CHAPTER 15. OFFENSES--MISCELLANEOUS.
Sec. 15-23. Definitions for curfew provisions.
For purposes of Sections 15-24 and 15-25 of this
“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
“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
“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.
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).)