Borough of Lake City, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lake City 5-12-1969 by Ord. No. 193-69. Section 46-2 amended at time of adoption of Code. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusement devices — See Ch. 23.
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 28.
Hawking and peddling — See Ch. 37.
Nuisances — See Ch. 43.

§ 46-1 Definitions.

[Added 3-20-1995 by Ord. No. 319-95[1]]
As used in this section, the following words shall have the meanings indicated:
LOITER
To be dilatory, slow in movement and/or to linger or stand around.
MALICIOUS
Done willfully, intentionally and without legal justification, cause or excuse.
PROWL
To appear to be searching, using stealth, being quiet and/or being secretive.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former §§ 46-1 and 46-2 as §§ 46-2 and 46-3, respectively.

§ 46-2 Acts of disorderly conduct enumerated.

It shall be unlawful and shall constitute disorderly conduct for any person:
A. 
To be guilty of a breach of the peace, vagrancy, disorderly conduct, or to engage in fighting or to incite others to fight, or to engage in any unlawful act tending to imperil the personal security of any person or to endanger or injure property within the borough.
B. 
To use loud, boisterous, profane, blasphemous, indecent or immoral language upon or near any of the public highways or public places or in a manner so as to annoy residents in the neighborhood, or to make any unseemly noise or disturbance to the annoyance of the residents nearby.
C. 
To commit any act of lewdness or public indecency or exposure of person, or to become intoxicated.
D. 
To loaf, loiter of stand upon any of the sidewalks, highways, around or near any park, playground area, public recreation buildings, public school or other public use so as to interfere with the free and full passage of residents or travelers; to maliciously prowl or loiter in, around or near, on the property of another and without consent of such owner, any equipment, excavation or building other than a dwelling house or other place used wholly or partly for living or dwelling purposes.
[Amended 3-20-1995 by Ord. No. 319-95]
E. 
To set up, maintain or conduct any gambling place or device, immoral show, entertainment or exhibition, unlawful drinking place, resort or house of prostitution, or to be gathered in or participate in the operation of the same or be a patron thereof.
F. 
To carry concealed any deadly weapon unless authorized by law, or to discharge any gun or firearm unless in defense of persons or property; to throw on or into any highway any stones, snowballs or other material, or to raise any false alarm of fire. The Chief of Police is hereby authorized to seize, remove and destroy any rifle or air pistol (commonly known as a BB gun), slingshot or similar device, which may be used or discharged within the borough by any minor under the age of 18 years or which may be found in his or her possession with the intent to be used in the borough.
[Amended 3-20-1995 by Ord. No. 319-95]
G. 
To interfere with borough police officers or resist arrest or fail to tender assistance to police officers when called upon by them; or to tamper with, destroy or otherwise interfere with any lights, guardrails, signs or other property or materials placed in public places by the borough or any of its officials.

§ 46-3 Violations and penalties.

Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction before a District Justice, be subject to a fine not to exceed $300 and, in default of payment thereof, to imprisonment not to exceed 10 days.