[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Island Park 7-18-1991 by L.L. No. 6-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Remaining idle in essentially one location and shall include the concepts of spending time idly, loafing, or walking about aimlessly, and shall also include the colloquial expression "hanging around."
- PUBLIC PLACE
- Any place to which the public has access, including any street, highway, road, alley or sidewalk. It shall also include the front of the neighborhood of any store, shop, restaurant, tavern or other place of business and public grounds, areas and parks, as well as parking lots on other vacant private property not owned by or under the control of the person charged with violating this chapter.
No person shall loiter in a public place in such manner as to:
Create or cause to be created a danger of a breach of the peace.
Create or cause to be created any disturbance or annoyance to the comfort and repose of any person.
Obstruct the free passage of pedestrians or vehicles.
Obstruct, molest, on interfere with any person lawfully in any public place.
This section shall include the making of unsolicited remarks of an offensive, disgusting, or insulting nature or which are calculated to annoy or disturb the person to whom or in whose hearing they are made.
[Amended 11-16-2017 by L.L. No. 25-2017]
Whenever the presence of any person in any public place is causing any of the conditions enumerated in § 334-2, any police officer, peace officer, or any agent or representative of the Incorporated Village of Island Park authorized to enforce Village ordinances and local laws may order that person to leave that place. Any person who shall refuse to leave after being ordered to do so by a peace officer shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.