(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to engage in the practice of soliciting gratuities in association with the observance of that day known as Halloween, such solicitation commonly known and referred to as “trick or treating”, except as hereinafter set forth in division (B) below.

   (B)   Said form of solicitation may be engaged in only by children who have not reached their fourteenth birthday and shall be engaged in only on that day of each year known as Halloween and the one day immediately preceding said day.

   (C)   It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to engage in said solicitation more than five blocks from the place of residence of the person engaging in the same.

(Ord. 567, passed 10-15-1981)  Penalty, see § 130.99


No person shall, within the limits of said village, fire or discharge any cannon, musket, rifle, pistol, fowling piece, or other firearms or air guns, except in cases of necessity, or in the performance of a lawful act or duty, or discharge or set off any crackers, rocket, torpedo, squib, or other fireworks, within the limits of said village, without permission first obtained from the Village Clerk or some officer of said village.

(Ord. 12, passed – -)  Penalty, see § 130.99

§ 130.99  PENALTY.

   (A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.

   (B)   Any person who violates § 130.01 and any parent, guardian, or anyone acting in their behalf who knowingly permits a child to violate § 130.01 shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $100 each time such an offense is committed. Each solicitation in violation of § 130.01 shall constitute a separate offense.

   (C)   Pursuant to § 130.02, every person so offending shall forfeit and pay to said village not less than $3 nor more than $25 for every such offense.

(Ord. 12, passed – -; Ord. 567, passed 10-15-1981)