Township of Crescent, PA
Allegheny County
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GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 120.
Public nuisances — See Ch. 520.
Curfew — See Ch. 550.
Parks and parklets — See Ch. 590.

§ 540.01 Definition and specific acts of disorderly conduct.

[Ord. No. 214, passed 7-6-1954]
A. 
Definitions. "Disorderly conduct" shall consist of, and is hereby defined as, any act, word, conduct or practice occurring within the limits of the Township which shall or may cause, or tends to cause, a disturbance or breach of the peace and good order of the Township, or which shall or may cause, or tend to cause, any danger, discomfort or annoyance, or reasonable apprehension of danger, discomfort or annoyance to the peaceable inhabitants of the Township or to the users of the Township thoroughfares, or which shall imperil or tend to imperil the health, safety or morals, or endanger the property of, the peaceable inhabitants thereof, or of the Township.
B. 
Specific acts. By way of specification and explanation, and without limitation of the definition above stated, the term "disorderly conduct" is further defined to include any of the following acts or practices committed or occurring in or upon the roads, streets, lanes, footwalks, parks, thoroughfares, public highways or places of public assembly within the Township, or so adjacent or proximate to any of the same as to cause, or tend to cause a disturbance or annoyance to the peaceable inhabitants of the Township nearby, to-wit:
1. 
Loitering.
2. 
Fighting, quarreling or throwing stones or other missiles.
3. 
Carousing or boisterous conduct in parked automobiles.
4. 
Vagrancy.
5. 
Begging.
6. 
Excessive or unnecessary noises, public profanity or lewd or indecent conduct or language.
7. 
Riotous conduct or disturbing or interrupting any lawful meeting of assembly.
8. 
Gathering together in disorderly assemblies.
9. 
Frequenting disorderly houses.
10. 
Drunkenness.
11. 
Tampering with, destroying or otherwise damaging or interfering with any lights, guardrails, signs or other property or materials placed on public highways or other public places by the Township or any of its duly authorized agents.
12. 
Damaging, destroying, uprooting, trampling, cutting or removing shrubbery, flowers, plants, bushes or trees, or signs or signboards lawfully erected within the Township.

§ 540.02 Disorderly conduct prohibited.

[Ord. No. 214, passed 7-6-1954]
The commission of any act of disorderly conduct as defined by this chapter is hereby prohibited.

§ 540.03 Penalties for violation.

[Enacted at time of codification.]
The penalty for violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be in accordance with § 120.07 of the Codified Ordinances.