§ 133.12  CURFEW FOR MINORS.
   (A)   For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CUSTODIAN.  Any person over the age of 21 years who is in loco parentis to a minor.
   GUARDIAN.  Any person or other than a parent who has legal guardianship of a minor.
   MINOR.  Any person under the age of 18.
   PARENT.  The natural or adoptive parent of a minor.
   PUBLIC PLACE.  Any street, alley, highway, sidewalk, park, playground, or place to which the general public has access and a right to resort for business, entertainment or other lawful purpose.  A PUBLIC PLACE shall include, but not be limited to, any store, shop, restaurant, tavern, bowling alley, cafe, theater, drug store, pool room, shopping center and any other place devoted to amusement or entertainment of the general public.  It shall also include the front or immediate area of the above.
   (B)   It is unlawful for any minor to remain, wander, stroll, or play in any public place on foot or to cruise about without a set destination in any vehicle in, about, or upon any public place in the city between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. the following morning on Sunday through Thursday nights and from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings unless:
      (1)   Accompanied by a parent, guardian, or custodian;
      (2)   Accompanied by an adult specified by a parent, guardian, or custodian;
      (3)   Carrying out an errand or other lawful activity as directed by a parent, guardian, or custodian; or
      (4)   Occupying the sidewalk of the place where the minor resides, or the sidewalk of a place where the minor has permission from his or her parent or guardian to be, or the sidewalk of a next-door neighbor not communicating an objection to a police officer;
      (5)   Participating in, going to, or returning from:
         (a)   Lawful employment;
         (b)   A lawful athletic, educational, entertainment, religious, or social event; or
         (c)   Interstate travel.
   (C)   It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation operating or having charge of any public place to knowingly permit or suffer the presence of minors between the hours of curfew designated in division (B) of this section.
   (D)   It is unlawful for any parent, guardian, custodian, or other adult person having custody or control of any minor to suffer or permit or by inefficient control to allow such person to be on any public place within the city between the hours of curfew designated in division (B) of this section.  The provisions of this section do not apply if the minor is:
      (1)   Accompanied by a parent, guardian, or custodian;
      (2)   Accompanied by an adult specified by a parent, guardian, or custodian;
      (3)   Carrying out an errand or other lawful activity as directed by a parent, guardian, or custodian;
      (4)   Occupying the sidewalk of the place where the minor resides, or the sidewalk of a place where the minor has permission from his or her parent or guardian to be, or the sidewalk of a next-door neighbor not communicating an objection to a police officer; or
      (5)   Participating in, going to, or returning from:
         (a)   Lawful employment;
         (b)   A lawful athletic, educational, entertainment, religious, or social event; or
         (c)   Interstate travel.
(`83 Code, § 10-412)  (Ord. 98-57, passed 12-21-98; Am. Ord. 2011-16, passed 6-20-11)  Penalty, see § 133.99