What time is curfew for Cleveland Ohio?
Cleveland City Council voted for stricter curfews for minors. According to a Sun News article, "Currently, the nightly curfew for children is darkness to dawn for ages 12 years and younger, 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for children 13 to 16 years old, and midnight to 5 a.m. for 17-year-olds. The biggest change will be for 13- and 14-year-olds, who will have to remain indoors from 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. The curfew is 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. for 15- and 16-year-olds; and midnight to 6 a.m. for 17-year-olds. Police can cite parents and legal guardians with a minor misdemeanor, punishable by a $100 fine." Curfew Law Could Help Provide Quiet by Ken Prendergast, West Side Sun News, Apr. 26, 2007. There are some exceptions to the law, including when the minor is accompanied by a parent or guardian, when the child is en route from a job or when the parent has initiated juvenile court proceedings against the minor. See City Record, April 25, 2007 at page 685, page 13 of the pdf document. The official text of amended Cleveland Codified Ordinance 605.14 has not yet appeared in the City Record, but will be posted on this blog when it does so appear. City Council also passed new ordinances 623.101 and 623.103, which prohibit the sale of spray paint to minors. See City Record, April 25, 2007 at page 685, page 13 of the pdf document. The official text of these new Cleveland Codified Ordinances has not yet appeared in the City Record, but will be posted on this blog when they appear