City of Lock Haven, PA
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lock Haven 10-6-1980 by Ord. No. 116B (Ch. 6, Part 3, of the 2003 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section:
LIQUOR AND MALT OR BREWED BEVERAGES AND CONTAINER AND OFFICIAL SEAL
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.[1]
OPEN
When used in connection with a container, shall mean any container which has been perforated, in the case of a can or similar container, or a container on which the cap has been removed.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 47 P.S. § 1-101 et seq.
[Amended 4-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-02]
Except as may be permitted by the City upon the filing of a request for a permit, it shall be unlawful, within the City of Lock Haven, for any person to drink alcoholic beverages upon any public street, public sidewalk, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park, or to possess an open container in the same. The City's authority to grant exceptions to the requirements of this chapter limited by all applicable statutory or regulatory provisions of the commonwealth.
[Amended 4-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-02]
It shall be unlawful, within the City of Lock Haven, for any person to have in a vehicle operated or parked under such person's control any open container containing alcoholic beverages upon any public street, public sidewalk, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park, or to drink liquor alcoholic beverages therein.
[Amended 2-24-2003 by Ord. No. 670]
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed $600 plus costs and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
[Added 4-12-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-02]
A permit application for exceptions for the public consumption of alcohol on any street, sidewalk, municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park must be filed with the City Manager or designee and accompanied by the fee set from time to time by resolution of Council. All permits must be approved by City Council and will only become valid when accompanied by a special occasion permit or off-premises catering permit issued to the applicant by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.