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(a) No person having the control and custody of, or being the parent or guardian of, a minor under the age of eighteen years, shall permit such minor to remain away from the minor's residence or on unenclosed lands during the following times:
(1) Minors age fifteen years and under, after 11:00 p.m. and before 6:00 a.m. of the following day, seven days a week;
(2) Minors age sixteen and seventeen years, after 11:00 p.m. and before 6:00 a.m. of the following day, Sunday through Thursday; and
(3) Minors age sixteen and seventeen years, after 1:00 a.m. and before 6:00 a.m. of the following day, Saturday (Friday night) and Sunday (Saturday night).
(Ord. 2000-170. Passed 9-5-00.)
(b) The restrictions set forth in subsection (a) hereof shall not apply to minors on an emergency errand or on legitimate business, such as the delivery of newspapers or returning home from work.
(c) In the event that any school, church, lodge or other organization within the City sponsors a function attended by minors within the age limitations set forth in this section, and such minors will be dismissed from such functions at an hour later than provided in this section, such school, church, lodge or other organization shall first obtain the approval of the Police Chief or authorized personnel to have minors remain to the time when the entertainment or function will end. Minors attending such functions or entertainment shall be required to be at home and off the streets, sidewalks, public places, places of amusement and entertainment and unenclosed lands within the City within thirty minutes after such entertainment or function has ended.
(d) Whoever violates this section is guilty of curfew violation, a minor misdemeanor.
(Ord. 89-2. Passed 1-3-89.)