Town of Stanford, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stanford 9-14-1978 by L.L. No. 4-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mass gatherings — See Ch. 123.
Parks — See Ch. 132.
Town property — See Ch. 148.
[Amended 8-10-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
The Town Board of the Town of Stanford finds that the consumption of beer and other alcoholic beverages on property owned by the Town of Stanford is prohibited during all times because it is detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of its residents and creates a nuisance.
[Amended 7-8-1982 by L.L. No. 6-1982; 8-10-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
A. 
No person shall have in his/her possession any open bottle or container containing liquor, beer, wine or any other alcoholic beverage while such person is on property owned by the Town of Stanford during all times.
B. 
No person shall have in his/her possession any glass container while such person is on property owned by the Town of Stanford during all times.
Any open bottle or open container in any vehicle shall be presumptive evidence that the same is in the possession of the occupants thereof and in violation hereof.
The foregoing restrictions shall not apply in the event of a fair, picnic or other community gathering for which special permission has been granted by the Town Board and for which a special license has been issued by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, if required by law.
[Amended 9-13-1984 by L.L. No. 4-1984]
An offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 and/or not more than 15 days' imprisonment for the first offense and by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $250 and or not more than 15 days' imprisonment for the second or subsequent offense.