Chapter 9.04


9.04.010    Purpose.

9.04.020    Definitions.

9.04.030    Nudity prohibited.

9.04.010 Purpose.

The presence of persons who are nude and exposed to public view in or on public rights-of-way, public parks, public land, or beaches within public view, is offensive to members of the general public unwillingly exposed to such persons. The provisions of this chapter are enacted for the purpose of securing and promoting the public health and general welfare of all persons in the city. (Ord. 393 § 1, 1976)

9.04.020 Definitions.

A. Whenever in this chapter the word “nude” is used, it means exposed to public view and devoid of opaque covering of the genitals, pubic hair, buttocks, perineum, anus of any person, or any portion of the breast at or below the upper edge of the areola thereof of any female person.

B. Whenever in this chapter the term “public right-of-way” is used, it means any place of any nature which is dedicated to use by the public for pedestrian and vehicular travel, and includes, but is not limited to, a street, sidewalk, curb, gutter, crossing, intersection, parkway, highway, alley, lane, mall, court, way, avenue, boulevard, road, roadway, viaduct, subway, tunnel, bridge, thoroughfare, square, and any other similar public way. (Ord. 393 § 2, 1976)

9.04.030 Nudity prohibited.

No person over the age of ten years shall be nude and exposed to public view in or on any public right-of-way, public park, public land, or beach within public view. (Ord. 393 § 3, 1976)