[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Hanover 10-10-1967. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
- DISTURBING THE PEACE
- Any act, word or conduct causing or tending to cause a disturbance of the peace and good order of the Township or causing or tending to cause any danger, discomfort or annoyances to the inhabitants of the Township or users of the Township thoroughfares. Such acts, words or conduct shall include, but not be limited to, loafing, fighting, drunkenness, vagrancy, begging, profanity or indecent language or acts; the making or causing to be made of any unnecessary noises or disturbances, clamor, din or other sounds disturbing or tending to disturb the peace and quiet of the community; the carrying on of any business, trade, transportation, recreation or amusement in a manner, at a time or in a place which causes any unnecessary noise or disturbance, discomfort, danger or annoyance; the reckless or careless driving or any other use of vehicles or animals by owners, occupants, users or operators of the same as shall endanger the safety of or interfere with the comfort and convenience of the inhabitants of the Township or persons using the thoroughfares of the Township.
- The Township of Upper Hanover, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Disturbing the peace within the limits of the Township is hereby prohibited, and no persons shall engage in such conduct or commit such acts within the limits of the Township.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of the offense of disturbing the peace and, upon conviction thereof in a summary proceeding before a Magisterial District Judge, shall be sentenced to pay a penalty not exceeding $1,000 and the costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of said penalty and/or costs, shall be sentenced to imprisonment in Montgomery County Prison for a period not exceeding 90 days.