Chapter 9.12

9.12.010    Houses of ill fame.

9.12.020    Indecent dress—Lewd behavior.

9.12.030    Indecent exposure.

9.12.040    Obscene language or gestures.

9.12.050    Soliciting for lewd purposes.

9.12.060    Violations and penalties.

9.12.010 Houses of ill fame.

Any person who shall keep or maintain any disorderly house or house of assignation within the city limits, or who shall persuade or assist any female to visit any such houses, or house of ill fame, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and every day of the maintenance of such house shall be deemed and taken to be a new offense. (Prior code § 14.23).

9.12.020 Indecent dress—Lewd behavior.

Any person who shall appear in any public street or place in an indecent or lewd dress, or be guilty of any lewd or indecent behavior, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Prior code § 14.24).

9.12.030 Indecent exposure.

Any person who shall indecently expose his person or any part thereof, or commit a nuisance in any public place within the city, or in any place in the city where there are other persons to be offended or annoyed thereby, or who shall bathe in a nude state near the public bridges or in any place within the city where exposed to the gaze of the public, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Prior code § 14.25).

9.12.040 Obscene language or gestures.

Any person who shall in any public street or place within the city limits, in the hearing of two or more persons, make use of any bawdy, lewd, obscene or profane language, words, gestures or epithets, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Prior code § 14.33).

9.12.050 Soliciting for lewd purposes.

Any person who shall solicit by words, gestures or knocks any person passing or being on a public street or place to enter any house for lewd purposes, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (Prior code § 14.35).

9.12.060 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of an infraction and upon conviction thereof is punishable by a fine of two hundred fifty dollars. (Ord. 1247 (part), 1999; Ord. 1160 § 18, 1993).