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PRESS RELEASESUBJECT: New Curfew in Canton DORAsDATE: June 19, 2023
Chief Gabbard would like to remind Canton residents and visitors that the new 9:00 PM curfew for juveniles in Canton’s Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas (DORAs) will take effect on Thursday June 22, 2023.
Canton Codified Ordinance 503.03 reads:
“No minor shall loiter, idle, wander, stroll or play, or be in or on any vehicle, in or upon any public place within the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area within the City of Canton between the
hours of 9:00p.m. and 6:00 a.m.; provided, however, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to the following:
a) To a minor accompanied by a parent, guardian, custodian or other adult person having custody or control of such minor;
b) To a minor who is on an emergency errand or specific business or activity directed or permitted by his parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of the minor;
c) To a minor whose presence is connected with or required by some legitimate employment, trade, profession or occupation.”
Unaccompanied minors contacted in violation of this ordinance, and their parents or guardians, will be held accountable.
Contact: Lt. Dennis GarrenEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org