Village of Sea Cliff, NY
Nassau County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sea Cliff 9-17-1979 by L.L. No. 13-1979, effective 10-15-1979. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Littering — See Ch. 81.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 90.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 92.
Temporary habitation — See Ch. 119.
Vehicles, trailers and boats — See Ch. 128.
Waterways and boats — See Ch. 132.
Schedule of fees — See Ch. A142.
Rules and regulations governing applications for the use of Village facilities — See Ch. A155.
Regulations applicable to beaches, parks, parking lots and public areas — See Ch. A156.
A. 
No person shall enter upon, use or assemble on any beach or in any park or public area during the hours or times when such areas are closed to the public.
B. 
No dogs or other animals not under restraint shall be allowed in any park or public area at any time.[2] No dogs or other animals shall be allowed on any beach at any time during the official bathing season.
[2]
Editor's Note: For regulations regarding dogs at large in general, see Ch. 36, Animals, Fowl and Insects, Art. II.
C. 
No motor vehicles, except police, emergency or official Village vehicles, shall be allowed on any beach or in any park except by written permission of the Mayor. For the purposes of this chapter, the term "motor vehicle" shall be as defined in the Abandoned Vehicles Law of the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 123, Vehicles, Abandoned.
D. 
The flying of self-propelled model airplanes shall not be permitted on any beach or in any park or public area except with written permission of the Mayor.
E. 
Camping on Village beaches or in Village parks shall be governed by the temporary habitation provisions of this Code.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 119, Temporary Habitation, and Ch. 128, Vehicles, Trailers and Boats; Outside Storage and Repair.
F. 
The Board of Trustees shall, from time to time, establish by resolution[5] the hours during which certain parks shall be open, specific activities in addition to those set forth herein which shall be permitted or prohibited in certain parks and such other regulations as the Board of Trustees shall deem necessary for safe and proper conditions in the the Village parks.
[5]
Editor's Note: See Form of Park Regulations Resolution at the end of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: For regulations regarding littering on beaches or in parks and public areas, see Ch. 81, Littering. For regulations dealing with drinking of alcoholic beverages on beaches or in parks and public areas, see Ch. 90, Peace and Good Order.
The following regulations apply to the Sea Cliff Village Beach, the beach parking area along the Boulevard, and the Boulevard Parking Lot:
A. 
All persons attending the Village Beach for any purpose whatever during the official bathing season shall be required to pay a seasonal or daily beach entrance fee as determined from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees. The Beach Manager and the Board of Trustees reserve the right to reject any or all applications for daily or seasonal entrance to the Village Beach.
B. 
All persons attending the Village Beach for any purpose whatever during the official bathing season shall be subject to and shall abide by the directives of the Beach Manager and lifeguards employed thereat by the Village.
C. 
Boat racks shall be available at the Village Beach to those persons paying a seasonal beach fee, for an additional fee. Boat racks shall be assigned by the Beach Manager or said Manager's designee.
D. 
No dogs or other animals shall be allowed on the Village Beach or any other public beach in the Village at any time during the official bathing season.
E. 
Swimming shall be permitted only within designated areas. Nonswimmers shall not be permitted on either of the swimming floats. The use of tubes or other inflated objects of any nature shall be prohibited.
F. 
Children under the age of nine must be accompanied at all times by an adult or by a responsible attendant of at least 14 years of age.
G. 
All persons using the Village Beach must conduct themselves in an orderly manner. Running or horseplay of any nature shall not be tolerated upon any part of the beach.
H. 
Food and nonalcoholic beverages may be consumed on the Village Beach during the hours the beach is open and in the beach parking area and the Boulevard Parking Lot between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00 p.m.[1] Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the beach, except as otherwise provided in this Code.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 90, Peace and Good Order, regarding restrictions on assembly and loitering in the Boulevard Parking Lot.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 90, Peace and Good Order, regarding written permission of the Mayor to consume alcoholic beverages in public places, including beaches.
I. 
Organized picnics, outings or gatherings shall be conducted only within designated areas, upon special permission of the Beach Manager, subject to review by the Board of Trustees.
J. 
Litter shall be placed in receptacles provided by the Village and shall not be allowed to become strewn about.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 81, Littering.
K. 
Fires are prohibited on the Village Beach except as otherwise provided in this Code.[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 90, Peace and Good Order, regarding written permission of the Mayor to build fires in public places, including beaches.
L. 
Ballplaying shall be permitted only in designated areas. Gambling of any nature shall be prohibited.
M. 
Neither the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff nor its officers, employees or agents shall be responsible for any boat or other valuable left within the confines of the Village Beach area.
N. 
These beach and parking area regulations may be enforced by the Beach Manager or by any person designated by said Manager or by any other person designated by the Board of Trustees.
O. 
The Board of Trustees shall, from time to time, establish by resolution[5] the official bathing season, bathing hours during which lifeguards shall be on duty, hours during which the Village Beach shall be open, seasonal and daily beach entrance fees, boat rack fees and such other regulations as the Board of Trustees shall deem necessary for safe and proper conditions on the Village Beach.
[5]
Editor's Note: See Form of Beach Regulations Resolution at the end of this chapter.
P. 
Glass bottles.
[Added 7-14-1980]
(1) 
No glass bottles shall be permitted on the beach.
(2) 
Any person violating the provision of this subsection shall be subject to removal from the beach at the direction of the Beach Supervisor.
The following regulations apply to Prospect Avenue Park, which is hereby designated as the sidewalk and contiguous area located on the west side of Prospect Avenue, from the existing curb to the existing bulkhead, starting at the north property line of Tappan Beach and ending 305 feet north of the northerly line of Laurel Avenue as measured along the westerly curb of Prospect Avenue.
A. 
Picnicking is prohibited.
B. 
Disrobing is prohibited.
C. 
No person, persons or group of persons shall assemble or loiter in said area between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except upon application to and written permission of the Mayor. The form of such application shall be as prescribed by the Village Clerk.
The General Foreman is authorized and directed to post suitable signs giving public notice of the regulations contained in this chapter and of any regulations established by the Board of Trustees pursuant to §§ 43-1 and 43-2.
A. 
Form of Beach Regulations Resolution.
  Pursuant to Chapter 43 of the Code of the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff, it is hereby RESOLVED that the following regulations, in addition to those set forth in the said Chapter 43, shall apply to the Sea Cliff Village Beach during the 19 ____ - 19 ____ bathing season:
1.
The official bathing season shall be from _______, 19 ____, to ______, 19 ____.
2.
Bathing hours during which lifeguards shall be on duty shall be from ______ a.m. to ______ p.m.
3.
The beach shall be open from ______ a.m. to ______ p.m.
4.
Beach entrance fees shall be as follows:
a.
Seasonal: $ ______.
b.
Daily: $ ______.
5.
Boat rack fees shall be as follows: $ ______.
6.
The following additional regulations shall apply:
B. 
Form of Park Regulations Resolution.
  Pursuant to Chapter 43 of the Code of the Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff, it is hereby RESOLVED that the following regulations, in addition to those set forth in the said Chapter 43, shall apply to ______ Park [during the period ______, 19 ____, to ______ 19 ____,] [until rescinded by the Board of Trustees]:
1.
The park shall be open between the hours of ____ a.m. and ____ p.m.
[2.]
In addition to those activities which may be permitted pursuant to Chapter 43, only the following additional activities shall be permitted in the park:]
[2.]
In addition to those activities prohibited under Chapter 43, the following additional activities shall also be prohibited in the park:]
3.
The following additional regulations shall apply: