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Borough of Schwenksville, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Schwenksville 8-10-1995 by Ord. No. 272. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peace and good order — See Ch. 110.
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.
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Schwenksville, for any person to drink or engage in open consumption of liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public right-of-way, 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.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
It shall be unlawful, within the Borough of Schwenksville, 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 right-of-way, public street, public sidewalk, public municipal parking lot, private parking lot open to public use or public park.
Any person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable for each offense by a maximum fine of $1,000, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, by imprisonment for not more than 30 days.