Village of Ravena, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ravena 8-17-1976 as L.L. No. 1-1976. Sections 39-1, 39-3 and 39-4 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 83.
No person shall carry or possess any open bottle or container containing liquor, beer, wine or other alcoholic beverage with the intent of such person or another to consume such beverage while such person in on any public highway, public street, public parking area or in any vehicle or public place whatsoever in the village, except the interior of the building as to premises duly licensed for sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
An open bottle or open container in any vehicle shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in the possession of all the occupants thereof and in violation hereof.
A. 
At least 10 calendar days prior to the proposed date of a community event, any person may apply to the Chief of Police, on his own behalf or on behalf of an organization, for a permit to possess and consume an alcoholic beverage as referred to herein during or in the conduct of a community event.
B. 
The application shall contain the following information:
(1) 
The name, address and telephone number of the applicant. Where the applicant is an organization, the name and address of the organization and its officers shall be given.
(2) 
The purpose of the community event, the date when it is proposed to be held, the approximate time the community event will start and terminate and the place where it shall take place.
(3) 
Any other pertinent information the Chief of Police shall deem necessary.
C. 
Where the Chief of Police shall determine that the proposed community event is of such character, size and location as to be appropriate to and in harmony with the surrounding area and that the public health, morals, safety and general welfare of the surrounding neighborhood will not be endangered by the granting of a permit, he shall issue a permit conditioned upon the applicant's written agreement to comply with the terms thereof.
D. 
Upon a denial by the Chief of Police of an application made pursuant to this chapter, the applicant may appeal the determination of the Chief of Police to the Board of Trustees by filing a written notice of appeal for hearing by the Board of Trustees. Upon receipt of a request for said hearing, the Mayor shall designate two or more members of the Board to conduct said hearing as a review board. Said hearing shall be held on a date and at a place and hour designated by the Mayor.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A violation of this chapter shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.