Town of Stanford, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stanford 6-10-1982 as L.L. No. 4-1982. Sections 132-4B and 132-9 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 111
The use of parks, lakes and immediately adjacent areas under the control of the Stanford Town Board and Recreation Commission shall be deemed a privilege and shall be available solely and exclusively to the residents of the Town of Stanford and their guests. Residents of the Town of Stanford shall be required to exhibit identification as may be required by the Stanford Town Board and Recreation Commission, and no nonresident guests may enter the facilities or areas of the Stanford Town Board and Recreation Commission unless accompanied by an adult resident of the Town of Stanford bearing proper identification.
No person shall injure, deface, disturb, befoul nor in any manner destroy or cause to be destroyed any part of any park or any facility, building, sign, structure, equipment, utility or other property found therein. No person shall dig for, remove, injure or destroy any tree, flower, shrub, plant or growing thing or any rock, mineral, artifact or other material within the boundaries of any park. No person shall kill, trap, hunt, pursue or in any manner disturb or cause to be disturbed any wild bird or animal within the boundaries of any park.
No person shall deposit or abandon in any park, driveway or parking lot, or in the waters of any such park or adjacent to any such park, any garbage, sewage, refuse, trash, waste or other obnoxious material, except in receptacles provided for such purposes.
All residents and taxpayers of said Town of Stanford shall be required to properly identify themselves when called upon to do so by any authorized representative of the Town Board or by any person assigned to such duty by the Town Board or its agents.
All motor vehicles and other vehicles shall have their identification verified by a car sticker to be issued each year by the Town of Stanford. These stickers are to be issued for each motor vehicle or other vehicle belonging to the residents of the Town of Stanford. The car sticker shall be displayed on a window of said motor vehicle or other vehicle in a prominent, continuously visible location.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Any motor vehicle or other vehicle on Town recreation property in violation of Subsection B is subject to being towed away at the owner's cost and expense.
Any person shall be guilty of violating park rules and regulations for the following:
Disobeying an order of a police officer, playground director or other person designated by the Town Board to give orders, or disobeying the notices, prohibitions, instructions or directions on any recreation area sign.
Using threatening, abusive or insulting language.
Doing any obscene or indecent act.
Throwing stones or other missiles.
Soliciting alms, subscriptions or contributions for any purposes.
Annoying persons.
Interfering with, encumbering, obstructing or rendering dangerous any drive, path, walk, dock, beach, boardwalk or public area.
Climbing or lying upon any wall, fence, shelter, seat, statue, monument, boardwalk or other structure.
Doing any act tending to or amounting to a breach of the peace.
Entering or leaving any restricted recreation area except at established entranceways or exits or at established times.
Engaging in, instigating, aiding or encouraging a contention or fight.
Assaulting any person.
Doing, aiding, abetting or assisting in doing any act injurious to any person, animal or property within any recreation area or on any recreation area street not specifically prohibited herein.
Acting as crier or advertiser, through the media of voice, public-address system or other mechanical device, on beaches or boardwalks or in the vicinity of same.
Dressing or undressing in autos, trucks, buses or other conveyances or anywhere within the recreational park except in such places as may be designated or maintained by the recreation area for such purpose.
Leashing and control of dogs.
At all times dogs must be leashed while on the Town recreation property.
No dog shall be allowed on the designated beach or in the water.
The owner of or person harboring such dogs or otherwise responsible for such dogs shall be liable for violation of this provision of this chapter.
Motor vehicles and bicycles will be driven only on designated recreational area roads and parked only in designated parking areas.
No person shall operate or have in his possession within the boundaries of any recreational area any off-the-road motor-driven vehicle, including, by way of example but not by way of limitation, any minibike, motorcycle, dune mobile, snowmobile, converted snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, amphibious vehicle or similar motorized device.
Any person committing an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation under the Penal Law and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.