[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clarkstown 4-3-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974 as Ch. 67 of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This ordinance shall be known as the "Ordinance Regulating Commercial and Business Activities on Memorial Day in the Town of Clarkstown."
All trades, manufacturers and mechanical employments upon the day known and designated as "Memorial Day" are hereby prohibited before 1:00 p.m., except that when the same are works of necessity they may be performed on that day in their usual and orderly manner, so as not to interfere with the observance of said day.
All manner of public selling or offering for sale of any property upon the day known and designated as "Memorial Day" is prohibited before 1:00 p.m., except as follows:
Articles of food may be sold, served, supplied and delivered at any time before 10:00 a.m.
Meals may be sold to be eaten on the premises where sold at any time of the day.
Caterers may serve meals to their patrons at any time of the day.
Flags and other patriotic emblems, prepared tobacco, bread, milk, eggs, ice, soda water, fruit, flowers, confectionery, souvenirs, newspapers, magazines, stationery, film, gasoline, oil, tires, drugs, medicines and surgical instruments may be sold and may be delivered at any time of the day.
Persons, firms or corporations holding licenses or permits issued under the provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law permitting the sale of alcoholic beverages at retail may sell such beverages.
[Amended 4-28-1976 by L.L. No. 3-1976; 4-9-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $2,500. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense.
Editor's Note: Original § 67-5, Memorial Day on Sunday, was repealed 9-11-1991 by L.L. No. 9-1991.