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VILLAGE OF CORINTH
PROPOSED LOCAL LAW RELATING TO LOITERING
A new Chapter 95 is hereby added to the Village Code, as follows:
§95-1 Intent. The Village Board of the Village of Corinth recognizes that loitering in public places must be adequately controlled so as to prevent public disorder, nuisances, littering and other acts and conditions detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village, and this Chapter is enacted pursuant to the police power of the village, and pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law, in order to provide such control and regulation.
Definitions and word usage. As used herein, the following words shall have the
meanings below set forth:
OTHER PUBLIC PLACE -- Includes the area in front of or adjacent to any store, shop, restaurant, luncheonette or other place of business, and shall include also any parking lots or other vacant property not owned by or under the dominion of the person charged with violation of this Chapter. Enforcement of this chapter as it relates to Other Public Places as herein defined shall be conditioned upon a request for such enforcement by the owner, lessee, tenant or agent of said Other Public Place sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the attention of the Saratoga County Sheriff, and notice of such request shall be posted conspicuously by the owner, lessee, tenant or agent thereof on such other public place. In addition to stating the name of the owner and a description of the property involved, the request shall include a certification stating that the provisions of this Chapter relating to posting of notice have been complied with.
§ 95-4. Penalties for offenses. Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable as follows: By imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $1,000., or by both such fine and imprisonment, for each such violation