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26 weird Long Island laws

In one Long Island village, owning a fat

In one Long Island village, owning a fat could get you in trouble. Click on the link below to view the full list of weird local laws. Credit: Gaby Chiha

The television series “Seinfeld” ended with Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer locked inside a Massachusetts prison for failing to come to the aid of a carjacking victim, a jailable offense in the fictional small town where the characters found themselves. 

But in real life, many Long Island villages and towns do have their own fair share of odd laws that carry some stiff fines — and even jail time. 

From harboring a heavyset cat to exposing your bathing suit, here are things that are strangely illegal in parts of Long Island.

Click on the link above to view the list.

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