[Adopted 9-10-1979 by Ord. No. 1753]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MOTION-PICTURE THEATER
- A commercial establishment open to the public which exhibits motion pictures for a fee.
In order to promote the public welfare, alleviate traffic congestion and maintain the peace and tranquillity of residential neighborhoods, no motion-picture theater may commence the showing of a motion picture, no matter what its length, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day of the week.
[Amended 6-13-1988 by Ord. No. 2019; 3-12-2012 by Ord. No. 2660]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this article shall, upon summary conviction before any District Justice of the Peace, pay a fine not exceeding $600 and costs of prosecution; and in default of one payment of the fine and costs, the violator may be sentenced to the county jail for a term of not more than 30 days. Each and every day in which any person, firm or corporation shall be in violation of this article shall constitute a separate offense.