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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ESTABLISHMENT. Any privately owned place of business operated to which the public has access or is invited including, but not limited to, any place of amusement or entertainment.
GUARDIAN. A person who is court-appointed to be the guardian of a person under 18 or such other adult as may be head of the household in which the youth dwells.
OWNER/OPERATOR. Any individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation, operating, managing or conducting any establishment, including the employees, members or partners of an association or partnership and the officers of a corporation.
PARENT. A person who is a natural parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or step-parent of another person, or a person to whom legal custody had been given by court order, or such person who is acting in loco parentis.
PUBLIC PLACE. Any place that is generally open to and used by the public or a substantial group of the public, whether it be publicly or privately owned, including, but not limited to, streets, highways, alleys, rights-of-way, public vehicular areas and parking lots, transportation facilities, shops, restaurants, convenience stores, schools and school grounds, places of business and amusement, playgrounds, parks church grounds, similar areas that are open to the public and other common areas open to or accessible to the public.
REMAIN. To linger or stay in a public place, or fail to leave the premises when requested to do so by a police officer or the operator of an establishment.
RESTRICTED HOURS. The time of night referred to herein is based upon the prevailing standard of time, whether eastern standard time or eastern daylight savings time, generally observed at that hour by the public in the city. RESTRICTED HOURS will mean 11:00 p.m. on any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, until 7:00 a.m. of the following day.
YOUTH. Any person under the age of 18 years who is not married or been emancipated.
(Ord. passed 2-8-2012)