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Borough of Homestead, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Homestead 10-14-1974 as Ch. 45 of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Curfew — See Ch. 126.
Littering — See Ch. 173.
Noise — See Ch. 178.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 190.
A person shall be guilty of disorderly conduct if, with a purpose to cause public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance, or if with the knowledge that he is likely to create such public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance, he willfully:
A. 
Creates a disturbance of the public order by an act of violence or by any act likely to produce violence.
B. 
Engages in fighting or in violent, threatening or tumultuous behavior.
C. 
Makes any unreasonably loud noise.
D. 
Addresses abusive language or threats to any person present which creates a clear and present danger of violence.
E. 
Causes likelihood of harm or serious inconvenience by failing to obey a lawful order of dispersal by a police officer, where three or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity.
F. 
Damages, befouls or disturbs public property of another so as to create a hazardous, unhealthy or physically offensive condition.
G. 
Commits a trespass on residential property or on public property. The term "trespass," for the purpose of this chapter, shall mean:
(1) 
Entering upon or refusing to leave any residential property of another, either where such property has been posted with no-trespassing signs or where immediately prior to such entry, or subsequent thereto, notice is given by the owner or occupant, orally or in writing, that such entry or continued presence is prohibited.
(2) 
Entering upon or refusing to leave any public property in violation of regulations promulgated by the official charged with the security, care or maintenance of the property and approved by the governing body of the public agency owning property, where such regulations have been conspicuously posted where immediately prior to such entry, or subsequent thereto, such regulations are made known by the official charged with the security, care or maintenance of the property, his agent or a police officer.
This chapter shall not apply to peaceful picketing, public speaking or other lawful expressions of opinion not in contravention of other laws.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in disorderly conduct in the Borough of Homestead.
Any person who shall be convicted of violating or failing to comply with the provisions of this chapter before any District Justice shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $300, together with costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of fine and costs shall be subject to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 30 days.