Chapter 9.45


9.45.010    Definitions.

9.45.020    Violation of Order.

9.45.030    Penalty.

9.45.040    Additional Penalties.

9.45.010 Definitions.

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

A.    "Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution Orders" means any written order by any court of competent jurisdiction that enjoins a person from entering or remaining in a designated area of prostitution activity.

B.    "Area of Prostitution Activity" means any specifically described area, private or public, contained in a Stay Out of Area of Prostitution Orders.

The perimeter of the Area of Prostitution Activity shall be clearly defined and shall include all real property contained therein, where prostitution, promoting prostitution, pandering, permitting prostitution, pedestrian or vehicular traffic attendant to such activity, or other activity associated with prostitution offenses confirms a pattern associated with prostitution. 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. 2007-15 § 1 (part), 2007)

9.45.020 Violation of Order.

It is unlawful for any person who is the subject of and has actual notice of a Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution Orders as defined in subsection A. of Section 9.45.010 to knowingly violate such order. (Ord. 2007-15 § 1 (part), 2007)

9.45.030 Penalty.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of Section 9.45.020 shall be guilty of a gross misdemeanor. (Ord. 2007-15 § 1 (part), 2007)

9.45.040 Additional Penalties.

Any person who disobeys a Stay Out of Areas of Prostitution Orders issued under Section 9.45.010 shall be subject to criminal penalties as provided by this Chapter and may be found in contempt of court and subject to penalties prescribed by Chapter 7.21 RCW and RCW 9.92.040. (Ord. 2007-15 § 1 (part), 2007)