Borough of Honesdale, PA
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Honesdale 11-11-1996 by Ord. No. 552. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Park and recreation areas — See Ch. 147.

§ 60-1 Definitions.

The following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
LIQUOR and MALT OR BREWED BEVERAGES AND CONTAINER
The same as those words and phrases as defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as from time to time amended.[1]
OPEN
When used in connection with a container shall mean any container which has been perforated in the case of a can or similar container or a container on which the cap has been loosened or the cork displaced and the seal, if any, torn or mutilated.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the public has access, including any public street or public sidewalk, the front of and the area immediately adjacent to any school, parking lot, store, restaurant, tavern or other place of business.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 47 P.S. § 1-101 et seq.

§ 60-2 Consumption in public places prohibited.

It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Honesdale for any person to drink liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.

§ 60-3 Possession of open container in a public place prohibited.

It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Honesdale for any person to have in such person's possession or in a vehicle under such person's control any open container containing liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park.

§ 60-4 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, shall undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).