Division IV. Offenses Against Public Decency

Chapter 9.32


9.32.010    View obstruction prohibited.

For statutory provisions authorizing cities to license every kind of lawful business carried on in the city, including games, see Government Code § 37101; for provisions listing prohibited card games, see Penal Code § 330.

9.32.010 View obstruction prohibited.

It is unlawful to have any screens, blinds, curtains or any device over and across the windows or doors fronting on the street of any public billiard, pool or bar room, bowling alley, or other places where any games are being played, which obstruct a full view of the interior from the street and the city marshal is notified to order such screens, blinds, curtains, or any other device which obstructs the view from the street to be removed within five days from any such billiard, pool or bar room, bowling alley, or any other place where games are being played, and any owner, renter, leaser or occupier of such building or room who fails within five days after notice from the city marshal to remove such obstructions shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 321 § 2, 1972; Ord. 32 § 4, 1911).