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Village of Ossining, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining 6-4-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 190.
It is hereby found and determined by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining that the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the public sidewalks, streets and other open public places within the Village of Ossining and the deleterious circumstances resulting therefrom, constitute a menace to the health, safety, morals, welfare and reasonable security of the residents of the Village of Ossining.
It is the intention of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ossining in adopting this chapter to preserve, protect and secure the public health, safety and welfare of all the residents of the Village of Ossining by exercising the police power of the Village of Ossining, New York.
[Amended 12-3-2014 by L.L. No. 5-2014]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry, deliver or transport, except in a closed and sealed container, or serve, drink or consume any alcoholic beverage, as such term is defined in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law of the State of New York, upon any public sidewalk, street, alley, highway, park, playground, parking lot or other open public ground within the Village of Ossining, New York.
B. 
This prohibition shall not apply to any person, group or organization granted a special permit pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 190, Parks and Recreation, or to persons serving, possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages in compliance with the terms, conditions and mandates of a lawfully issued license by the State of New York and/or in a sidewalk cafe which is operating in compliance with a duly issued permit and waiver, if applicable, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 216, Sidewalk Cafes. In the event that the said serving, possessing or consuming of alcoholic beverages is not in compliance with the Village or the State of New York laws, rules and regulations, then the serving, possessing and consuming of alcoholic beverages shall be prohibited.
[Amended 8-3-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to the penalties as provided in Article III, General Penalty, of Chapter 1, General Provisions.