Is there a CURFEW in La Porte?
The city’s curfew ordinance generally states:

Children who are 14 years of age or under are not allowed to be in a public place after 10:00 pm or before 5:00 am on any day.

Children 15, 16 and 17 years of age cannot be in a public place:
- between 12:01 am and 5:00 am on Saturday and Sunday
- after 10:00 pm Sunday thru Thursday; or
- before 5:00 am Monday thru Friday.

Exceptions to this are a child:
- who is accompanied by his/ her parent, guardian or custodian;
- who is accompanied by an adult, authorized in writing by his/ her parent, guardian or custodian, which written authorization the child shall have on his/ her person; or

Participating in, going to, or returning from:
- lawful employment
- a school sanctioned activity; or
- a religious event

Violations of the ordinance can result in the child being taken into custody, and an ordinance fine issued to the parent/ guardian/ custodian in the amount of $50.Brochure of Curfew and Loitering laws

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1. Is there a CURFEW in La Porte?
2. Is there a 24-HOUR PARKING ordinance?
4. When can I light off FIREWORKS IN La Porte?
5. Is there a NOISE ordinance?
6. What is the July 4th Parade "Blanket Ordinance"?
7. Can I shoot a gun in La Porte?
8. Can I have a garage sale?
9. Where can't I park in La Porte?
10. Do I have to shovel snow from my walk?
11. Can I prune or cut down the tree in front of my house?
12. Does my DOG need a LICENSE?
13. Can I let my dog loose in the park?
14. Can I let my dog swim at the beach?
15. Does La Porte have a "Leash Law"?
16. So where can I let my dog run off the leash?
17. Do the parks have operating hours?
18. Can I bring alcohol into a city park?
19. Can I burn my leaves?
20. Is there a rule about garbage cans at the street?