Town of Riverhead, NY
Suffolk County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Riverhead 4-21-1970 by Ord. No. 41 (Ch. 76 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Graffiti — See Ch. 245, Art. II.
Parades, assemblies and special events — See Ch. 255.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 257.
Trespassing — See Ch. 285.
No person shall loiter in any way upon any street or in any public place in the Town of Riverhead.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LOITERING
Encompasses one or more of the following acts:
A. 
Obstructing, molesting or interfering with any person lawfully upon the street, sidewalk, park or other public place.
B. 
Remaining in a public place for the purpose of annoying or harassing any person lawfully upon any street, sidewalk, park or other public place.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public is invited, including the quasi-public area in front of or adjacent to or within any store, shop, restaurant, bar, luncheonette or other place of business, and also any parking lots or other private or public property not owned by or under the dominion of the person charged with a violation of this chapter.
[Added 8-18-2009 by L.L. No. 40-2009]
No person shall urinate in any public place, other than restroom facilities, or in public view within the Town of Riverhead.
[Amended 8-3-2010 by L.L. No. 20-2010]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment.