Township of Upper Allen, PA
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Upper Allen at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of this chapter, the following words shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context in which the word is used clearly indicates otherwise:
ESTABLISHMENT
Any privately owned place of business carried on for a profit or any place of amusement or entertainment to which the public is invited.
MINOR
Any person under the age of eighteen (18) years.
OFFICIAL TOWNSHIP TIME
Eastern standard time, except during those months when Eastern daylight saving time is observed in the Township of Upper Allen.
OPERATOR
Any individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation operating, managing or conducting any establishment, and whenever used in any clause prescribing a penalty, the term "operator," as applied to associations or partnerships, includes the members or partners thereof and as applied to corporations, includes the officers thereof.
PARENT
Any natural parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of a minor.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any public street, highway, road, alley, park, playground, wharf, dock, public building or vacant lot.
REMAIN
To loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play in or upon.
No minor shall be or remain in or upon any public place or any establishment between 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. of the following day, official township time, except as follows:
A. 
When such minor is accompanied by a parent, guardian or other person having the legal care or custody of such child or is accompanied by a responsible person over the age of twenty-one (21) years old.
B. 
When such minor is engaged in gainful and lawful employment during the time prohibited or is in route to or from such employment.
No minor shall remain in or upon any public place or any establishment during the time prohibited in § 116-2, except as therein provided.
No parent shall allow or permit any minor to remain in or upon any public place or any establishment during the time prohibited in § 116-2, except as therein provided.
No operator of an establishment or the servants, agents or employees of such operator shall allow or permit any minor to be or to remain in or upon the premises of such establishment during the time prohibited in § 116-2, except as herein provided.
To the extent applicable and notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, the Juvenile Act of 1972[1] and all amendments thereto shall be followed in the application of this chapter.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 6301 et seq.
A. 
Any minor who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.) for each offense and costs of suit and, in default of the payment of such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days.
B. 
Any parent who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.) for each offense and costs of suit and, in default of the payment of such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days.
C. 
Any operator of an establishment and any agent, servant or employee of such operator who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.) for each offense and costs of suit and, in default of the payment of such fine and costs, shall be imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days.
D. 
Each violation of the provisions of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense.