[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Collingdale 4-4-1977 by Ord. No. 488 (Ch. 6, Part 1, of the 1987 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:
- Ethyl alcohol of any degree or proof originally produced by the distillation of any fermented liquid, whether rectified or diluted with or without water, whatever may be the origin thereof, and shall include synthetic ethyl alcohol but shall not mean or include ethyl alcohol, whether or not diluted, that has been denatured or otherwise rendered unfit for beverage purposes.
- Any individual whether a resident or nonresident of the Borough of Collingdale and whether male or female.
- PUBLIC WAY OR PLACE
- Every way or place, of whatever nature, located within the Borough of Collingdale, open to the use of the public as a matter of right for the purposes of vehicular or pedestrian travel.
It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully consume in or upon public ways or places within the Borough of Collingdale any beverage containing any percentage of alcohol whatsoever.
The possession of an open container containing a beverage with any percentage of alcohol whatsoever in or upon the public ways or places of the Borough of Collingdale shall be prima facie evidence of consumption of such beverage in violation of this chapter.
[Amended 10-5-1987 by Ord. No. 568]
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 more than $300 and/or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 90 days.