CHAPTER 610 – ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
610.01 CONSUMPTION OR OPEN CONTAINER ON PUBLIC PROPERTY OR IN VEHICLE
No person shall consume any alcoholic beverage or be in the possession of any alcoholic beverage in an open container in any public park in the Township of Lawrence Park, nor on any public street, roadway, alley or sidewalk within the said township, nor in or adjacent to any public facility of the Township of Lawrence Park, nor shall any person consume any alcoholic beverages or be in the possession of any alcoholic beverage in an open container while in a vehicle parked on or in any public vehicle parking area, or in or adjacent to any public park or public facility of the said Township.
610.02 CONSUMPTION OR OPEN CONTAINER ON PROPERTY UNDER CONTROL OF PUBLIC AGENCY
Unless otherwise restricted by the Board of Commissioners, governmental agencies, public authorities, public commissions and public boards that have direct responsibility for the operation of specific parcels of public property shall have the option to allow or disallow the consumption of alcoholic beverages or the possession of alcoholic beverages in an open container on the property which is within said agency’s, authority’s, commission’s, or board’s jurisdiction to operate.
610.03 CONSUMPTION OR OPEN CONTAINER ON OTHER PUBLIC PROPERTY
If approved by the Board of Commissioners, permission may be granted to allow the consumption of alcoholic beverages and the possession of alcoholic beverages in open containers on other public property not covered by Section 610.02.
610.035 POSSESSION OF FOOD OR BEVERAGES IN GLASS CONTAINERS IN PARKS AND ON OTHER PUBLIC PROPERTY
No person shall possess food or beverages in glass containers in any public park or other Municipal property in the Township, unless specifically permitted pursuant to the provisions of Section 610.02 or 610.03.
610.04 APPLICATION OF FEDERAL OR STATE LAWS
All State and Federal laws which pertain to the consumption and use of alcoholic beverages shall apply.
Any person or persons violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter may, upon conviction in a summary proceeding, be subjected to a fine not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300.00) for each offense and, in default of payment thereof, imprisonment in Erie County Jail for a term not in excess of ninety days.