Township of Upper Moreland, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Upper Moreland Township as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Food and drink establishments — See Ch. 160.
[Adopted 11-10-2008 by Ord. No. 1569 (Title 7, Ch. 6, Art. 2, of the 1977 Code)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
All liquor and malt or brewed beverages, as defined by the Pennsylvania Liquor Code, 47 P.S. § 1-102.
PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY
All public streets, alleys, sidewalks, steps and other corridors through which either vehicles or persons may travel, including motor vehicles parked within such right-of-way.
No person shall consume alcoholic beverages or carry or possess an open container of alcoholic beverages in the public right-of-way or on private property without the express permission of the landowner or tenant.
[Amended 11-13-2018 by Ord. No. 1689]
A. 
Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of this article shall be issued a Township notice of violation by the Upper Moreland Police Department, imposing a fine based on the quantity of notices of violation the person has been issued for the particular violation, in accordance with the amounts set forth in Chapter A370. Should the offender fail to pay the fine or challenge the notice of violation within five days of the date of issuance, the Police Department will rescind it and file a non-traffic citation with the Township Magisterial District Judge.
[Amended 4-1-2019 by Ord. No. 1698]
B. 
Upon summary conviction before a Magisterial District Judge, the offender shall be sentenced to pay a fine of no less than $100 nor more than $1,000 plus costs of prosecution and the Township's actual attorneys' fees.