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Borough of Penndel, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Penndel 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. 87-2 (Ch. 41 of the 1976 Borough Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disorderly conduct — See Ch. 172.
When used in this chapter, the following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
INTENT TO CONSUME
Includes any of the following:[1]
A. 
Drinking from the container.
B. 
Possession with movement of the container to the mouth.
C. 
Possession with alcohol on the breath of the possessor.
D. 
Any circumstances evidencing an intent to ultimately consume on any public lands without permission.
LIQUOR and MALT OR BREWED BEVERAGES and CONTAINER
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code[2] of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.[3]
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.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[2]
Editor's Note: See 47 P.S. § 1-101 et seq.
[3]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Penndel, for any person to drink liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park or the Penndel Recreation Field or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Penndel, for any person to have in such person's possession or in a vehicle under such person's control, with the intent to consume, any open container containing liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public municipal parking lot or private parking lot open to public use or public park.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 8-1-1988 by Ord. No. 88-1]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $600 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 10 days, or both, at the discretion of the court. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served, in accordance with the terms and provisions hereof, shall be deemed a separate offense.