[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Games of chance on Sunday — See Ch. 52.
[Adopted 5-24-1952 by Ord. No. 7]
The racing of horses and motor vehicles and the holding of public events for the racing of horses and motor vehicles after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday is hereby permitted, subject to the provisions and conditions hereinafter set forth, but the following provisions and conditions shall apply to all days of the week.
No such racing event, either of horses or motor vehicles, to which the public is invited or an admission fee is charged, either directly or indirectly, shall be held in the Town of Queensbury unless a license or permit is therefor issued by the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury.
Such license shall be for the remainder of the calendar year in which said license shall be issued, and the fee for such license or permit shall be the sum of $25.
No such permit or license shall be granted by the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury until a substantial plank or timber barrier shall be erected between the racing track or course and the area in which the spectators are invited to be present, and such barrier shall be kept and maintained in good condition at all times.
Every application for such license or permit shall be made in writing and shall state the nature of the race or event for which permission is requested, the location of such race or event, the name and address of the applicant if the same is an individual or of all partners if the applicant shall be a partnership and if the applicant is a corporation, the date of incorporation, the law under which the corporation was organized and the names and addresses of the principal officers of the corporation.
[Amended 5-24-1991 by L.L. No. 6-1991]
Any person, firm or corporation who or which shall hold any such race or racing event in the Town of Queensbury without first obtaining from the Town Board of the Town of Queensbury the aforesaid license or permit or who shall otherwise violate any section or provision of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor which shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed one year, or both, and in addition thereto, or in the alternative, the license or permit of the violator may be revoked.