Village of Phoenix, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Phoenix 12-1-1992 by L.L. No. 11-1992 (Ch. 37 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Adult entertainment businesses — See Ch. 65.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 69.
Firearms — See Ch. 95.
Parks and public property — See Ch. 133.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A place to which the public or a substantial group of persons has access, and includes but is not limited to highways, transportation facilities, schools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds and hallways, lobbies and other portions of apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence.
Any conveyance, premises or place used for or in connection with public passenger transportation, whether by motor vehicle or any other method.
A person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm or recklessly creating a risk thereof, he or she:
Engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior;
Makes unreasonable noise;
In a public place, uses abusive or obscene language or makes an obscene gesture with the intent to provoke a violent reaction thereto or recklessly creating a risk thereof;
Without lawful authority, disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons;
Obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic;
Congregates with other persons in a public place and refuses to comply with a lawful order of the police to disperse; or
Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose.
A person is guilty of harassment when, with intent to harass, annoy or alarm another person, he or she:
Strikes, shoves, kicks or otherwise subjects a person to physical contact or attempts or threatens to do the same;
Follows a person in or about a public place or places; or
Engages in a course of conduct or repeatedly commits acts which alarm and seriously annoy such other person and which serve no legitimate purpose.
[Added 9-5-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006[1]]
A person is guilty of disorderly operation of a motor vehicle where he or she shall operate a motor vehicle, as defined in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, upon any highway, road, street, driveway or parking lot, public or private, in the Village of Phoenix in such a manner as to cause or create a disturbance or to cause alarm or fear for the safety of persons or property or to unreasonably disturb the peace and quiet of any person or persons in the Village of Phoenix.
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former § 137-4, Penalties for offenses.
[Added 9-5-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006]
Offenses involving the provisions of this chapter are violations and are punishable by a fine of up to $250, a sentence of imprisonment fixed by the court which shall not exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.