Village of Lake Grove, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake Grove as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-6-1980 by L.L. No. 1-1980 (Ch. 43, Art. I, of the 1978 Code)]
For the purposes of this article, the following words shall have the meaning ascribed to them herein:
CONTAINER
Any bottle, can, glass, cup or other receptacle of any kind which is suitable for or used for holding a beverage.
PUBLIC PROPERTY
Includes any public highway, street, alley, sidewalk, parking area or lot, park or playground, public building, transportation facility or any other public facility or ground, whether vacant or improved.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 4-16-1984 by L.L. No. 3-1984]
No person shall consume, ingest or take internally any alcoholic beverage as defined in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law or have in his possession an open container containing any amount of such beverage with an intent to consume, ingest or take internally the same upon any road, highway or public property owned or controlled by the Village of Lake Grove or while in a place open to the general public within the Village of Lake Grove except upon premises where such consumption has been licensed by the State Liquor Authority or by special permit of the Village Board.
For the purposes of this article, the following rebuttable presumption shall apply: the possession of any person of an open or unsealed container containing an alcoholic beverage, while in or on public property within the Village of Lake Grove, shall be presumptive evidence that said container is possessed with intent to consume the contents thereof.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The violation of any provision of this article shall be an offense against the article which shall be punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.