Village of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson 3-22-1967 as Ch. 43 of the 1967 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 45.
Bicycles — See Ch. 53.
Firearms and weapons — See Ch. 78.
Noise — See Ch. 107.
No act or amusement, such as playing ball, or shinny, the discharge of firearms or fireworks or throwing sticks, stones or quoits, or any act, amusement or practice, by which a person or property is endangered will be permitted in any public place or in the vicinity of any public building in said village, under a penalty of $10.
No person or persons shall publicly expose himself or themselves naked or publicly bathe or make any indecent exposure of person in any part of said village or the waters therein, under a penalty of $10.
No person shall in any way deface, injure, disturb or destroy any public lamppost, fixture or lantern or meddle with, open, light or extinguish (except persons whose duty it shall be to light and extinguish the same) any lamp along or in any street or sidewalk in said village, under a penalty of $10.
No person shall use any hand sled or vehicle without horse for the amusement of sliding or riding downhill in or upon any street in said village, without prior permission from the Mayor or Trustees, under a penalty of $1.
No person or persons shall set up, maintain or keep any gambling house, faro bank, house of assignation, brothel or house of debauchery in said village, under a penalty of $25, and $10 for each day such house shall remain open after notice to close the same.
The unnecessary congregation of two or more persons on the sidewalks or corners of the streets is forbidden and is hereby declared unlawful and shall be an offense punishable by a fine of $10 for the first offense and by a fine not to exceed $100 for the second offense.
It shall be unlawful for any person to make any noise or engage in riotous conduct to disturb the quiet and peace of the village or of any meeting or assembly therein; to publicly use any profane, vulgar or obscene language or conduct in any street or public place in said village; to maliciously break, mar, injure, remove or deface any public building, fence, awning, sign, signboard, tree, shrubbery or other ornamental thing along or in any street or sidewalk or structure in said village; to remove from or pile up, before any door or on any sidewalk or street, boxes, chests or any thing for the purpose of annoyance or mischief; to willfully tear down, destroy or mutilate any public notice or handbill lawfully posted up in said village; to incite or induce dogs to fight; to resist any officer in the performance of his duty or to assault such officer while in the discharge of his duty or to be guilty of insubordination or disorderly conduct at any fire in said village; or to attempt in any way to obstruct or prevent the execution of the orders of the Trustees or officers of the Fire Department at any fire in said village; and any persons guilty of any violation of this section or of the acts herein specified are declared to be disorderly persons and, upon conviction, shall forfeit and pay a penalty not to exceed $50 for each and every offense, in the discretion of the Magistrate before whom they are tried.