Village of Piermont, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Piermont 11-14-1977 by L.L. No. 27-1977 as Ch. 44 of the 1977 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements — See Ch. 61.
This chapter is enacted in recognition of the fact that minors under the age of 16 years loitering and wandering in or upon the public streets and ways constitute a hazard not only to their own personal well-being but to the health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the Village and to their property.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any minor under 16 years of age to loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon the public streets, highways, roads, alleys, parks, playgrounds, wharves, docks, waterfronts or other public grounds, public places and public buildings, places of amusement and entertainment, vacant lots or other unsupervised places between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the following day; provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to a minor accompanied by his or her parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of the minor.
B. 
Each violation of the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of a minor under the age of 16 years to permit such minor to loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon the public streets, highways, alleys, roads, parks, playgrounds, wharves, docks, waterfronts or other public grounds, public places and public buildings, places of amusement and entertainment, vacant lots or other unsupervised places between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the following day; provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply when the minor is accompanied by his or her parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of the minor.
B. 
Each violation of the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense.
Any minor violating the provisions of § 87-2 shall be dealt with in accordance with Family Court law and procedure. A parent, guardian or other adult violating the provisions of this chapter shall be dealt with in accordance with the penalty clause as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, of the Code of the Village of Piermont.