Chapter 9.16


9.16.010    Disorderly conduct.

9.16.020    Unlawful assembly.

9.16.030    Missiles--Rock throwing--Ball playing in streets.

9.16.010 Disorderly conduct.

A.  A person is guilty of disorderly conduct if such person:

1.  Uses abusive, vulgar, profane, obscene or indecent language or conducts himself in an indecent manner, when such language or conduct intentionally creates a risk of assault or a civil disturbance;

2.  Willfully annoys, bothers, molests, insults or offers an affront or indignity to any person, or acts in a violent, threatening, intimidating or hostile manner toward another person such that that person is reasonably placed in fear of injury to or fear of his life, body, limbs, health or safety;

3.  Acts in a violent, threatening, intimidating or hostile manner toward the property of another person whereby such person is put in reasonable fear of the safety or integrity of such property;

4.  Intentionally disrupts any lawful assembly or meeting of persons without lawful authority;

5.  Intentionally obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic without lawful authority;

6.  Engages in acts of violence, including fights, whether with feet, hands, fists or weapons, whether kicked, thrown, swung or otherwise utilized;

7.  Goes upon premises occupied by any person other than himself and looks through any window or windows from the outside of the building on the premises after dusk and/or before daylight without permission of the tenant or occupant, and without lawful authority to do so; provided, that the proscriptions of this subsection shall not apply to commercial property with displays which are designed and intended for public viewing;

8.  Urinates or defecates in a public place or in a place open to public view;

9.  Hitches or ties any animal or thing, obstructs, injures, connects with or opens any fire hydrant in the city, without a permit from the fire department or other municipal officer;

10.  Removes, destroys, tears down or defaces, either in whole or in part, or makes or writes upon, changes, obliterates or mars, or in any manner alters or changes the writing, printing or signature, or any part of the writing, printing or signature, upon any bulletin, legal notice or advertisement, poster or paper writing of the city lawfully posted or placed in the city, unless such person is an officer or employee of the city and is duly authorized to perform such acts;

11.  a.  Intentionally engages in fighting or in tumultuous conduct or makes unreasonable noise, within five hundred feet of:

i.  The location where a funeral or burial is being performed;

ii.  A funeral home during the viewing of a deceased person;

iii.  A funeral procession, if the person described in this subsection (A)(11) knows that the funeral procession is taking place; or

iv.  A building in which a funeral or memorial service is being conducted; and

b.  Knows that the activity adversely affects the funeral, burial, viewing, funeral procession, or memorial service.

B.  A violation of this section shall be a misdemeanor, and every person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars or by confinement in the city jail for not more than ninety days, or both such fine and confinement in the city jail.  (Ord. 1222 §1, 2010:  Ord. 1119, 2004; Ord. 795 §1, 1981; Ord. 782 §§l, 2, 1981)

9.16.020 Unlawful assembly.

Any two or more persons who shall assemble together in the city with the intent to do any unlawful act or being assembled shall mutually agree to do an unlawful act with force and violence against the property of the city or the person or property of another, or against the peace, or to the terror of others shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.  (Ord. 537 §10, 1959)

9.16.030 Missiles--Rock throwing--Ball playing in streets.

It is unlawful for any person within the corporate limits of the city to throw stones or other missiles, or shoot with bow and arrow, or shoot or discharge any stone or other missiles with or from a sling or from an elastic sling or spring, or play at ball in the streets of this city.  (Ord. 537 §17, 1959)