[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Bath as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-21-1977 by L.L. No. 10-1977]
The possession by any person of an open container containing or having contained alcoholic beverages on any public highway, road, street, avenue, alley, driveway, sidewalk, parking lot or any public way; or in any public park; or on private real property generally used by the public is hereby prohibited.
This article shall not apply to public lands known as "Mossy Bank Park" during those days and hours when Mossy Bank Park is open to the public.
Further, this article shall not apply to public lands within the Village of Bath known as "Pulteney Park" where any organization has obtained a special permit for the sale of beer and/or wine at a gathering, function, occasion or event located within Pulteney Park. A special permit for the sale of beer and/or wine may be issued by the Village Clerk upon resolution by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Bath following recommendation of the Chief of Police of the Village of Bath, or his designee. Application for such special permit shall be made by such organization not less than 10 days prior to the issuance of the permit. A temporary permit by the New York State Liquor Authority pursuant to § 97 of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. The special permit shall also be issued under such further conditions as the Board of Trustees of the Village of Bath may reasonably determine.
[Added 9-4-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]