Chapter 9.05


9.05.010    Oregon Criminal Code adopted.

9.05.020    Drinking in public places.

9.05.030    Discharge of weapons.

9.05.040    Fireworks.

9.05.050    Places of amusement.

9.05.060    Obstruction of building entrances.

9.05.070    Obstruction of fire hydrants.

9.05.080    Begging.

9.05.090    Lodging.

9.05.100    Selling or pledging property of intoxicated persons.

9.05.110    Hauling.

9.05.120    Cruelty to animals.

9.05.130    Poisoning animals.

9.05.140    Deleted during 2011 codification.

9.05.150    Soliciting or confederating to violate ordinances.

9.05.160    Attempt to commit offenses.

9.05.170    Separate violations.

9.05.180    Penalties.

9.05.190    Nuisance abatement.

Prior legislation: Ord. 294.

9.05.010 Oregon Criminal Code adopted.

(1) ORS Chapters 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166 and 167, except for any provisions classified as a felony under state law, are adopted by reference. Violation of an adopted provision of those chapters is an offense against this city.

(2) The provisions of the ORS Chapter 161, relating to defenses, burden of proof, general principles of criminal liability, parties, and general principles of justification apply to offenses defined and made punishable by this chapter.

(3) Except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning, definitions appearing in the general definitional and other particular sections of chapters adopted by subsection (1) of this section are applicable throughout this chapter. [Ord. 475 § 1, 2000].

9.05.020 Drinking in public places.

No person shall drink or consume alcoholic liquor in or on a street, alley, mall, parking lot or structure, motor vehicle, public grounds or other public place unless the place has been licensed for that purpose by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission; provided, however, consumption of alcohol is permitted in a park when a permit has been obtained from the council. [Ord. 475 § 2, 2000].

9.05.030 Discharge of weapons.

Except at a firing range approved by the council, no person other than a peace officer shall fire or discharge a gun, including a spring or air-activated pellet gun, air gun, BB gun, or other weapon that propels a projectile by use of gunpowder or other explosive, jet or rocket propulsion. [Ord. 475 § 12, 2000].

9.05.040 Fireworks.

The following sections of the Oregon fireworks law are adopted by reference and made a part of this chapter: ORS 480.110, 480.120, 480.130, 480.140(1) and 480.150. [Ord. 475 § 13, 2000].

9.05.050 Places of amusement.

(1) No person under 18 years of age shall enter, visit or loiter in or about a public cardroom, poolroom, or billiard parlor.

(2) No person operating or assisting in the operation of a public cardroom, poolroom, or billiard parlor shall permit a person under 18 years of age to engage in a game of cards, pool, billiards, dice or games of chance, for amusement or otherwise.

(3) This section shall not apply to playing billiards or pool in a recreational facility. As used in this section, “recreational facility” means an area, enclosure or room in which facilities are offered to the public to play billiards or pool for amusement only. [Amended during 2011 codification; Ord. 475 § 23, 2000].

9.05.060 Obstruction of building entrances.

No person shall obstruct an entrance to a building. [Ord. 475 § 31, 2000].

9.05.070 Obstruction of fire hydrants.

No owner of property or person in charge of property adjacent to a street upon which a fire hydrant is located shall place or maintain a bush, shrub or tree or other obstruction within eight feet of the fire hydrant. [Ord. 475 § 32, 2000].

9.05.080 Begging.

No person shall physically accost another in a public place to solicit alms. [Ord. 475 § 36, 2000].

9.05.090 Lodging.

(1) No person shall lodge in a car, outbuilding or other place not intended for that purpose without permission of the owner or person entitled to possession.

(2) No person shall lodge in a car, outbuilding or other place not intended for that purpose upon any public property. [Ord. 475 § 37, 2000].

9.05.100 Selling or pledging property of intoxicated persons.

No person shall purchase property from a person who is in an intoxicated condition or under the influence of a narcotic drug, or advance, loan money to, or have dealings with such person respecting the title to property. [Ord. 475 § 38, 2000].

9.05.110 Hauling.

No person shall haul sand, gravel, rock, wood or other substance in a vehicle or conveyance that is so constructed or in such condition as to allow the sand, gravel, rock, wood or other substance to fall on and litter public streets. [Ord. 475 § 39, 2000].

9.05.120 Cruelty to animals.

(1) Except as otherwise authorized by law, no person shall intentionally or recklessly:

(a) Subject any animal under human custody or control to cruel mistreatment.

(b) Subject any animal under his or her custody or control to cruel neglect.

(c) Kill without legal privilege any animal under the custody or control of another, or any wild bird.

(2) As used in this section, “animal” includes birds. [Ord. 475 § 46, 2000].

9.05.130 Poisoning animals.

No person shall put out or place poison where it is liable to be eaten by cattle, sheep, horses, hogs, dogs, or other domestic animals. [Ord. 475 § 47, 2000].

9.05.140 Offenses outside city limits.

Deleted during 2011 codification. [Ord. 475 § 48, 2000].

9.05.150 Soliciting or confederating to violate ordinances.

No person shall solicit, aid, employ or engage another, or confederate with another to violate a provision of any city ordinances. [Ord. 475 § 49, 2000].

9.05.160 Attempt to commit offenses.

A person who attempts to commit an offense mentioned in this chapter but who, for any reason, is prevented from consummating such act is guilty of an offense. [Ord. 475 § 50, 2000].

9.05.170 Separate violations.

When in any city ordinance, an act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or doing an act is required, or the failure to do an act is declared to be unlawful or an offense, each day a violation continues constitutes a separate offense. [Ord. 475 § 51, 2000].

9.05.180 Penalties.

Violation of a provision of this chapter is punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000. [Amended during 2011 codification; Ord. 475 § 52, 2000].

9.05.190 Nuisance abatement.

No provision in this chapter shall preclude abatement of a nuisance as provided in Chapter 8.10 PRMC, Nuisances. [Ord. 475 § 53, 2000].