[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Union 9-8-1986 by Ord. No. 998 (Ch. VI, Part 4, of the 1980 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
From and after the effective date of this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess an open container of alcoholic beverage on any public street, public sidewalk, public alley or public park within the Borough, except for persons located within or on a moving motor vehicle being operated on such street or alley. Possession of an open container of alcoholic beverage by any person in or on a vehicle parked on any public street or alley is unlawful.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
- Liquor or malt or brewed beverages, as defined herein, or both of them.
- Spirituous, vinous, fermented or other alcoholic beverages, or a combination of liquors and mixed liquors, a part of which is spirituous, vinous, fermented or otherwise alcoholic, including all drinks or drinkable liquids, preparations or mixtures and reused, recovered or redistilled denatured alcohol usable for beverage purposes, which contain more than 1/2 of 1% or more of alcohol by volume.
- MALT OR BREWED BEVERAGES
- Any beer, lager, lager beer, ale, porter or similar fermented malt beverages containing 1/2 of 1% or more of alcohol by volume.
Any person who shall violate the provisions herein relating to open containers of alcoholic beverages shall, upon summary conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $300, and costs of prosecution, or, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days.