Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath 12-11-1989 by Ord. No. 427 (Ch. 54 of the 2005 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation places — See Ch. 440.
Public property — See Ch. 497.
The following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section.
CONTAINER
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.[1]
LIQUOR
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
MALT OR BREWED BEVERAGE
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
OFFICIAL SEAL
The same as those words and phrases are defined in the Liquor Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
OPEN (WHEN USED IN CONNECTION WITH A CONTAINER)
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.
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Bath, for any person to drink liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public sidewalk, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park, or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Bath, for any person to have in such person's possession or in a vehicle under such person's control any open container containing liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street, public sidewalk, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park.
[Added 10-7-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-686[1]]
From time to time, Borough Council may by resolution temporarily lift provisions of this chapter in specified area(s) for special events, festivals, or any other public purpose as deemed appropriate and necessary.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also renumbered former § 219-4 as § 219-5.
[Amended 11-5-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-678]
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not to exceed $300 and costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 90 days. In addition, court costs and reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Borough in enforcement proceedings shall be assessed against violator and awarded to the Borough.