Chapter 9.04


9.04.010    Public consumption of alcoholic beverages.

9.04.020    Disorderly conduct.

9.04.030    Restrictions on use of public restrooms.

9.04.010 Public consumption of alcoholic beverages.

A.    No person shall drink any malt, spirituous or vinous liquor containing more than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume, or possess any open container of such beverages:

1.    Upon any street, highway, sidewalk, alley, park, playground, public parking lot, or in any place open to the patronage of the public, which premises are not licensed for the consumption of such liquor on the premises;

2.    Upon any public school ground, bleacher or stadium.

B.    This chapter shall not be applicable to Library Park and Westside Community Park, when utilized by an individual or group after obtaining a written permit for the consumption of alcoholic beverages from the police department, except that the consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages shall never be permitted in the children’s play area in that portion of Library Park located to the south of the concrete walkway to the rear of the old Carnegie Library building.

C.    The possession of glass containers is prohibited in Library Park and all other park properties owned by the city.

D.    Any person violating or causing the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for six months or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 852 §1, 2006: Ord. 670 §1, 1987: Ord. 567 §1, 1978: Ord. 456 §2, 1970)

9.04.020 Disorderly conduct.

It is unlawful for any person to engage in loud, boisterous, threatening, abusive, insulting or indecent language, or engage in any disorderly conduct or behavior tending to a breach of the public peace and enjoyment of park and recreation areas. (Ord. 456 §3(part), 1970)

9.04.030 Restrictions on use of public restrooms.

A.    It is unlawful for any person to fail to cooperate in maintaining restrooms and washrooms in a neat and sanitary condition.

B.    Male persons shall not resort to any restroom or washroom facilities set apart for women, and female persons shall not resort to restrooms and washroom facilities set apart for men; provided, that this shall not apply to children accompanied by an adult person; further, no person shall loiter in or about such facilities nor shall any person use such facilities for purposes other than those intended. (Ord. 456 §6, 1970)