Borough of Northampton, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Northampton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-12-1982 by Ord. No. 949 (Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 1993 Code of Ordinances)]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE
Liquor and malt or brewed beverages as said terms are defined in the Pennsylvania Liquor Code, Act of April 12, 1951, P.L. 90, as amended.[1]
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public or any substantial group thereof has access but shall not include an establishment licensed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board or a Borough park when a valid permit for the use of alcoholic beverages has been obtained. A "public place" shall include but not be limited to such places as public sidewalks, public streets, parking lots, and the area to the front, rear, or adjacent to any school, store, restaurant, tavern, or other place of business.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 47 P.S. § 1-101 et seq.
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to consume any alcoholic beverage in any public place within the Borough of Northampton.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or possess any opened vessel containing any alcoholic beverage while in or about any public place within the Borough of Northampton.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to consume any alcoholic beverage on the property of another except with the consent of the owner(s) or legal occupant(s) thereof.
D. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry or possess any opened vessel containing any alcoholic beverage on the property of another except with the consent of the owner(s) or legal occupant(s) thereof.
[Amended 7-15-1993 by Ord. No. 1048]
Any person found guilty of a violation of §§ 74-1 and 74-2 shall be obliged to pay a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $600 and costs and, in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.