Township of Cheltenham, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Cheltenham 12-29-1977 by Ord. No. 1431 as §§ 11-7 and 11-11 of the Cheltenham Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements and amusement devices — See Ch. 94.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 205.

§ 105-1 License required; state rules to apply; examination of contestants.

A. 
By license, boxing matches by amateurs may be held within the Township of Cheltenham under the supervision of fraternal or other organizations not operating for profit, provided that the same are held and conducted under the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission; and provided further that all contestants are, immediately prior to the contest, examined as to physical fitness by a competent physician and that all such contests be presided over and be under the supervision and control of a referee appointed by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission.
B. 
No such contest shall be held except by one who has received a license therefor upon application made to the Manager of the township, which license shall only be granted upon payment of a sum as set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. For current fee amounts, see Ch. A300, Fees.

§ 105-2 Prize fighting. [1]

Except as provided above, for the preservation of peace and good order within the township, prize fights, boxing matches, exhibitions or contests are hereby declared to be unlawful within the Township of Cheltenham.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 105-3 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 3-21-1989 by Ord. No. 1686[1]]
Any person or legal entity violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction before a District Justice, pay a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.), together with costs of suit, collectible in the manner provided by law. Each violation after notice of an offense or service of a summons shall constitute a distinct and separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.