Borough of Matamoras, PA
Pike County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Matamoras: Art. I, 8-5-1980 as Ord. No. 191, approved 7-1-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-5-1980 as Ord. No. 191, approved 7-1-1980]
The following words or phrases, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Article:
LIQUORS 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.
OPEN (WHEN USED IN CONNECTION WITH A CONTAINER)
Any container which has been perforated, in the case of a can or similar container, or a container on which the cap has been loosened or the cork displaced and the official seal torn or mutilated.
It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Matamoras for any person to drink liquor or malt or brewed beverages upon any public street or public municipal parking lot or public park or private property open to the public or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.
It shall be unlawful within the Borough of Matamoras for any person to have in such person's possession or control any open container containing liquor or malt or brewed beverage upon any public street or public municipal parking lot or public parks or private property open to the public or in any vehicle being operated or parked thereon.
The above unlawful activities shall not apply to:
A. 
Premises and locations licensed by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for the retail sale of liquor or malt or brewed beverages.
B. 
Those premises covered by a special permit issued by the Matamoras Recreation Advisory Board for functions within Airport Park during the hours it is open to the public.
[Amended 9-6-1988 by Ord. No. 217]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of this Article shall 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 undergo imprisonment for not more than thirty (30) days.