Village of Wappingers Falls, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wappingers Falls 7-7-1975 by L.L. No. 2-1975; amended in its entirety 2-12-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Noise — See Ch. 100.
It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 16 to possess any air gun or other instrument or weapon in which the propelling force is a spring or air, or any gun or any instrument or weapon in or upon which any loaded or blank cartridges may be used, or any loaded or blank cartridges or ammunition therefor, or any dangerous knife, provided that the holder of a hunting license or permit issued pursuant to Article 11 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law and used in accordance with said law shall not be governed by this section. A person who violates the provisions of this section shall be adjudged a juvenile delinquent.
A parent, guardian other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than 18 years old fails or refuses to exercise reasonable diligence in order to control such child to prevent him from becoming a juvenile delinquent or person in need of supervision under terms defined in Articles 10, 3 and 7 of the Family Court Act of the State of New York (Penal Law § 260.10) is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Except as otherwise provided by the Penal Law, any person violating any provision of this chapter may be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or both.
Editor’s Note: L.L. No. 8-2008, adopted 12-8-2008, created a uniform section for the application of penalties occurring when any ordinance, resolution or act of the Village is violated. See Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II, General Penalty.