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City of Oswego, NY
Oswego County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oswego 8-10-2009. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 59.
Noise — See Ch. 165.
Nuisance abatement — See Ch. 170.
This chapter shall be known as the "Trespassing and Public Urinating and Defecating Ordinance of the City of Oswego," for the prevention of trespass on private property and to prevent urination and defecation in public places.
A person who intrudes upon any lot or parcel of private land within the bounds of the City of Oswego without permission from the owner thereof, or without lawful authority, is guilty of the offense of trespass.
No person shall urinate or defecate on any lot or parcel of private land within public view or in any public place. For purposes of this section, the term "public place" shall mean any highway, street, alley, sidewalk, park, playground, parking area or lot, public building, school, mall, or any other public facility or ground, whether vacant or improved, or any other place to which the public or substantial group of persons has access, but excluding restrooms.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not less than $250 nor greater than $500 and/or imprisonment for no more than 15 days, or both.