Borough of Springdale, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Springdale 8-20-1912 by Ord. No. 111 (Ch. 42 of the 1969 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
It shall be unlawful for any child or children actually or apparently under the age of 18 years to loiter, wander or stroll about the streets, avenues, alleys or public places of said Borough in the night seasons after the hour of 9:45 p.m. unless accompanied by parents or other adult guardians having the custody and control of such minor. A whistle or whistles which can be heard in every part of said Borough shall be blown, or a bell or bells shall be rung, 15 minutes before the appointed time as a warning, which shall be called the "curfew signal," after which all children under 18 years of age shall be required to be off the streets unless in the company of the parent or other adult guardian.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
It is hereby made unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person having legal custody of any child under the age of 18 years to allow or permit any such child or ward to go or be in or upon any street, alley or other public places within the time prohibited in § 233-1 of this chapter.
[Amended 11-20-2018 by Ord. No. 1268]
Any police officer, constable or other peace officer is hereby authorized to arrest any such minor violating any of the provisions of § 233-1 of this chapter and, for the first violation, to take such minor home and notify the minor's parents or guardian of such violation. A fine of $25 shall be imposed upon the parents for this first violation. Subsequent violations or failure to pay the fine for the initial violation shall lead to charges being filed with the Magisterial District Judge and, upon conviction of same, pay a fine of not less than $100 or not more than $300 for each violation.