[Comp. Ords. 1995, § 20.401; Ord. No. 80, 2-7-1972]
No minor under the age of 16 years shall loiter, idle or congregate in or on any public street, highway, alley or park in the Village between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. unless the minor is accompanied by a parent or guardian or some adult, delegated by the parent or guardian, to accompany the child, except where the minor is on an errand or other legitimate business directed by his parent or guardian.
[Comp. Ords. 1995, § 20.402; Ord. No. 80, 2-7-1972; Ord. No. 103, 10-4-1982]
It shall be unlawful for any person 16 years or over to assist, aid, abet, allow, permit or encourage any minor under the age of 16 years to violate the provisions of this division.
The following activities shall be exempt from the curfew requirements of this division where the minor is:
Accompanied by his parent, guardian or any other person 21 years of age or older who is authorized by a parent as the caretaker for the minor;
On an errand, without any detour or stop, at the direction of his parent, guardian or caretaker;
In a vehicle involved in interstate travel;
Engaged in certain employment activity, or going to or from employment, without any detour or stop;
Involved in an emergency;
On the sidewalk that abuts the minor's or the next door neighbor's residence, if the neighbor has not complained to the police;
In attendance at an official school, religious or other recreational activity sponsored by the city, a civic organization or another similar entity that takes responsibility for the minor, or going to or from such an activity, without any detour or stop, and supervised by adults;
Exercising First Amendment rights, including free exercise of religion, freedom of speech and the right of assembly.
Any person violating this division shall be responsible for a municipal civil infraction.