[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Providence 12-4-1972 by Ord. No. 149. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A curfew is hereby established in Upper Providence Township. The hours of this curfew shall begin at 10:00 p.m. prevailing local time on each day and end at 5:00 am. prevailing local time on the day next succeeding.
Editor's Note: Original Section II, which followed this section, was deleted 9-17-1990 by Ord. No. 301.
It shall be unlawful for any person who has not reached the 18th anniversary of his or her birth date to be on any public street or in any public way within the township within the hours of the said curfew as herein defined, unless such person is proceeding expeditiously in the most direct route to his home in cases where such person is detained so that he cannot arrive at his home before the effective curfew hour.
It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian or other person standing in loco parentis, knowingly or with reason to know, to permit any such person to remain in or upon any public street or way or otherwise to be in violation of this chapter.
Any person under the age of 18 years found in violation of the terms of this chapter shall be forthwith remanded to the Juvenile Probation Officer or to any authorized deputy of such officer to be dealt with in the same manner as a minor violating any other township ordinance or Pennsylvania statute.
A parent, guardian or other person standing in loco parentis of a child subject to the curfew provisions of this chapter who knowingly, or with reason to know, allows or permits such person to violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay for the first offense a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $25, for the second offense a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $50 and for the third or subsequent offenses a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $100 or, in default thereof, to be imprisoned for not in excess of 30 days.