Borough of Waynesboro, PA
Franklin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waynesboro 7-10-1968 by Ord. No. 625 (Ch. VI, Secs. 1 through 4 of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 91.
Curfew — See Ch. 128.
Noise — See Ch. 164.
Obscene materials — See Ch. 172.
Disorderly conduct is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Waynesboro. Any person who shall willfully make or cause to make any loud, boisterous and unseemly noise or disturbance to the annoyance of the peaceable residents nearby or near any public street or alley or public ground within the Borough whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed shall be guilty of disorderly conduct.
[Amended 3-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1026]
A. 
Disturbance of the peace is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Waynesboro. Any person who shall be guilty of any willful act causing or tending to cause a disturbance of the peace and good order of the Borough or causing or tending to cause any danger, discomfort or annoyance to inhabitants of the Borough or to users of any of the public streets or alleys or public places within the Borough or of the quiet and peaceable enjoyment by the public of places dedicated to the use of the public or who shall fight or quarrel or incite others to fight or quarrel or who shall publicly make use of any obscene or indecent or profane language or who shall loaf or loiter or congregate upon any of the public streets or alleys or public grounds in the Borough to the annoyance of peaceable residents nearby or traveling upon any street or alley or being lawfully upon any of the public grounds in the Borough whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed shall be guilty of disturbance of the peace.
B. 
Disturbance of the peace shall also include:
(1) 
Obstructing any public street, public highway, public sidewalk or any other place or building, by hindering or impeding or tending to hinder or impede the free and uninterrupted passage of vehicles, traffic or pedestrians.
(2) 
Committing in or upon any public street, public highway, public sidewalk or any other public place or building any act or thing which is an obstruction or interference to the free and uninterrupted use of property or with any business, or anyone lawfully conducting business in or upon or facing or fronting on any public street, public highway, public sidewalk or any other public place or building, which prevents the free and uninterrupted ingress, egress and regress therein or thereto.
C. 
Any person committing or causing any of the conditions set forth in § 190-2B(1) and (2) herein shall stop committing or causing such conditions and move on or disperse when ordered to do so by any police or law enforcement officer. Any person who fails or refuses to obey such an order or orders shall be guilty of violating this chapter.
[Amended 3-16-2005 by Ord. No. 1026]
Any person who violates any provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of $50 for the first offense and a fine of $100 for the second and subsequent offenses.