City of Coatesville, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Coatesville 10-10-1989 by Ord. No. 845-89 as Ch. 68 of the 1989 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks — See Ch. 169.
No person shall drink or carry, with the intention of consuming, an alcoholic or fermented malt beverage upon the streets, sidewalks, parks, public parking lots, school or church property or upon any private parking lots or any other private areas open to public use on the City of Coatesville.
The possession of any opened bottle, can or container containing an alcoholic or fermented malt beverage upon any street, sidewalk, park, public parking lot, school or church property or upon any private parking lot or any other private areas open to public use in the City of Coatesville shall be presumed to be with the intent to consume such beverage.
No provision of this chapter shall be construed in derogation of the rights of the owner or tenant of any private property to legally use said premises or to grant permission to others for the lawful use thereof.
A person in violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction in summary proceedings, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.) or imprisoned for a term not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.