Township of Upper Providence, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Providence 7-3-1972 by Ord. No. 146. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Loitering — See Ch. 112.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 122.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PICKETING
The act of standing upon or patrolling any public street, sidewalk or any other public place where persons may lawfully assemble, by one or more persons, for the purpose of:
A. 
Persuading other persons to cease patronizing, contracting with, employing or leaving the employ of any person or persons; or
B. 
Giving publicity to or communicating information regarding the existence, facts or merits of a labor dispute or other controversy.
It shall be unlawful to:
A. 
Engage in picketing by force, violence, duress, breach of the peace or threat of any of the foregoing.
B. 
Engage in picketing in such a manner as to prevent ingress and egress to or from any premises.
C. 
Engage in picketing in such a manner as to obstruct, prevent or interfere with the free or unobstructed use of any public street or sidewalk by other persons.
D. 
Engage in picketing other than in a reasonable and peaceful manner.
[Amended 9-17-1990 by Ord. No. 301]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in an amount not to exceed $600 and, in default thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment not exceeding 30 days.