[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Highland Falls 8-10-1971 by L.L. No. 5-1971 as Ch. 30 of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- INTENT TO CONSUME
- Drinking from the container, with alcohol on the breath of the possessor and/or any circumstances evidencing an intent to ultimately consume on any public lands.
- OPEN CONTAINER
- A container with the contents exposed to the atmosphere or the seal thereof broken.
No person shall have, possess, carry or transport liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages with intent to consume said beverage in or upon any public sidewalk, street, highway, parking lot or public park in the Village of Highland Falls in open containers, and no person shall drink or otherwise consume liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages in or upon any public sidewalk, street, highway, parking lot or public park in the Village of Highland Falls.
If any organization desires to dispense alcoholic beverages on public property in the Village of Highland Falls, it must apply to the Highland Falls Village Board of Trustees for permission to do so not less than 15 days prior to the date that it desires to dispense said beverage. No fee shall be charged for the granting of this permission, and said permission, if granted, shall be contingent upon said organization securing a proper license from the appropriate Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to dispense alcoholic beverages on said property. This license shall be displayed to the Village Board of Trustees.
No alcoholic beverage shall be consumed other than on those premises described in the letter of permission issued by the Village.
An open bottle or open container in which there is an alcoholic beverage in any vehicle shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in possession of all occupants thereof and in violation hereof.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished, upon conviction, by a maximum fine of $250 or by a term of imprisonment of not more than 15 days, or both. Each day that a violation of or failure to comply with any provision of this enactment or any regulation promulgated hereunder by the Board of Trustees occurs shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.