Borough of Hellertown, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Hellertown at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 168-1 Disorderly conduct prohibited.

A. 
Disorderly conduct, as defined in the Crimes Code, 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5503, is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Hellertown. A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, he:
(1) 
Engages in fighting or threatening or in violent or tumultuous behavior.
(2) 
Makes unreasonable noise.
(3) 
Creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose of the actor.
(4) 
Uses obscene language or makes an obscene gesture.
B. 
Provided that, as used in this section, the word "public" means affecting or likely to affect persons in a place to which the public or a substantial group has access. Among the places included are streets, alleys and sidewalks, transport facilities, schools, prisons, apartment houses, places of business or amusement, any neighborhood or any premises which are open to the public.

§ 168-2 Violations and penalties.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $50 but not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this chapter continues or each section of this chapter which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.