[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Penn Yan as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-21-2012 by L.L. No. 2-2012]
Editor's Note: This local law was originally adopted as Ch. 101 but was renumbered to maintain the alphabetical organization of the Code.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following words shall have the meanings indicated:
- FUNERAL EVENT
- The ceremonies, processions, services and gatherings (wake) held in connection with the burial or cremation of the dead.
- Protest activities engaged in by a person or persons which disturb, annoy or alarm, or create a risk of disturbing, annoying or alarming, any person attending a funeral event, as such is defined in this chapter, by use of words, utterances, actions or graphic depictions, with intent to disturb, annoy or alarm.
It is unlawful for any person to engage in picketing within 1,000 feet of any cemetery, burial plot, funeral home, mortuary, crematorium, church, synagogue, mosque, temple or any other location or facility being used for a funeral event within two hours prior to, during, and/or two hours following the commencement of a funeral event.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $250, and/or by incarceration for a period not to exceed 15 days.