Borough of Indiana, PA
Indiana County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Indiana 6-8-1971 by Ord. No. 1021 (Ch. VI, Part 1, Secs. 1 to 3, of the 1971 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Firearms — See Ch. 210.
Noise — See Ch. 275.
Urination in public — See Ch. 434.
Disorderly conduct is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Indiana. Any person who shall willfully make or cause to be made any loud, boisterous and unseemly noise or disturbance to the annoyance of the peaceable residents nearby, or near to 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 4-2-1985 by Ord. No. 1376]
A. 
Disturbance of the peace is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Indiana. Any person who shall be guilty of any wilful 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 in the Borough; or who shall fight or quarrel or incite others to fight or quarrel; or who shall publicly make use of obscene or indecent 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 the 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; or who shall drink any malt or brewed or vinous or alcoholic beverage while being in or upon any of the public streets or alleys or parks or other public grounds in the Borough, shall be guilty of disturbance of the peace.
B. 
Any person who shall have in his possession an open container, bottle or can, containing any malt, brewed, vinous or alcoholic beverage while being in or upon any public streets, alleys, parks or other public grounds in the Borough of Indiana, shall be guilty of disturbing the peace.
[Amended 6-8-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-03]
(1) 
The Borough Council, by resolution, may establish and revise regulations to permit the possession of an open container of alcohol in public places on such terms, at such times, and at such locations as are established by regulations.
(2) 
Any person, group, or establishment desiring to obtain a waiver of the provisions of § 184-2B shall submit an application to the Borough to obtain a license for such waiver.
[Added 6-8-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-03[1]]
Any person, group, or establishment that does not conform to the provisions of the regulations adopted pursuant to § 184-2B(1) shall be guilty of disturbing the peace when a violation of possessing an open container on a public place occurs as a result of nonconformance with the regulations.
[1]
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also redesignated former § 184-3 as § 184-5.
[Added 6-8-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-03]
Any person, group, or establishment, that has been issued a license, that does not abide by the regulations adopted by the Council shall be subject to the penalties contained in § 184-5, and, in addition, may have the license revoked by the Borough Manager.
[Amended 9-2-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-03]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $300 for the first offense, $300 for the second and any subsequent offenses, together with costs of prosecution. In default of payment of such fine and costs, such person shall be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 10 days.