City of Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 5-25-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purposes of this chapter, the below-listed terms shall have the following meanings:
MAYOR
The Mayor of the City of Rochester, New York.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by Ord. No. 85-480]
MOLOTOV COCKTAIL
A gasoline-filled bottle or container with a fuse-type wick inserted in the neck, (commonly used in World War II).
MUNICIPAL CODE
The Municipal Code of the City of Rochester, New York, as last amended.
No person shall make, carry, possess or use any type of Molotov cocktail, gasoline or petroleum-base firebomb or other incendiary missile.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by Ord. No. 85-480]
During the period of a declared state of emergency, the Mayor shall have the power to invoke any or all of the following provisions:
A. 
Alcoholic beverages. No person shall consume any alcoholic beverages in a public street or place which is publicly owned or in any motor vehicle driven or parked thereon which is within a duly designated restricted area.
B. 
Weapons. No person shall carry or possess any rock, bottle, club, brick or weapon, who uses or intends to use the same unlawfully against the person or property of another.
C. 
Restricted areas. No person shall enter any area designated by the Mayor as a restricted area unless in the performance of official duties or with written permission from the Mayor or his or her duly designated representative, or such person shall prove residence therein.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
[Amended 11-12-1985 by Ord. No. 85-480; 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
Should the Mayor deem it necessary to invoke any or all of the above provisions of § 93-3 of the Municipal Code, he or she shall be required to give notice of the same by means of a written proclamation issued to news media for immediate dissemination to the public.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by Ord. No. 85-480]
During the period of a declared state of emergency, the Mayor shall have the power to declare a curfew during the hours of which no person shall be allowed in the public streets or places throughout the City of Rochester, New York, or in any designated sections of the same.
[Amended 7-22-1969 by Ord. No. 69-329]
A violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, or by a penalty of not less than $5 nor more than $1,000 to be recovered by the City of Rochester in a civil action.
If any word, clause, sentence, paragraph, section or other part of this chapter shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not effect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the word, clause, sentence, paragraph, section or other part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.