Borough of Manor, PA
Westmoreland County
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[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 1; as amended by Ord. 443, 1/11/1995, § 1]
For the purposes of this part, the following words shall have the meanings hereby respectively ascribed thereto:
CHILD
Any person under the age of 18 years of age.
ESTABLISHMENT
Any privately owned place of business carried on for a profit or any place of amusement or entertainment to which the public is invited.
OPERATOR
Any individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation operating, managing or conducting any establishment, and any employee or agent of the foregoing; and, whenever used in any section prescribing a penalty, the term "operator" as applied to associations or partnerships shall include the members or partners thereof, and as applied to corporations shall include the officers thereof, and in all cases shall apply to employees or agents.
PARENT
Any natural parent or legal guardian of a child, as herein defined, or any adult other than a parent or legal guardian who stands in loco parentis to the child, or a person to which legal custody to the child has been given by order of court.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any public street, alley, sidewalk, park, playground, public building or vacant lot.
REMAIN
To loiter, idle, wander, stroll, play in or maintain a physical presence in.
In this part, the singular shall include the plural, the plural shall include the singular, and the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 2; as amended by Ord. 443, 1/11/1995, § 2]
It shall be unlawful for any child under the age of 18 years to remain in or upon any public place or private establishment within the Borough of Manor at any time between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. of the following day, except on all nights between October 17 and October 31, inclusive, the hours shall be from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. of the following day.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 3]
1. 
The provisions of this part shall not apply to any child under the following circumstances:
A. 
When such minor is accompanied by a parent.
B. 
When such minor is going directly home from a school, church, or Borough-sponsored activity.
C. 
When such minor is engaged in gainful lawful employment during the curfew hours or is traveling to or from such employment.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 4]
It shall be unlawful for any parent to allow a child to remain in or upon a public place or private establishment in violation of this part.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 5]
It shall be unlawful for the operator of any private establishment to permit a child to remain in or upon the premises of such private establishment in violation of this part.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 6; as amended by A.O.]
1. 
Any child found in or upon any public place or private establishment in violation of this part shall be taken into custody by the Borough police and delivered to his parent immediately. If such parent cannot be located, the police shall retain custody of such child until the parent is located, and shall then immediately deliver such child to such parent. Provided; the Borough police officers shall use their discretion in determining age; and, in doubtful cases may require proof, and until such proof is furnished, the officer's judgment shall prevail.
2. 
Any parent who violates § 6-104 of this part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $1,000 plus costs together with reasonable attorney fees and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this part continues or each section of this part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
3. 
Any operator who violates § 6-105 of this part shall, for each and every such violation, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $1,000 plus costs together with reasonable attorney fees and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this part continues or each section of this part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. 306, 2/6/1974, § 7]
Any child who violates this part more than three times may be reported to the proper juvenile authorities, and a like procedure may be taken in cases where the arrest of the parent is not effective, or where for any other reason the provisions of § 6-102 of this part cannot be made effective by the imposition of fines and penalties.
[Ord. 304, 2/6/1974, § 1; as amended by Ord. 322, --/--/1975, § 1]
1. 
Except in necessary defense of person or property, it shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Manor for any person to use, fire or discharge any gun or other firearm. Provided; that such use, fire or discharge, when done in the sport of hunting, shall be permissible in those areas designated by Council for such purpose.
2. 
During the "big game" hunting season as defined by the Game Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it shall be unlawful to hunt within Manor Borough using a rifle or pistol. Such hunting shall be confined to the use of shotguns utilizing rifled slugs or pumpkin balls.
[Ord. 304, 2/6/1974, § 2]
It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any air rifle, air pistol, spring gun, spring pistol, B-B gun, slingshot, bow and arrow or similar device from or across any highway or public land or any public place, except on a properly constructed target range.
[Ord. 304, 2/6/1974, § 3; as amended by A.O.]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a magisterial district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs together with reasonable attorney fees and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this part continues or each section of this part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.