509.08  CURFEW.
   (a)   Power to Invoke.  In the event that the Mayor, or in his absence the Director of Public Service-Safety, or in the absence of both, the President of Council, finds it necessary in order to preserve the public safety and good order of the community in times of public crises, riots and civil disturbances, he may declare and establish a curfew prohibiting the physical presence of anyone on the public streets, parks and public places of the City.
 
   (b)   Procedure.  In the event the Mayor, Director of Public Service-Safety or President of Council deems it necessary to issue a curfew order, he shall do so by issuing a proclamation setting forth the time and the circumstances of such curfew order, and the ages of persons to be subject thereto.  He shall publish the proclamation by use of the newspapers and radio and television facilities of the community to the residents of Findlay.
 
   (c)   Police Powers of Enforcement.  In the event the Mayor, Director of Public Service-Safety, or President of Council deems it necessary to issue a curfew, any police officer of the City or any other peace officer acting under the direction of the Mayor, Director of Public Service-Safety or President of Council, or any other person duly authorized, shall have the right to stop any person subject to the curfew found on the streets or public places of the City within the hours of curfew, and to inquire of such persons proof of their age, their destination and purpose for being on the public streets and public ways of the City, in order to determine if such persons are subject to the curfew.
 
   (d)   Compliance Required.  No person shall violate any provision of this section.
(1979 Code 139.20-139.27)