Chapter 9.28
OBSCENITY

Sections:

9.28.010    Obscene language prohibited.

9.28.020    Selling obscene materials prohibited.

9.28.030    Obscene exhibitions prohibited.

9.28.040    Obscene public writing and drawing prohibited.

9.28.050    Fines.

9.28.010 Obscene language prohibited.

Any person who uses any obscene language in the presence of another person shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.28)

9.28.020 Selling obscene materials prohibited.

Whoever brings within the limits of the city for the purpose of sale, or sells or offers for sale, or gives away or offers to give away, or makes, draws, prints or posts within the city, any obscene picture, pamphlet, newspaper, journal, magazine, printed publication, slip papers or writing of any kind or character or any obscene picture, drawing, engraving, card, photograph, medal, cast or instrument, or any article of an obscene character, with knowledge or reason to know the content thereof, shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.28)

9.28.030 Obscene exhibitions prohibited.

Whoever exhibits or performs or assists in exhibiting or performing any obscene play, exhibition or other representation or permits the same to be performed in any building or premises owned or controlled by him, or in any other place within the city, shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.28)

9.28.040 Obscene public writing and drawing prohibited.

Whoever in any place open to the public view or to which the public has access, marks, writes, draws, cuts or makes any obscene word, sentence, design or figure, within the limits of the city, shall be deemed an ordinance violator. (Ord. 210 § 4, 1978; 1978 code § 9.28)

9.28.050 Fines.

A violation of this chapter is an offense punishable by the fine established in the current, adopted budget. (Ord. 14-028 § 15, 2014)