Borough of Ridley Park, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park 6-8-1976 by Ord. No. 942. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 151.
In this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MINOR
A person under the age of 18 years.
PARENT
Includes natural parents, stepparents, grandparents or guardians.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any public street, sidewalk, highway, road, alley, public building or vacant lot.
A. 
No minor person not accompanied by a parent or on the lawful and necessary business of such parent may be on or remain upon any public place in the Borough of Ridley Park between 10:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., prevailing time, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday or between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., prevailing time, on Friday and Saturday.
B. 
As a warning, a whistle or siren to be known as a "curfew whistle" shall be sounded 15 minutes before each curfew time as hereinabove set forth.
The provisions of this chapter shall not be enforced within 1/2 hour of the termination of an athletic contest or social event sponsored by school authorities, a religious institution or a Borough civic association.
[Amended 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 1131]
Any minor person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $600, together with the costs of prosecution. Upon default of payment of fine and costs, said minor person shall be imprisoned for a period not to exceed 30 days.
[Amended 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 1131]
Any parent who knowingly permits such minor to violate any provision of this chapter shall be fined not less than $10 nor more than $600, together with the costs of prosecution, and in default of payment thereof, be imprisoned for a period not to exceed 30 days.