Village of Fort Plain, NY
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fort Plain 6-24-1971 as Secs. 10-15 through 10-18 of the 1971 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person to cause a congregation of people at any public place within the village or to participate in, conduct or accompany any organized parade or procession, other than a funeral procession, on the public streets, sidewalks or elsewhere in the village unless an application has been previously filed and a permit granted therefor.
An application for the permit required herein shall be filed with the Chief of Police, in writing, and shall contain the following information to be furnished by the person in official charge thereof:
The names of all organizations or persons organizing or sponsoring the parade, procession or gathering.
The purpose of the parade, procession or gathering.
The date and hours of the parade, procession or gathering.
If a parade or procession, the proposed route thereof and its beginning and terminating points, and if an assembly or gathering, the location thereof.
The number and type of vehicles, if any, marching units and floats.
The number of persons participating.
The Chief of Police shall investigate all applications for permits hereunder and may issue permits where the required information has been furnished, provided that the proposed parade, procession or gathering is otherwise lawful and can be held without undue interference with vehicular and pedestrian traffic within the village, of which circumstances the Chief of Police shall exercise his discretion.
When any two or more persons are assembled and any one or more of them shall be engaged in violent or tumultuous conduct or shall threaten violence, injury or intimidation against another, upon failure to disperse when ordered to do so by a police officer, all such persons so assembled shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.
Any person convicted of a violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment of not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.