5-5.101 Regulation of Temporary or Portable Toilets.

(a) No person shall place or maintain temporary toilet facilities in any location in the City for more than seven (7) days in the same location in the City unless the Director of the Community Development Department, for cause, extends the time for placement of such facilities. The "same location" shall mean in the same physical location or on the same premises, lot or parcel. This prohibition shall not apply to construction-related activities for which a property owner or applicant is in possession of a valid building and/or site development permit; nor shall this prohibition apply to those individuals or organizations in possession of an encroachment permit for special events.

Temporary toilet facilities shall be defined as any plumbing fixture, drain, appurtenances and appliances used to receive or discharge liquid wastes or sewage that is not connected to a public sewer or an approved private sewage disposal system.

(b) No person shall urinate or defecate in or upon any street, sidewalk, alley, plaza, park, or in any place open to the public or exposed to public view. This subsection shall not apply to urination or defecation that is done in any restroom or other facility designed for the sanitary disposal of human waste. (§1, Ord. 1998, eff. 7/4/02)

5-5.102 Penalties.

Any person who violates any provision of Section 5-5.101 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor or an infraction.

a. If charged as an infraction, the penalty upon conviction of such person shall be a fine as set forth in Section 1-2.01 of this Code.

b. If charged as a misdemeanor, the penalty upon conviction of such person shall be imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed six months, or by a fine not exceeding $1000.00, or by both fine and imprisonment. (§1, Ord. 1998, eff. 7/4/02)