Sec. 15-23. Definitions for curfew provisions.

For purposes of Sections 15-24 and 15-25 of this chapter:
“Curfew hours” means the period from 10:00 P.M., any evening of the week, or 11:00 P.M., daylight savings time, until 6:00 A.M. the following day.
“Emergency” means an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action. The term includes, but is not limited to, a fire, natural disaster, an automobile accident or any situation requiring immediate action to prevent serious bodily injury or loss of life.
“Establishment” means any privately owned place of business operated for a profit to which the public is invited, including, but not limited to, any place of amusement or entertainment.
“Guardian” means: (1) a person who, under court order, is the guardian of a minor; or (2) a public or private agency with whom a minor has been placed by the court.
“Minor” means any person under eighteen years of age.
“Parent” means a person who is a natural parent, adoptive parent, or step-parent of the minor.
“Public place” means any place to which the public or a substantial group of the public has access and includes, but is not limited to, streets, highways, and the common areas of schools, hospitals, apartment houses, office buildings, transport facilities, and shops.
“Responsible adult” means a person eighteen years of age or older, authorized by a parent or guardian to have the care and custody of a minor.
“Serious bodily injury” means bodily injury that creates a substantial risk of death or that causes death, serious permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ. (Ord. No. 661, § 1; Ord. No. 1458, § 3 (part).)