Chapter 9.28
OFFENSES AGAINST DECENCY

Sections:

9.28.010    Lewd conduct.

9.28.020    Prostitution.

9.28.010 Lewd conduct.

A. Definitions.

1. “Lewd conduct” is defined as:

a. An exposure of one’s genitals, female breasts or other intimate parts of a person; or

b. The touching, caressing or fondling of the sexual or other intimate parts of another; or

c. Sexual intercourse; or

d. Masturbation.

2. “Public places” is defined as an area generally visible to public view and shall include streets, sidewalks, bridges, alleys, plazas, parks, driveways, parking lots, automobiles (whether moving or not), buildings open to the general public, including those in which food or drink is served or entertainment provided, and the doorways and entrances to buildings or dwellings and the ground enclosing them.

3. “Person” includes any human being.

B. The commission or performance by any person of any lewd conduct or act as defined in this section in a public place shall be, and is, prohibited.

C. The owner, occupant, operator, manager or employee of a public place as defined in this chapter shall be, and he or she is, prohibited from permitting lewd conduct in or about such public place. (Ord. 357 § 10, 1977)

9.28.020 Prostitution.

A. No person shall engage or agree or offer to engage in sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee. The sex of the two parties or prospective parties to the sexual conduct engaged in, contemplated or solicited is immaterial.

B. No person having possession or control of a building, apartment, automobile or other premises shall allow the same to be used for the purposes of prostitution. (Ord. 357 § 18, 1977)