[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Montgomery during codification; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC PLACES, VILLAGE LANDS
- Any lands, roads, streets, highways, alleys, sidewalks, drives or park facilities located within the boundaries of the Incorporated Village of Montgomery, Orange County, State of New York.
- All lands, areas etc. located within the boundaries of the Incorporated Village of Montgomery, Orange County, State of New York, whether privately or publicly owned.
No person shall indulge in disorderly or noisy or disturbing conduct within the village. Any person who commits any of the acts in the following subsections will be considered in violation of this chapter.
Offensive language. Uses or indulges in offensive, disorderly, threatening, abusive or insulting language, conduct or behavior.
Disorderliness. Acts in such manner as to annoy, disturb, interfere with, obstruct or be offensive to others, or cause such conditions etc. as to require any request for police service.
Causing crowd to collect. By his actions causes a crowd to collect, except when lawfully addressing such a crowd.
Missiles. Propel, throw or shoot any missile or solid object such as stones, eggs, snowballs, sticks, metal, bullets or similar materials upon or across or toward any street, sidewalk, highway or other public place in the village where such act would, in fact or potentially, injure or threaten injury to any person or property.
Lewd acts and gestures. Commit or indulge in any lewd, wanton, indecent, immodest, obscene or filthy act or gesture, or expose, display, post, exhibit, paint, print or mark upon any wall or object or place any placard, poster, bill, painting or sign, either as an advertisement or otherwise, upon any building, billboard, wall, fence, tree or other surface so as to be visible from any street or public place, which shall be of a lewd, indecent, immodest, immoral or vulgar character and as may be calculated to shock the sense of decency and propriety.
No person or persons shall play baseball, frisbee or any other game or games which require the throwing or hitting of missiles between participants or against walls, fences, buildings etc. upon any village lands or public places with the exception of those areas specifically designed and intended for such play.
No person or persons shall deface, damage or remove, without permission of the owner thereof, any flowers, shrubs, trees, fence, building, awning, sign, fountain or ornamental thing, utility pole, street lamp or wires or conduit connected therefore, notice or handbill lawfully posted, fire hydrant, trash baskets, flagpoles, plaques or any other property of any kind, whether located upon public or private property within the village.
No person or persons shall congregate, stand, loaf or loiter upon any street, sidewalk, entrance to building or other area so as to obstruct same, hinder or prevent persons passing or attempting or desiring to pass thereon; nor shall they congregate, stand, loaf or loiter in such a manner so as to annoy, disturb, inconvenience, alarm or be offensive to others.
No person or persons shall use or cause to be used a sound truck, mechanical sound-amplifying device, car-auto stereo, tape player, radio or other such sound-producing device in such a manner to be audible from said device to a point 50 feet from such device nor shall such a device etc. create any unreasonably loud, harsh or prolonged sound.
No person or persons shall enter without authority or trespass upon or damage any private property or property owned by or under the control of the village.
No person or persons shall build, kindle or assist in building or kindling any bonfire or other fire in any street, public place or upon any village lands without written permission of the Mayor or the Village Board of Trustees, nor shall any person or persons build, kindle, or assist in building or kindling any bonfire or other fire in any place where or whereby any person or property may be injured or endangered.
The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.