[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Oliver 5-20-1968 as Ord. No. 554. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Mayor of the Borough of Mount Oliver is hereby granted the power and authority by proclamation to declare a state of limited emergency.
In such event, a state of limited emergency is hereby declared to exist within the territorial boundaries of the Borough of Mount Oliver which requires the adoption, for a limited period of time, of certain measures intended to prevent further destruction of property within the borough and threats to the safety of the public and to preserve the peace, good government and welfare of the borough.
No person shall go, be, remain or travel upon the streets, alleys, ways, sidewalks, parks or other public places in the borough between such hours as the Mayor has and may designate by proclamation except for:
Duly authorized law enforcement personnel and other personnel of the borough, city, county, state and federal governments.
Physicians, nurses and other medical personnel.
Persons traveling between the place of their lawful employment and persons whose employment requires their presence in the streets, such as public utility employees.
At such times as the curfew shall not be in effect, no more than ten (10) persons shall gather together or congregate upon the streets, alleys, ways, sidewalks, parks or other public places, except persons peaceably awaiting transportation or peaceably entering or leaving public buildings, their places of residence or employment.
No person, other than duly authorized personnel of the borough, city, county, state or federal law enforcement agencies, shall carry, sell, display, barter, loan, give away, transfer, transport, discharge or use any weapon, ammunition or explosive device of any kind or nature whatsoever including firearms, air rifles, bows and arrows, swords, knives, razors, bayonets, axes, hatchets, bombs, missiles or any other weapon or device designated or intended to inflict bodily harm or injury to property at any place within the borough.
No person, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association or corporation shall sell, offer for sale, give away or in any other manner dispense or transport malt beverages, distilled or fermented spirits or liquors or intoxicating beverages of any kind within the borough.
No person, partnership, corporation or establishment shall sell, barter, trade, offer for sale, barter or trade, give away or otherwise dispense or otherwise make available any gasoline, kerosene or other inflammable or explosive liquid or any inflammable, explosive or incendiary material of any kind whatsoever, unless delivered directly into the tank of a car.
The provisions of this chapter shall expire and become null and void five (5) days from the date of the proclamation of the Mayor, unless said state of limited emergency shall be declared terminated by proclamation of the Mayor prior to the expiration of the five-day period, in which event said regulations will become null and void as of the date of the proclamation; provided that the Mayor, by proclamation, may extend said provisions beyond the five-day period for not more than two (2) additional successive periods of five (5) days each in the event that the state of limited emergency has not terminated and good order and efficient government have not then been restored to the borough; and provided, further, that during the continuance of the state of limited emergency, the Mayor, by proclamation, may designate an area or areas of the borough within which all of the provisions of this chapter, or of such of them as he may indicate, shall be in force, and he may promulgate regulations governing the same matters regulated by this chapter, which regulations shall be no more restrictive than those set forth in the aforesaid sections.
[Amended 8-21-1969 by Ord. No. 573]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or of any proclamation of the Mayor issued pursuant to this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.) and costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days.