City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
(a) 
No person shall transport or possess in open containers on his person or in a motor vehicle any beer, wine or alcoholic beverage in or upon the streets, sidewalks, alleys or public ways of the City, nor in or upon the parking areas of shopping centers under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Police, except as hereinafter provided.
(b) 
No person shall possess, carry or transport any beer, wine or alcoholic beverage in an open container nor consume any beer, wine or alcoholic beverage in or upon a park or playground or other public property of the City, except at a group function, a permit for which has been obtained from the Office of the City Clerk as hereinafter provided.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
(a) 
A person seeking issuance of a permit to consume or possess alcoholic beverages shall file an application with the Office of the City Clerk on forms provided by that office. An application for a permit shall be filed with the Office of the City Clerk not less than three days nor more than 30 days before the date on which the proposed activity is to take place.
(b) 
The Office of the City Clerk, where good cause is shown, shall have the authority to consider any application which is filed less than three days before the date such activity is proposed to be conducted.
(c) 
The Office of the City Clerk shall act upon the application for a permit within two days after the filing thereof. If the Office of the City Clerk disapproves the application, it shall mail to the applicant a notice of its action, stating the reasons for its denial of the permit.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
(a) 
The Office of the City Clerk shall issue a permit as provided for hereunder when from a consideration of the application and from such other information as may otherwise be obtained that:
(1) 
The conduct of the activity proposed shall not substantially interrupt the safe and orderly activity of the park and playground in question or the safe and orderly movement of traffic, pedestrian and vehicular.
(2) 
The conduct of the activity shall not require the diversion of so great a number of police officers of the City to properly police the activity so as to prevent normal police protection to the City.
(3) 
The concentration of persons at the activity shall not unduly interfere with proper utilization of the parks and playgrounds or with proper fire and police protection of the parks and playgrounds and areas contiguous to such areas.
(4) 
The conduct of the activity is not reasonably likely to cause injury of persons or property, to provoke disorderly conduct or create a disturbance.
(5) 
The conduct of the activity is not reasonably likely to cause littering or a health hazard to the residents of the City.
(b) 
Immediately upon the issuance of a permit, the Office of the City Clerk shall send a copy thereof to the Mayor, the Director of Public Safety, the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Chief of Police, the Fire Chief and any other City officials affected thereby.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
No person shall be granted under this article for any activity to convene before 9:00 a.m. or terminate after 9:00 p.m., except by special permission in writing from the Office of the Mayor.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
Any person aggrieved shall have the right to appeal the denial of a permit to Council. The appeal shall be taken within 48 hours after notice. Council shall act upon the appeal at its next regularly scheduled meeting but, in any event, no later than 21 days from the time of the receipt of the appeal.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
The Chief of Police shall have the authority to revoke a permit issued hereunder upon violation of the standards set forth in Section 741.03(a).
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
(a) 
The activity chairman or other person heading or leading such activity shall carry the permit upon his person during the course of the activity.
(b) 
A permittee hereunder shall comply with all permit directions and conditions and with all applicable laws and ordinances.
[Ord. 45-1980, 81 § 1, passed 8-25-1980]
Whoever violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $300 nor less than $50, or be imprisoned for not more than 30 days.