Borough of Mifflinburg, PA
Union County
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§ 6-1 Disorderly Conduct Prohibited.

[Ordinance 293, July 21, 1970, Section 1]
Disorderly conduct is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Mifflinburg. Any person who shall wilfully make or cause to be made any loud, boisterous and unseemly noise or disturbance, to the annoyance of the peaceable residents nearby or near to any public street or alley, or public ground in the Borough, whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed, shall be guilty of disorderly conduct.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 4 of this ordinance repealed Ordinance 199 and Ordinance 261.

§ 6-2 Disturbance of the Peace Prohibited.

[Ordinance 293, July 21, 1970, Section 2]
Disturbance of the peace is hereby prohibited within the Borough of Mifflinburg. Any person who shall be guilty of any wilful act causing or tending to cause a disturbance of the peace and good order of the Borough, or causing or tending to cause any danger, discomfort or annoyance to the inhabitants of the Borough or the users of any of the public streets or alleys in the Borough; or who shall fight or quarrel or incite others to fight or quarrel; or who shall publicly make use of obscene or indecent language; or who shall loaf or loiter or congregate upon any of the public streets, sidewalks or alleys or public grounds in the Borough, to the annoyance of peaceable residents nearby or traveling upon any street, sidewalk or alley or being lawfully upon any of the public grounds in the Borough, whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed, shall be guilty of disturbance of the peace.

§ 6-3 Penalty for Disorderly Conduct or Disturbance of the Peace.

[Ordinance 293, July 21, 1970, Section 3]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance[1] shall, upon conviction thereof before the Mayor or any Justice of the Peace of the Borough, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100 and costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the County Jail for not more than 10 days.
[1]
Editor's Note: Sections 1 to 3 of this chapter.

§ 6-4 Use of Firearms and Other Weapons Restricted.

[Ordinance 294, July 21, 1970, Section 1]
No person shall, at any place within the Borough of Mifflinburg:
(a) 
Fire or discharge any gun or other firearm, except in necessary defense of person or property;
(b) 
Shoot with a slingshot;
(c) 
Make use of or shoot with any bow and arrow, except upon a shooting range approved by the Mayor and the Chief of Police.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $50 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 10 days.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 2 of this ordinance repealed Ordinance 22, enacted June 22, 1887.

§ 6-5 Unlawful to Tamper with Certain Property.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 1]
No person or persons shall destroy or injure in any way whatsoever, or tamper with or deface any public property of the Borough of Mifflinburg, or of any department or agency thereof, or any grass, walk, lamp, ornamental work, building, street light, fire hydrant or water or gas stop box on any of the streets, alleys, or sidewalks, or parks or other public grounds in the Borough.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 8 of this ordinance repealed Ordinance 48 and Ordinance 57.

§ 6-6 Restrictions upon Posting Signs and Advertisements.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 2]
No person or persons, firm or corporation shall post, paint or attach in any manner whatsoever, to any post, pole, tree or other thing in or upon any street, alley, sidewalk or other public property of the Borough, any placard, sign, advertisement or handbill or poster of any kind, except for official signs and markings for traffic control and/or directional purposes placed by authority of the Borough or the State Department of Highways, and official signs in the nature of judicial or other public notice placed or posted by authority of law.

§ 6-7 Unlawful to Interfere with Stakes and Monuments.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 3]
No person or persons shall in any manner interfere with or meddle with or pull, drive, change, alter or destroy any stake, post, monument or other evidence of any elevation, grade, line, location, corner or angle in the Borough of Mifflinburg, made, placed or set, or hereafter made, placed or set, or caused to be done by the authorities of the Borough in any survey of or in any street, alley or public ground in the Borough, to evidence the elevation, line, grade, location, corner or angle of any public street, alley, sidewalk, curb, gutter, sewer or other public work, matter or thing.

§ 6-8 Unlawful to Tamper with Warning Lamps, Signs or Barricades.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 4]
No person shall wilfully or maliciously destroy or remove or deface or obliterate or cover up any lamp, warning sign or barricade erected by the authorities of the Borough or by any person, firm or corporation doing work by permission of the authorities of the Borough on any of the streets, alleys, sidewalks or bridges in the Borough, as a warning of danger.

§ 6-9 Unlawful to Take Material from Streets, Alleys or Public Grounds.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 5]
No person or persons shall take any earth, stone or other material from any of the streets, alleys parks or other public grounds.

§ 6-10 Certain Activities not Prohibited.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 6]
This ordinance[1] shall not apply to normal activities in connection with the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, alleys, sidewalks and public grounds and the structures and fixtures located thereon or therein, or to incidental results of work done thereon or therein upon permit from or by authority of the Borough.
[1]
Editor's Note: Sections 5 to 11 of this chapter.

§ 6-11 Penalty for Tampering with or Interfering with Certain Property.

[Ordinance 295, July 21, 1970, Section 7]
Any person or persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this ordinance[1] shall, upon conviction thereof before the Mayor or any Justice of the Peace of the Borough, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the County Jail for not more than 30 days. Provided: the fact that a violator shall have been penalized, after hearing, as herein provided, shall not preclude the Borough or other injured party from taking proper legal action to recover damages resulting from such violation.
[1]
Editor's Note: Sections 5 to 11 of this chapter.