Borough of Carlisle, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Carlisle 8-11-1983 by Ord. No. 1432, approved 8-11-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Public consumption of alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 78.
Cruising — See Ch. 103.
Curfew — See Ch. 105.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 170.
Vehicle and traffic regulations — See Ch. 244.
It shall be unlawful for any person to occupy any parked motor vehicle on any public road, street, highway, alley or right-of-way within the Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of permanent or temporary living accommodations between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MOTOR VEHICLE
Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway.
OCCUPY
To stay or remain in or utilize for living accommodations. "Occupy for the purpose of temporary living accommodations" shall not be construed to mean a brief and momentary occupancy of a motor vehicle for less than five minutes in total length of time.
It shall be presumed that a person has occupied a motor vehicle for the purpose of temporary living accommodations if he remains in the parked motor vehicle after being advised by a police officer of the Borough of Carlisle of the existence of this chapter. However, the giving of such notice is not a prerequisite for the filing of charges for violation of this chapter.
[Amended 3-10-1988 by Ord. No. 1576, approved 3-10-1988]
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction before a District Justice in a summary proceeding, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600, together with the costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment in the Cumberland County Prison, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for a period of not more than 30 days.