[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Manorhaven 8-13-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof:
He engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or
He makes unreasonable noise; or
In a public place, he uses abusive or obscene language, or makes an obscene gesture; or
Without lawful authority, he disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons; or
He obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic; or
He congregates with other persons in a public place and refuses to comply with the local order of the police to disperse; or
He creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any acts which serve no legitimate purpose.
No owner, general agent, contractor, lessee, tenant or occupant or person in possession or control of a building or premises shall knowingly permit persons who are disorderly as defined in § 52-1 of this chapter to gather or congregate or in a public place on his premises. For purposes of this chapter, a person shall be deemed knowingly to permit disorderly persons to gather or congregate when he refuses to authorize the police to arrest said disorderly persons and remove them from the premises.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC PLACE
- 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, hallways, rights-of-way, open areas on private property, and lobbies and other portions of apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence.
Violations of § 52-1 of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both.
Violations of § 52-2 of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $750 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both, for conviction of a first offense; for conviction of a second offense, both of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine of not less than $750 nor more than $1,500 or imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both; and upon conviction of a third or subsequent offense, all of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine of not less than $1,500 nor more than $3,000 or imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both. Each day's violation shall constitute a separate violation.