Township of Plainfield, PA
Northampton County
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[Ord. 26, 8/7/1954; as revised by A.O.]
Disorderly conduct, as defined in § 5503 of the Crimes Code, 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503, is hereby prohibited within the Township. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof he:
Engages in fighting or threatening, or in violent or tumultuous behavior.
Makes unreasonable noise.
Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.
Provided, as used in this Section, 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 houses, places of business or amusement, any neighborhood or any premises which are open to the public.
[Ord. 26, 8/7/1954; as revised by A.O.]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.