Chapter 9.44
DRUG AREA OFF-LIMITS ORDERS

Sections:

9.44.010    Definitions.

9.44.020    Violation of Order.

9.44.030    Penalty.

9.44.040    Additional Penalties.

9.44.010 Definitions.

For the purpose of this Section, the following terms shall apply:

A.    "Drug Area Off-Limits Order" means any written order by any court of competent jurisdiction that enjoins a person from entering or remaining in a designated area of drug activity.

B.    "Area of Drug Activity" means any specifically described area, private or public, contained in a Drug Area Off-Limits Order.

The perimeter of the Area of Drug Activity shall be clearly defined and shall include all real property contained therein, where drug sales, possession of drugs, pedestrian or vehicular traffic attendant to drug activity, or other activity associated with drug offenses confirms a pattern associated with drug trafficking. The area may include the full width of streets, alleys and sidewalks on the perimeter, common areas, planting strips, parks and parking areas within the area described.

(Ord. 92-110 § 1 (part), 1993)

9.44.020 Violation of Order.

It is unlawful for any person who is the subject of and has actual notice of a Drug Area Off-Limits Order as defined in subsection A. of Section 9.44.010 to knowingly violate such order. (Ord. 92-110 § 1 (part), 1993)

9.44.030 Penalty.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of Section 9.44.020 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 92-110 § 1 (part), 1993)

9.44.040 Additional Penalties.

Any person who disobeys a Drug Off-Limits Order issued under subsection A. of Section 9.44.020 shall be subject to criminal penalties as provided by this Section and may be found in contempt of court and subject to penalties prescribed by Chapter 7.21 RCW and RCW 9.92.040. (Ord. 92-110 § 1 (part), 1993)