Lynchburg City Council has voted to extend a city-wide curfew for all persons under the age of 18 that began on Friday, May 26 at 8:00 a.m. The curfew will now remain in effect every night from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to June 1, 2024.
According to the adopted ordinance, it shall be unlawful for a minor, during curfew hours, to remain in a public place, in a motor vehicle, or in an establishment unless the minor is:
accompanied by a parent;
involved in an emergency;
engaged in an employment activity such as going to or returning from work;
on the sidewalk directly abutting their residence with a parent inside;
on an errand at the direction of a parent with permission in writing;
involved in interstate travel through, beginning or terminating in the City;
exercising First Amendment rights, such as the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech, and the right of assembly.