[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Palmyra 5-21-1929 (Ch. 47 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alarms — See Ch. 68.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 70.
Amusements and amusement devices — See Ch. 72.
Animals — See Ch. 74.
Curfew — See Ch. 98.
Firearms and weapons — See Ch. 117.
Loitering — See Ch. 168.
Noise — See Ch. 178.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 197.
Pool and billiard halls — See Ch. 200.
Tattoo parlors — See Ch. 242.
Trespassing — See Ch. 261.
No person shall keep or maintain a disorderly house or a house of ill fame in the Borough of Palmyra, or allow or permit any house, shop, store or other building owned or occupied by him or her in such Borough to be used as a disorderly house or house of ill fame or to be frequented or resorted to by riotous or disorderly persons, prostitutes, gamblers or vagrants.
No person shall set up, keep or maintain or permit to be set up, kept or maintained, in any house or premises in the Borough of Palmyra, any faro table, faro bank, roulette wheel or other device or game of chance for the purpose of gaming, or any boxing ring, cockpit or other place for men or animals to fight, nor shall any person hold or permit to be held in any house or premises in said Borough any dogfight, cockfight, prizefight or any sparring contest for a purse or money prize.
No person shall deal, play or engage in faro, roulette or other game of chance in the Borough of Palmyra, either as banker, player, dealer or otherwise, for the purpose of gaming.
[Amended 6-13-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-10]
No person shall loiter on any street or in any public place in the Borough of Palmyra and utter loud and offensive language, make offensive remarks to or about any person passing along such street or any such public place, or obstruct or interfere with any person lawfully being in or upon such street or public place.
No person shall go about from door to door or place himself or herself in any street or public place in the Borough of Palmyra to beg or gather alms.
No person shall appear in any street or public street or public place in the Borough of Palmyra, or in any of the waters of or bounding the Borough of Palmyra, in a state of nudity or in a dress not belonging to his or her sex, or in an indecent or lewd dress, or make any indecent exposure of his or her person, or be guilty of any lewd or indecent act or behavior, or exhibit, sell or offer to sell any indecent or lewd book, picture or thing, or exhibit or perform any indecent, immoral or lewd play or other representation.
No person shall engage in any practice, sport or exercise in the Borough of Palmyra having a tendency to frighten horses or other animals or to annoy persons passing in the street or on the sidewalks.
No person shall ring any bell or bells or blow any horn or make any public outcry at or for any public sale, auction or venue, or to attract any attention to or gain passengers for any cab, hack or omnibus, in any public street or highway in the Borough of Palmyra.
[Added 10-21-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-10]
Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:
- All corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, proprietorships, individuals and/or the directors, shareholder, partners, or owners thereof.
- Any act causing the interference of a lawful business.
- Any individual, firm, partnership or corporation or a combination thereof where, in the proper context, it is so required this term may be construed to designate the plural as well as the singular.
Disturbance prohibited. No person who is on the premises of any business within the Borough of Palmyra shall take any action that interferes with the orderly operation of that business.
[Amended 6-17-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-19]
For the first offense of violating the provisions of this chapter, the minimum fine shall be $200 and up to $1,000 and incarceration up to 90 days in the county jail.
For the second offense of violating the provisions of this chapter, the minimum fine shall be $500 and up to $1,000 and incarceration up to 120 days in the county jail.
For a third or subsequent offense of violating the provisions of this chapter, the minimum fine shall be $1,000 and incarceration up to 180 days in the county jail.