Town of DeWitt, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of DeWitt 7-14-1975; amended in its entirety 8-26-1985. Section 55-1 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 137.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 181.
No person shall drink liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage from any open bottle or container containing liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage while such person is on any public highway, public street, public sidewalk, public parking area, public park or similar public place, or on private property without invitation or permission of the owner of such property, in that portion of the Town of DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, lying outside the incorporated limits of the Village of East Syracuse, not licensed to serve or disperse said alcoholic beverages by the State Liquor Authority pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law of the State of New York.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
A. 
No person shall drink liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage or have in his possession any open bottle or container containing liquor, wine, beer or other alcoholic beverage while such person is the operator of or a passenger in a motor vehicle on any public highway, public street, public parking area or public park or similar public place, or on private property without invitation or permission of the owner of such property, in that portion of said Town of DeWitt lying outside the incorporated limits of the Village of East Syracuse.
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An open bottle or container in any vehicle shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in the possession of all the occupants thereof and in violation hereof.
Any conviction of any person for the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter will constitute an offense punishable by a fine of not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.) or a sentence to a maximum term of imprisonment for a period of five (5) days, or by other such fine and imprisonment.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 2A-5, Violation to constitute disorderly conduct, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.