Township of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Doylestown 4-15-1980 as Ch. VI, Art. I, of the 1980 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mass public assemblies — See Ch. 58.
Nuisances — See Ch. 113.
Conduct in parks — See Ch. 119.
All disturbing of the peace within the limits of Doylestown Township is hereby prohibited.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DISTURBING THE PEACE WITHIN THE LIMITS OF DOYLESTOWN TOWNSHIP
Any act, word or conduct causing or tending to cause any disturbance of the peace, tranquility or good order of the Township or causing or tending to cause any danger, discomfort or annoyance to inhabitants of the Township or users of the Township thoroughfares, and includes loafing, fighting, drunkenness, vagrancy, begging, the making of unnecessary noises, profanity, obscene or indecent language or any use of vehicles by owners or occupants thereof as shall endanger the safety or interfere with the comfort and convenience of persons using or residing on the thoroughfares of the Township. All the foregoing offenses being within the definition of said "disturbing the peace" are hereby declared to be unlawful.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or causing or helping others to violate it shall be guilty of the offense of disturbing the peace and, upon conviction thereof in summary proceedings before a District Justice, shall be sentenced to pay a fine not in excess of $25 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for a period not exceeding 30 days. All fines imposed for the violation of this chapter shall be paid to the Township Treasurer for the use of the Township.