Village of Hammondsport, NY
Steuben County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hammondsport 7-29-1986 as L.L. No. 2-1986.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 32.
Dogs and other animals — See Ch. 53.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law superseded former Ch. 35. Beaches and Waterways, adopted 1-8-1985 as L.L. No. 1-1985.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Beach and Vessel Regulations Law."
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BEACH
The land area in the Village of Hammondsport under and adjacent to the southern edge of Keuka Lake to a distance of 1,500 feet from the shore.
SWIMMING AREA
All area leased by the Village of Hammondsport, but not including the east end of William Street, which is designated by signs as a boat launch and a dock area.
A portion of the Keuka Lake beach is designated by the Village of Hammondsport and Town of Urbana as the beach swimming area.
A. 
Swimming is allowed in such area only during posted hours and when a lifeguard is on duty.
B. 
No flotation devices, glassware or boats are allowed in the designated swimming area.
C. 
No animals (other than Seeing Eye dogs) are allowed in the designated swimming area.
D. 
No alcoholic beverages shall be possessed or consumed in the swimming area or adjacent beach.
A portion of the Keuka Lake beach is designated by the Village of Hammondsport and Town of Urbana as the boat launch area and boat dock area.
A. 
No swimming, sunbathing, waterskiing or loitering is allowed in the boat launch and dock area.
B. 
No overnight docking is allowed in either designated area.
C. 
No animals, other than Seeing Eye dogs, are allowed in the boat launch area.
D. 
Use of the boat launch shall be restricted to Town of Urbana residents who have obtained a permit from the Village Clerk's office. The required fee for the permit shall be set by the Trustees of the Village of Hammondsport and the Board of the Town of Urbana.
Any person, upon conviction for violation of any of the provisions of this chapter, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.