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Borough of Tyrone, PA
Blair County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Tyrone 10-14-1985 by Ord. No. 894.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Adult entertainment — See Ch. 58.
Curfew — See Ch. 74.
Conduct at fires — See Ch. 97.
Loitering — See Ch. 115.
Noise — See Ch. 129.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 146.
Editor's Note: Former Art. I, Nuisances, adopted 10-13-1975 by Ord. No. 779, was repealed 11-14-2005 by Ord. No. 1236. See now Ch. 133, Nuisances.
Disorderly conduct, as defined in the Pennsylvania Crimes Code, 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503, is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Tyrone. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if he or she:
Engages in fighting or in threatening, violent or tumultuous behavior;
Makes unreasonable noise;
Uses obscene language or makes an obscene gesture; or
Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.
As used in this chapter, the word "public" means affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which the public or a substantial group has access. Among the places included are streets, alleys and sidewalks, transport facilities, schools, prisons, apartment house, places of business or amusement, any neighborhood or any premises which are open to the public.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or maintain a disorderly premises or to become an inmate or inhabitant thereof or to frequent the same or to permit any disorderly conduct on premises occupied by him or her. For purposes of this chapter, disorderly premises shall include, in addition to the activities possessing the elements of disorderly conduct set forth above, the conduct of a house of prostitution or gambling or the conduct of any illegal activity on the premises.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).