[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of LeRoy 8-8-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall possess any alcoholic beverages in the Village of LeRoy with the intent to consume in a public place, as defined by § 240.00 of the Penal Law of the State of New York, namely, "public place" means a place to which the public or a substantial group of persons has access and includes, but is not limited to, highways, transportation facilities, schools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds and hallways, lobbies and other portions of apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence. Any alcoholic beverage found to be in the possession of persons in such public place shall be confiscated.
The foregoing restrictions shall not apply in the event of a fair, picnic or other community gathering for which special permission has been issued by the Board of Trustees and for which a special license has been issued by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, and, in addition thereto, the Board of Trustees, acting through the Village Administrator/Village Clerk, may issue a picnic permit for the use of the Village Park or Village Building for groups of persons so requesting under conditions and subject to rules and regulations which may from time to time be established by the Board. This permit may allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages in such public places.
[Amended 1-23-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008]
Unlawful possession of alcoholic beverages in a public place is a violation punishable by a fine of $50 for the first such violation; a second violation shall be punishable by up to 10 hours community service and/or a fine of $50; a third or subsequent violation shall be punishable by a fine up to $100 and/or 15 days in jail.