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9.16 – Profanity - Indecent Conduct

9.16.010 – Bathing or swimming in a public place

It is unlawful for any person to swim or bathe at any public place or in a place open to public view unless such person is adequately garbed in a bathing suit or other suitable garment to protect this person from exposure.

(2015-M-16: §1; 1978-M-45: §1; Prior code: § 28.017)

9.16.020 – Public urination, defecation prohibited

It shall be unlawful for any person to urinate or defecate:

  1. In or on a public street, alley, sidewalk, yard, park, building, structure, plaza, public or utility right-of-way, or other public place other than a restroom; or
  2. In public view.

Any person violating this Section shall be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for their first offense nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each subsequent offense.

(2015-M-16: § 1; 2012-M-48: § 2; 2009-M-70: § 1)