Town of Wilton, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Littering — See Ch. 73.
[Adopted 7-16-1985 by L.L. No. 2-1985]

§ 39-1 Title.

This article shall be known as the "Open Container Law."

§ 39-2 Possession restricted.

No person shall have in his possession any open bottle or container containing liquor, beer, wine or other alcoholic beverages while such person is on any public highway, public street, public sidewalks, public parking area or in any vehicle or public place, except those premises duly licensed for sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises.

§ 39-3 Open containers in vehicles.

An open bottle or open container in any vehicle shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in the possession of all occupants thereof and in violation hereof.

§ 39-4 Exceptions.

The foregoing restrictions shall not apply in the event of a fair, picnic or other community gathering for which special permission has been granted by the Town Board and for which a special license has been issued by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

§ 39-5 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 10-3-1991 by L.L. No. 3-1991]
A violation of this article shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine not less than $25 and not more than $250 and/or a term of imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.