Village of Sloan, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sloan 10-29-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991 (Ch. 131 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 334-1
Declaration of policy. 

§ 334-2
Unlawful activities. 

§ 334-3
Penalties for offenses. 

It is declared that the protection and preservation of the home is the keystone of democratic government; that the public health and welfare and the good order of the community require that members of the community enjoy in their homes and dwellings a feeling of well-being, tranquility and privacy and, when absent from their homes and dwellings, carry with them the sense of security inherent in the assurance that they may return to the enjoyment of their homes and dwellings; that the practice of picketing before or about residences and dwellings causes emotional disturbance and distress to the occupants; that such practice has as its object the harassing of such occupants; that without resort to such practice full opportunity exists and, under terms and provisions of this chapter, will continue to exist for the exercise of freedom of speech and other constitutional rights; and that the provisions hereinafter enacted are necessary for the public interest to avoid the detrimental results herein set forth.

It is unlawful for any person to engage in picketing before or about the residence or dwelling of any individual in the Village of Sloan.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both, for each offense.