Borough of Duncannon, PA
Perry County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Duncannon 11-12-1970 by Ord. No. 147 (Ch. VI, Secs. 1 to 3, of the 1970 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

Curfew — See Ch. 106.

§ 110-1
Prohibited acts. 

§ 110-2
Violations and penalties. 


Disorderly conduct prohibited. Disorderly conduct is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Duncannon. 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.


Disturbance of the peace prohibited. Disturbance of the peace is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Duncannon. 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 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 interfere with the lawful conduct of business on public property; 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 who shall congregate or loiter on public or private property, not being either a business invitee or guest, in such manner as to inconvenience other persons who are business invitees or guests shall be guilty of disturbance of the peace.

[Amended 3-17-1992 by Ord. No. 277
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Borough before a Magisterial District Judge, pay a fine of not less than $15 nor more than $600, plus court costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of the determination of the violation by the Magisterial District Judge. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Borough may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Further, the appropriate officers or agents of the Borough are hereby authorized to seek equitable relief, including injunction, to enforce compliance herewith.