|Published:||Aug 31, 2012 4:38 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 31, 2012 4:38 PM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla.- On September 1, the recently changed Youth Protection Ordinance will go into effect. The Fort Myers Police Department would like to remind residents the new curfew is earlier:
-A minor may not be or remain in any public place or restricted area within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. of the following day, Sunday through Thursday, except in the case of a legal holiday.
-A minor may not be or remain in any public place or restricted area within the city limits between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays.
There is a 30-day grace period for the new ordinance. Police will spend the month of September educating parents of the curfew. Enforcement will begin in October.
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