Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Farmingdale 9-26-1977 by L.L. No. 8-1977[1] (Ch. 68, Art. VIII, of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: This local law repealed former Article VIII, Disturbing the Peace; Immoral Acts, adopted 7-25-1932 by Ord. No. 45.

§ 218-1 Open containers of alcoholic beverages in public places.

[Amended 8-1-1983 by L.L. No. 4-1983]
No person shall drink from any open bottle, can or container containing liquor, beer, wine or any other alcoholic beverage while such person is on any public highway, public street, public sidewalk, public parking area or public park or in any vehicle in a public place.

§ 218-2 Open containers of alcoholic beverages in vehicles.

An open bottle or other container containing liquor, beer, wine or any other alcoholic beverage in any vehicle in a public place shall be presumptive evidence that such open bottle or container is in the possession of all of the occupants of such vehicle in violation of the provisions of this chapter.

§ 218-3 Consuming alcoholic beverages in public places.

No person shall consume alcoholic beverages while upon any public street, sidewalk, parking area or in any public or private motor vehicle or conveyance while the same is in motion or parked upon any public street, sidewalk, parking area or public park.

§ 218-4 Suspension or modification of provisions.

The provisions of §§ 218-1 and 218-3 may be suspended or modified for the purpose of permitting local, civic and other nonprofit organizations to sell beverages within specified public areas during parades or other such special occasions or events, provided that written permission has first been obtained from the Board of Trustees for such sales.

§ 218-5 Throwing or discarding injurious substances on public streets and areas.

No person shall throw or deposit upon any public highway, public street, public parking area or public park any glass bottle, can container, glass, nails, tacks, wire or any other substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle upon such public highway, public street, sidewalk, public parking area or public park.

§ 218-6 Penalties for offenses. [1]

All persons violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 of 15 days' imprisonment, or both, for each violation thereof. Each violation thereof shall constitute a violation pursuant to this chapter.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).