[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Nissequogue 9-18-1980 by L.L. No. 6-1980. Sections 45-1 and 45-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
The Village Board of the Village of Nissequogue declares its intent to control unusually large gatherings of persons which, if not regulated, would be detrimental to the life, health, welfare and good order of the people of the Village of Nissequogue and to give the municipality the ability to provide for sanitary facilities, refuse disposal, medical care and other essential services. By this enactment, the Village Board intends to promote the health, safety, moral and general welfare of the people of the Village of Nissequogue and the exercise of its police powers.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- LARGE ASSEMBLY
- Any assemblage or gathering of more than 200 persons on any parcel of property within the village.
No parade or large assembly, as defined above, on public or private property within the village shall be permitted unless a permit shall have been obtained from the Village Board of the Village of Nissequogue at least four weeks before the time of holding of said parade or large assembly. Application for said permit shall clearly set forth the following:
The purpose of the parade or assembly.
The managers or parties in control of the same.
The date and place.
The sanitary facilities available.
The proposed parking facilities.
Arrangements for disposal of refuse.
Availability of medical services.
Specify whether any speeches are to be made and if so, by whom.
Whether or not any moneys are to be charged or solicited for entrance to said parade or assembly.
Evidence of compliance with all applicable public authorities and regulations.
The Village Board in the issuance of a permit shall have the right to specify conditions for the issuance of said permit, which conditions may apply with regard to any or all of the above provisions of the application. In addition, the village shall be authorized to request a bond to be posted to insure compliance with any conditions that may be specified.
This chapter and the necessity of obtaining a permit hereunder shall not apply to not-for-profit corporations, operating clubs with established meeting halls, educational institutions or on Town of Smithtown beaches with requisite permits from the Town of Smithtown.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.
The Board of Trustees may enforce compliance with the provisions of this chapter by applying to the appropriate court for injunctive relief.