Borough of Carlisle, PA
Cumberland County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Carlisle 7-10-1969 by Ord. No. 1060, approved 7-10-1969. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nighttime closing of cemetery — See Ch. 95.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 168.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 170.
A. 
Curfew established for children under 16 years of age. It shall be unlawful for any child or children under the age of 16 years to be or remain in or upon any public street, alley, highway or property in the Borough of Carlisle after the hour of 10:00 p.m., prevailing time, unless said child or children shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other person having legal custody of said child or children under a valid order of court, or unless the employment of such child requires him or her to be upon said public street, highway or property at such time; provided, however, that any of these exceptions shall not apply when the person or persons under the age of 16 years shall be unnecessarily loitering in or upon any public street, alley, highway or property.
[Amended 11-8-1973 by Ord. No. 1113, approved 11-8-1973]
B. 
Curfew established for children having the age of 16 or 17 years. It shall be unlawful for any child or children having the age of 16 or 17 years to be or remain in or upon any public street, alley, highway or property in the Borough of Carlisle after the hour of 11:00 p.m., prevailing time, unless said child or children shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other person having legal custody of said child or children under a valid order of court, or unless the employment of such child requires him or her to be upon said public street, highway or property at such time; provided, however, that any of these exceptions shall not apply when the person or persons having the age of 16 or 17 years shall be unnecessarily loitering in or upon any public street, alley, highway or property.
[Added 7-29-1980 by Ord. No. 1353, approved 7-29-1980]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any parent, legal guardian or other person having legal custody or care of any child or children under the age of 16 years to allow or permit such child or children to go or be upon any public street, alley, highway or property in the Borough of Carlisle after the time prohibited in § 105-1A of this chapter until the following morning's sunrise, unless the necessity therefor exists.
[Amended 11-8-1973 by Ord. No. 1113, approved 11-8-1973]
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any parent, legal guardian or other person having legal custody or care of any child or children having the age of 16 or 17 years to allow or permit such child or children to go or be upon any public street, alley, highway or property in the Borough of Carlisle after the time prohibited in § 105-1B of this chapter until the following morning's sunrise, unless the necessity therefor exists.
[Added 7-29-1980 by Ord. No. 1353, approved 7-29-1980]
[Added 11-8-1973 by Ord. No. 1113, approved 11-8-1973; amended 7-29-1980 by Ord. No. 1353, approved 7-29-1980]
Any violation of § 105-1 or 105-2 is a summary offense and the prosecution therefor shall be initiated by the issuance of a citation.
[Amended 11-8-1973 by Ord. No. 1113, approved 11-8-1973; 7-10-1975 by Ord. No. 1193, approved 7-10-1975; 12-13-1979 by Ord. No. 1337, approved 12-13-1979; 7-29-1980 by Ord. No. 1353, approved 7-29-1980]
Any person violating § 105-1 or 105-2 of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days, upon conviction thereof before the issuing authority having jurisdiction of said summary offenses, and said fines are to be collected for the use of the Borough as similar fines are now collected by law.
[Amended 11-8-1973 by Ord. No. 1113, approved 11-8-1973]
It shall be the duty of the police officer finding any child in violation of this chapter to take said child to the police station and detain him pending notification of the parent, legal guardian or person having legal custody thereof and such person's calling at the police station for such child or children.