Borough of Punxsutawney, PA
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Punxsutawney as Ch. 16, Art. I, of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 74.
Amusement devices — See Ch. 77.
Curfew — See Ch. 105.
Health and sanitation — See Ch. 146.
Noise — See Ch. 165.
It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the Borough or on the streets or in public places thereof to loaf, loiter or stand upon any of the sidewalks, streets, alleys or bridges in the Borough or at or near the entrance to any church, railroad station or any other place of public resort or entertainment so as to interfere with or obstruct the free passage of citizens or travelers along any of said thoroughfares or into or out of said place; or upon the steps, portico, railing or fence of any private property without the consent of the owner thereof.
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Editor's Note: Former Sections 16-1 and 16-2, dealing with fighting, disorderly conduct, profanity and indecent exposure, which immediately preceded this section, were deleted 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943.
[Amended 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943]
It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the Borough or on the streets or in public places thereof to willfully discharge any gun or firearm, weapon, projectile or bow and arrow, except in necessary defense of person or property, or to wantonly throw any snowball, stone, brick or other missile.
It shall be unlawful for any person to play with a ball, by throwing, catching, batting or kicking the same, or to play any other game upon any of the streets, sidewalks or public alleys in the Borough.[1]
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Editors Note: Former Sections 16-6 and 16-7, dealing with destroying or injuring property and setting of fires in streets, sidewalks or sewer entrances, which immediately followed this section, were deleted 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943.
[Amended 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943]
A. 
Any person violating the provisions of § 175-1, upon conviction before the District Justice, shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be subject to pay a fine not less than $25 nor to exceed the maximum fine of $300, plus costs of prosecution, or to undergo imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.
B. 
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter, except as set forth in Subsection A above, upon conviction before the District Justice, shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be subject to pay a fine not to exceed the maximum fine of $300, plus costs of prosecution, or to undergo imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both.