N.Y. Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law Section 13.12
Littering on park lands prohibited


1.

No person shall throw, place, or otherwise dispose of or cause to be thrown, placed, or otherwise disposed of upon any park lands or upon private lands adjacent thereto, any refuse, trash, garbage, rubbish, litter or any nauseous or offensive matter.

2.

Nothing in this section shall be construed as prohibiting the use in a reasonable manner as ashes, sand, salt or other material for the purpose of reducing the hazard of, or providing traction on snow, ice or sleet.

3.

A violation of the provisions of subdivision one of this section shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed three hundred fifty dollars and/or a requirement to perform services at the park lands where the offense occurred, or, in the discretion of the department, at another state park land location, not to exceed ten hours and for any second or subsequent violation by a fine not to exceed seven hundred dollars and/or a requirement to perform services at the park lands where the offense occurred, or, in the discretion of the department, at another state park land location, not to exceed fifteen hours.

Source: Section 13.12 — Littering on park lands prohibited, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PAR/13.­12 (updated Nov. 26, 2023; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Nov. 26, 2023

§ 13.12’s source at nysenate​.gov

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