Borough of Chambersburg, PA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Town Council of the Borough of Chambersburg 6-11-1975 by Ord. No. 75-25. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Loitering — See Ch. 190.

§ 125-1 Curfew established.

[Amended 1-26-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-1]
It shall be unlawful for any child more than 11 years old and under the age of 18 years to loiter or remain, either on foot or in or on a vehicle, in or upon any of the public streets, highways, alleys, parks or other public places, as well as private property posted with a "no loitering" warning, of the Borough of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, between the hours beginning at 10:30 p.m. and continuing until 5:00 a.m. on the following day on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night, or between the hours beginning at 11:30 p.m. and continuing until 5:00 a.m. on the following day on a Friday or a Saturday night, unless such child shall be accompanied by a parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of such child.

§ 125-2 Junior curfew established.

[Added 1-26-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-1]
It shall be unlawful for any child under age 12 to loiter or remain, either on foot or in or on a vehicle, in or upon any of the public streets, highways, alleys, parks or other public places, as well as private property posted with a "no loitering" warning, of the Borough of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, between the hours beginning at 9:30 p.m. and continuing until 5:00 a.m. on the following day on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night, or between the hours beginning at 10:30 p.m and continuing until 5:00 a.m. on the following day on a Friday or a Saturday night, unless such child shall be accompanied by a parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of such child.

§ 125-3 Responsibility of parent, guardian or other custodian.

No parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of a child under the age of 18 years shall allow or permit any such child to loiter or remain, either on foot or in or on a vehicle, in or upon any of the public streets, highways, alleys, parks or other public places of the Borough of Chambersburg between said hours specified in § 125-1.

§ 125-4 Exception.

The words "to loiter or remain" as used in this chapter shall not include the use of the public streets, etc., for the purpose of proceeding directly without delay to or from the child's place of employment or to or from other legitimate business or recreational activities.

§ 125-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 1-26-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-1]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable to a fine of not less than than $25 nor more than $300 for each offense and, in default thereof, to imprisonment in the Franklin County Jail for not more than five days.

§ 125-6 Interpretation.

All times mentioned herein shall be the times then currently in effect in the Borough of Chambersburg.