(a) It shall be unlawful for any person under 18 years of age to loiter, lounge, loaf, wander, joyride, or play in or upon any public street, alley, public park, square or municipal parking lot or any sidewalk appurtenant thereto within the city after the hour of 12:00 midnight and before the hour of 6:00 a.m.
(b) The provisions of subsection (a) shall not apply to any person under the age of 18 whose parent or legal guardian has renounced his or her right to the care, custody and earnings of that person or to any person under the age of 18 who is legally married.
The curfew restrictions set out in 11-301 shall not apply under the following circumstances:
(a) When the person under 18 years of age is accompanied by his or her parent or guardian;
(b) When the person under 18 years of age is attending a church or school function or other activity organized or sponsored by and under the supervision of a church or school or sponsored by parents or while returning home from any such function or activity by way of the most direct route;
(c) When the person under 18 years of age is going to or from a place of lawful employment by way of the most direct route;
(d) When the person under 18 years of age is engaged in normal travel through, to or from the city to another destination.
(a) Any police officer finding a person under 18 years of age in violation of section 11-302 shall ascertain the name and address of the minor and warn the minor that he or she is in violation of the curfew and shall direct the minor to proceed at once to his or her home or usual place of abode.
(b) If any minor refuses to heed the warning or direction by any police officer or refuses to give his or her correct name and address, he or she shall be taken to the police department and the parent, guardian or other adult having the care and custody of the minor shall be notified to come and take charge of the minor.
It shall be unlawful for a parent, guardian or other person lawfully entitled to the care, custody or control of any person under 18 years of age to knowingly suffer or permit such person to violate the provisions of this article and the penalty for the first violation is $10.00, the second violation is $15.00, and the third violation is $100.00.