Village of Greenport, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Greenport 6-14-1976 as L.L. No. 3-1976 (Ch. 64 of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 35.
Mass public assemblies — See Ch. 44.
Boats and boating — See Ch. 48.
Noise — See Ch. 88.

§ 101-1 Purpose.

The Village of Greenport, for the preservation and maintenance of suitable recreation facilities for its citizens and their guests, hereby enacts this chapter so as to ensure the peaceful, orderly and most beneficial use of any and all recreational facilities supported, in whole or in part, or owned by the Village of Greenport.

§ 101-2 Hours.

[Added 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996; 10-16-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
All village-owned, -leased or -maintained parks or beaches shall close at one hour after sunset, with the following exceptions:
The area set aside for the village campsite; and
The park and recreation areas on Front Street known as "Mitchell Park," which shall close at 12:00 midnight.
No person or persons shall remain in or enter a village-owned, -leased or -maintained park or beach after the closing time without a permit.

§ 101-3 Littering.

No persons shall throw, break, cast, lay or deposit glass bottles, pieces of crockery, glass or glassware, garbage or refuse or any part thereof, or any injurious substance of any kind or nature, on any beach or other part of waterfront properties of the Village of Greenport or any recreation area or building or upon any parking area or roadway or pathway thereof, and such persons shall place same in containers as may be provided by the Village of Greenport.

§ 101-4 Alcoholic beverage restrictions.

[Added 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
No person or persons shall consume alcoholic beverages from any container in any village-owned, -leased or -maintained park or beach without a permit.

§ 101-5 Animals prohibited.

No dogs or domestic animals shall be allowed on beaches or within recreation areas.

§ 101-6 Liability for injuries and stolen property.

Anyone using a beach or recreation area or its facilities shall do so with the understanding that the village assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage which such person may sustain while an occupant of the recreation area or beach or while using any of the said facilities or related facilities; and the village shall not be responsible in any manner for any article that may be stolen from any building, structure, automobile or beach area or for any automobile or any other article that may be stolen from such automobile.

§ 101-7 Selling; vending; distribution of certain goods.

The selling, vending or offering for sale of any wares or merchandise or any tickets for admission to entertainment or other functions or chances or letters or lotteries or the distribution of leaflets, booklets or any advertising material whatsoever is strictly prohibited, except in such case and instances as the Village Board of the Village of Greenport has issued a permit therefor.

§ 101-8 Parking stickers.

No person shall be allowed to park in any parking facilities as may be provided hereto, unless he shall procure from the Village Clerk or other persons authorized by him and have in his possession a permit, as evidenced by a sticker which shall be prominently displayed on the rear bumper of the vehicle for which it was issued. Stickers lost or defaced may be reissued.

§ 101-9 Issuance of parking stickers.

Parking stickers shall be provided to residents or property owners of the Village of Greenport. Residency or property ownership may be established by showing proof of permanent or summer residency or property ownership either by tax bills or rent receipts or any such other evidence as will satisfy the Clerk of the applicant's residency or property ownership in the Village of Greenport.
The permit shall be issued by the Clerk of the Village of Greenport upon proof of residency, whether full or seasonable, and upon receipt of $5 for administration charge.
[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]

§ 101-10 Parking areas designated.

[Amended 8-11-1980 by L.L. No. 4-1980]
Parking areas in which the sticker is required shall be located as follows:
Adjacent to said premises known as the "Fifth Street Park," said parking area line on the easterly side of the property and on the westerly side of said Fifth Street Park and the southerly termination of Fifth Street and Sixth Street.
No person shall park a vehicle at any time on either side of Johnson Place between Fifth Street and Sixth Street.

§ 101-11 Fine for parking without permit.

[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
Conviction for parking without the necessary permit or sticker shall submit the defendant to a fine of not more than $50.

§ 101-12 Unauthorized motor vehicles prohibited.

[Added 6-25-2015 by L.L. No. 5-2015[1]]
There shall be no driving or use of a motor vehicle on any Village of Greenport public beach without the specific authorization by the Village of Greenport.
Editor’s Note: This local law also redesignated former § 101-12, Penalties for offenses, as § 101-15 and added §§ 101-13 and 101-14 as reserved sections.

§ 101-13 (Reserved).

§ 101-14 (Reserved).

§ 101-15 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 5-16-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
Except as elsewhere provided, violation of any section of this chapter, upon conviction of such violation, shall be punishable by a maximum fine of $250 and a minimum fine of $25 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both. The Village Board may, in addition to the penalties herein provided for the violation of any provision herein, revoke any permit or sticker as may be issued pursuant to this chapter.