[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Punxsutawney as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages in Harmon Field and Patsy Dunmire Park — See Ch. 172.
[Adopted 10-12-1981 by Ord. No. 890]
The following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
- OPEN (When used in connection with a container)
- Any container which has been perforated in the case of a can or similar container or a container on which the cap has been loosened or the cork displaced and the official seal torn or mutilated.
It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Punxsutawney for any person to drink liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, alley, throughway or sidewalk or in any public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use, public park or on any property owned, controlled or regulated by the Borough of Punxsutawney or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.
It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Punxsutawney for any person to have in such person's possession or in a vehicle under such person's control any open container liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, alley, throughway or sidewalk or in any public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use, public park or on any property owned, controlled or regulated by the Borough of Punxsutawney for the purpose of drinking said contents in any of the places prohibited in § 74-2 above.
[Added 6-20-1991 by Ord. No. 963]
Notwithstanding other provisions of this article prohibiting consumption of liquor or malt or brewed beverages or possession of any open container of liquor or malt or brewed beverages in certain places within the Borough of Punxsutawney, such consumption or possession in otherwise prohibited areas may be permitted in conjunction with special events sponsored by establishments properly licensed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board or its successor, provided that advance approval is obtained from the Borough Council of the Borough of Punxsutawney, which approval shall be subject to such conditions as may from time to time be imposed by the Borough Council relative to such special event.
[Amended 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943]
Any person violating any provision of this article, upon conviction before the District Justice, shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $300, plus costs of prosecution, or to undergo imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.