Township of Schuylkill, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Schuylkill 7-7-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Animals — See Ch. 98.
Curfew — See Ch. 147.
Engine brake retarders — See Ch. 160.

§ 154-1 Prohibited conduct.

Any person who shall, by any act, word or conduct, causing or tending to cause a disturbance of the peace and the good order of the Township of Schuylkill, or who shall cause or tend to cause any danger, discomfort or annoyance to any of the inhabitants of the Township of Schuylkill, or who shall wilfully fight or quarrel or incite others to fight or quarrel, or who shall purposely make use of obscene or indecent language, or who shall loiter or congregate upon any of the public streets, ground or thoroughfares or upon any property properly posted against loitering in the Township of Schuylkill, to the annoyance of residents nearby, or persons traveling upon any street, thoroughfare or posted property within the Township of Schuylkill whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed, shall be guilty of disturbing the peace.
[Amended 9-20-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-04]
Any person who acts or behaves in and about the streets or other public places in the Township in a noisy, loud, boisterous and unseemly manner, or in such a manner as to disturb the peace and quiet of the community or in a manner which causes a threat to the life, property or well being of a member of the public also shall be guilty of disturbing the peace.
[Added 5-1-1974]
Any excessive continuous noise, including but not limited to barking dogs and loud music, shall constitute disturbing the peace.[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 154-2 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 9-20-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-04]
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon summary conviction thereof, before any Magisterial District Judge, be liable to a fine or penalty of not less than $100 and not exceeding $600 and the costs of prosecution.