City Curfew Ordinance 130.02

The Highland Heights Police Department would like to provide the ordinance to our city curfew for all persons under the age of 17. It is important for you and your family to know what the law says, the exemptions, the penalty for this ordinance. For more information, please see our City Ordinances section located under the 'Community' tab.

Curfew for Minors -

(A) It is a curfew violation for a child 13 – 17 years of age to be in a public place:

(a) After 1:00 a.m. and before 5:00 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday

(b) After midnight on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

(c) Before 5:00 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

(B) It is a curfew violation for a child under thirteen (13) years of age to be in a public place after 11:00 p.m. or

before 6:00 a.m. on any day

Exemptions -

(C) This section does not apply to a child who is:

(1) Accompanied by his parent, guardian, or custodian;

(2) Accompanied by an adult specified by his parent, guardian, or custodian;

(3) Carrying out an errand or other lawful activity as directed by his parent, guardian, or custodian; or

(4) Participating in, going to, or returning from:

(a) Lawful employment; or

(b) A lawful athletic, educational, entertainment, religious, or social event

Penalty -

(A) Any child violating division (A) of this section shall be subject to the procedures and penalties provided for

by the State Unified Juvenile Code

(B) Any parent, guardian, or person having legal custody of a child who violates any provision of division (A) of

this section may be subject to the financial penalty provided for in KRS 610.180

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