CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Borough of State College provided an update Thursday regarding the number of citations issued for violating their temporary COVID-19 mask-wearing and gathering limit ordinance.
From Monday, November 9, to Sunday, November 15, there were 6 temporary emergency ordinance violations reported to the police department that resulted in the issuance or filing of 2 citations. Since enactment, there have been a total of 93 citations issued for violations. The fine for violating the ordinance is $300 plus court costs.
The Borough enacted the temporary emergency ordinance on August 17 with the hopes of achieving compliance from the public; however, police and other enforcement officers are continuing to issue citations for violations of the ordinance.
Further details about the ordinance can be found on the Borough’s website at ww.statecollegepa.us/coronavirus.