Village of Angola, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Angola as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-13-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2011[1]]
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Editor's Note: This article was adopted as Ch. 151 but was renumbered in order to maintain the alphabetical organization of the Table of Contents.
The adoption of Megan's Law[1] has increased public awareness of sexual offenders by requiring them to become registered with authorities, making such information available to the public. The Village Board of the Village of Angola hereby enacts this chapter to prevent sex offenders from residing or living near areas where children regularly meet and congregate. The Village Board of the Village of Angola believes this legislation is necessary to further protect the best interest of all children and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the Village of Angola.
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Editor's Note: See Correction Law § 168 et seq.
No person over the age of 18 years, who has been convicted of a violation of a sexual offense upon a child of the age of 16 years or under, as defined by the New York State Penal Law which would require that individual to register as a sexual offender under state law and/or federal law, shall be permitted to reside or live within 1,000 feet of the real property of any school, park, playground or day care center in the Village of Angola, unless the residency of the said offender was established prior to the enactment of this legislation, in which case such offender may continue to occupy such location for three months from the effective date of this chapter.
A. 
Any sex offender residing in the Village of Angola at the time of conviction of any sexual offense requiring registration under any federal or state law is required to register as such with the Town of Evans Police Department within 10 days of:
(1) 
Conviction of such offense if not incarcerated; or
(2) 
Release from incarceration; or
(3) 
Taking up residence in the Village of Angola; or
(4) 
Undertaking employment with in the Village of Angola; or
(5) 
The effective date of this legislation, whichever is later.
B. 
Residency for the purposes hereof shall be defined as having a place of residence or abode within the Village of Angola.
C. 
Upon registration such sexual offender shall provide to the Evans Police Department the following information:
(1) 
Legal name and any names or aliases used or for which such offender has applied within the last year.
(2) 
Such offender's date of birth, and social security number.
(3) 
The current address of such offender, the addresses of any other residences or real property owned or leased by such offender and the address of any other locations or places of lodging where such offender intends to stay or does stay for more than three consecutive days at any time or an aggregate of 10 or more days in a registration year.
(4) 
Such offender's place of employment and the name and telephone number of any contact person who knows the location of the offender at any and all times of employment or other times such offender performs work in the scope of employment.
(5) 
Such offender's driver's license number and license plate number, vehicle identification number and description of any and all vehicles registered, owned or driven by him or available to him by the consent of another.
(6) 
A list of all sex offense violations of which the offender has been convicted.
D. 
Registration shall be updated and renewed annually, each calendar year.
Failure to comply with this chapter or any provision hereof is considered a violation and may result in a fine of $250 and/or imprisonment for 15 days. Each day such sex offender has failed to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed a separate offense, and shall be punishable as such.