Town of Pine Plains, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pine Plains as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 131.
[Adopted 9-20-1978 by L.L. No. 3-1978]
It shall be unlawful for any person to loiter, assemble or otherwise remain on that public area of the Town known as the "Memorial Clock" or the grounds and lawn area surrounding the same for purposes of loitering or for other idle purposes or for the purpose of consuming food or beverages, littering, etc.
The use of the area described in § 193-1 for purposes of consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages or in any manner which litters said grounds shall be presumptive evidence of a use of said area in a manner prohibited by § 193-1 of this article.
A violation of this article shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $50 or by imprisonment for a term not to exceed 10 days, or in the event of a subsequent second offense by a fine not to exceed $150 or imprisonment not to exceed a term of 30 days, or both.
[Adopted 10-1-1984 by L.L. No. 4-1984]
It shall be unlawful for any person other than a public official to be within the beach area of the Town between the hours of sunset and sunrise unless prior approval has been granted by the Town Board.
The beach area shall be defined as that portion of the recreational facilities owned by the Town of Pine Plains adjacent to Stissing Lake bounded by the waters of Stissing Lake on one side, the rear portion of the parking area on the other side, and the boundary lines of each adjoining property owner on the other sides.
The time of sunrise and sunset shall be those times published daily by the Poughkeepsie Journal.
Any person found in violation of this article by a court of competent jurisdiction shall be subject to a minimum fine of not less than $100 and a maximum fine of $250. Any second offender within a period of 24 months shall be subject to a mandatory minimum fine of $150 and a maximum fine of $300.