Town of Brookhaven, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven 6-16-1987 by L.L. No. 7-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 19-1 Hours of operation restricted.

Except after 1:00 p.m., all commercial and business activities on the day designated by the State Legislature as Memorial Day or on Independence Day are hereby prohibited; provided, however, that when such activities are works of necessity, they may be performed on those days in their usual and orderly manner so as not to interfere with the observance of said days.

§ 19-2 Public selling restricted.

A. 
All manner of public selling or offering for sale of any property on the day designated by the State Legislature as Memorial Day or on Independence Day is prohibited except as follows:
(1) 
Articles of food may be delivered at any time before 10:00 a.m.
(2) 
Meals may be sold to be eaten on the premises where sold at any time of the day.
(3) 
Caterers may serve meals to their patrons at any time of the day.
(4) 
Prepared tobacco, bread, milk, eggs, ice, soda water, fruit, flowers, confectionery, souvenirs, newspapers, gasoline, oil, tires, drugs, medicines and surgical instruments may be sold and may be delivered at any time of the day.
(5) 
Grocers, delicatessen dealers and bakers may sell, supply, serve and deliver cooked and prepared foods, and roadside stands selling fresh vegetables and other farm produce and fishing tackle and bait stores may sell, supply, serve and deliver merchandise usually sold by them at any time of the day.
B. 
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed as permission to carry on commercial or business activities except as otherwise regulated by law.
C. 
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed as prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages by persons, firms or corporations holding licenses or permits issued under the provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

§ 19-3 Penalties for offenses.

Any person, association, partnership or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $100.