[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of Latrobe: Art. I, 9-13-1982 as Ord. No. 1982-8 (Ch. VI. Part 1, Sec. 102, of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Consumption in Public Places
[Adopted 9-13-1982 as Ord. No. 1982-8 (Ch. VI, Part 1, Sec. 102, of the 1981 Code)]
The drinking or consumption of any type of alcoholic beverage by any person on any street, alley or public thoroughfare or in any parking facility which is a part of the off-street parking system of Latrobe at anytime be and the same is hereby prohibited and banned.
The Council of Latrobe does hereby declare that the prohibition of the drinking or consumption of alcoholic beverages in the public areas designated herein is necessary to the preservation of the safety and welfare of the residents of Latrobe and is necessary for the preservation of the public peace and orderliness in Latrobe.
Any police officer may file information against any person violating any provision of this Article before any District Justice having jurisdiction based upon actual observance of the violation or upon information received.
Any person who violates any provision of this Article, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice having jurisdiction, shall be sentenced to pay the costs of prosecution and to pay a fine of not more than $600. If the fine and costs are not paid, the person convicted and fined shall be subject to imprisonment for a period of not more than 30 days or subject to any other remedial action for the enforcement of the payment of the fine and costs as set by the District Justice within the powers given to District Justices by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.