Wilkinson County, Georgia

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF WILKINSON COUNTY, GEORGIA, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REGULATING PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF WILKINSON COUNTY, GEORGIA, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF SAID ORDINANCE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Wilkinson County, Georgia, pursuant to the authority of O.C.G.A. 36-1-20, and it is hereby resolved by authority of same, as follows:

  1. A person who shall be and appear in an intoxicated condition in any public place or within the curtilage of any private residence not his own other than by invitation of the owner or lawful occupant, which condition is made manifest by boisterousness, by indecent condition or act, or by vulgar, profane, loud, or unbecoming language is guilty of public drunkenness.
  2. Jurisdiction over the prosecution of any such offense shall be in the Magistrate Court of Wilkinson County, Georgia.
  3. Any person convicted of public drunkenness shall be punished by payment of a fine not exceeding $500.00 or imprisonment in the County Jail for a term not exceeding sixty (60) days, or both.
  4. All ordinances or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

ENACTED this 6th day of August 1985 by the Wilkinson County Board of Commissioners.

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