Town of Irondequoit, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Irondequoit 1-20-1977 as Ch. 65, Art. VI, of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Boats and boating — See Ch. 91.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 167.
Solid waste — See Ch. 192.
This chapter shall be known as the "Bathing and Swimming Ordinance of the Town of Irondequoit."
The purpose of this chapter is to regulate bathing and swimming in certain waters in or adjacent to the Town of Irondequoit and the beaches appurtenant thereto for preserving the public peace, good order and safety.
No person shall swim or bath in open water exposed to the public within or bounding at any place in the Town of Irondequoit between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
No person over 12 years of age shall undress in any automobile while it is upon any public street or highway or any other street or right-of-way or any portion thereof which the public have a right to use or upon lands adjacent thereto within the Town of Irondequoit for the purpose of putting on or taking off a bathing suit.
Applicable area. The provisions of this section shall apply only to that portion of the beach along Lake Ontario which is not privately owned, being that area of the beach located within 15 feet of the high-water mark between those areas commonly known as the "Summerville Beach" and "Windsor Beach" and being bounded on the west by the United States Coast Guard Lifesaving Station at Summerville and being bounded on the east by the east line of Tone Terrace and extending northerly to the high-water mark of Lake Ontario, and shall be effective throughout the entire calendar year.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Loitering. No person shall within the hours during which bathing and swimming are prohibited in the waters of Lake Ontario adjacent to the beaches above described, except in an emergency, be present upon, loiter on, congregate on or use any portion of the beach, except established walks.
Garbage and rubbish. The deposit of rubbish, garbage, paper, cans and bottles on any portion of the beach, except in receptacles provided for such purpose, is prohibited.
Beverages. No person shall bring onto the beach or have in his or her possession thereon any liquor, beer or alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverages.
Playing equipment. No person shall bring upon the beach any hardball, baseball or other ball, except large soft beach balls or floating water balls, nor shall any person engage in ballplaying of any kind, except with large soft beach balls or floating water balls.
Disorderly conduct. No person shall use profane language, engage in lewd or licentious acts or otherwise interfere with the orderly use of such beach by other persons.
Peddlers and vendors. Public vendors and peddlers shall be excluded from the beach area for purposes of selling or distributing any food, ice cream or beverages.[2]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 167, Peddling and Soliciting.
The Police Department of the Town of Irondequoit shall enforce the provisions of this chapter.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class C violation, punishable as provided in § 1-16.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
In addition to the above-provided penalties and punishment, the Town Board may also maintain an action or proceeding in the name of the town in a court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or to restrain by injunction the violation of such chapter.