9.20.010 Fires.

It is unlawful for any person knowingly to ignite, kindle or set any fire that creates a substantial risk of injury to any person or damage to property of another within the city.

(Prior code § 9-5-1)

Cross reference— For provisions regarding fire prevention and protection, see Section 2.12.010 of this code.

9.20.020 Doorways and aisles to be unobstructed.

It is unlawful for the proprietor, manager, owner, or lessee of any building used for a hotel, lodging house, restaurant, cafe, or other public place to permit the entranceways or aisles leading from the street, or the spaces about or in the doorways, to be used or occupied, temporarily or permanently, by seated persons or by chairs, stools or other obstructions or obstacles calculated to hinder or endanger the free and easy passage of persons in and out of such occupied buildings. It is unlawful for any person to place any chair, stool, or other obstacle or to be seated in the entranceways, aisles, spaces about the doors or doorways of any such occupied building.

(Prior code § 9-5-2)

9.20.030 Junk to be stored in buildings.

It is unlawful for any person doing business as a junk dealer within the city to keep or store any junk, such as discarded automobiles, or other vehicle or machinery, or discarded pipe, boilers, radiators, and other like commodities in the city, unless the same be kept and stored in a building to be approved by the chief of police. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and every day of twenty-four hours, subsequent to the time limit specified in a notice, during which such person shall refuse or neglect to obey the orders of the chief of police shall be deemed a separate offense.

(Ord. O-10-93 § 4 (part), 1993; prior code § 9-5-3)

9.20.040 Unsanitary depositing of garbage, etc., prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to place, deposit, or permit to be deposited in an unsanitary manner upon public or private property within the city or in any area under the jurisdiction of the city, any human or animal excrement, garbage, or other objectionable waste.

(Prior code § 9-5-4)

*  For provisions regarding garbage and refuse collection and disposal, see Title 6 , Chapter 6.08 of this code.

9.20.050 Breach of peace.

It is unlawful for any person to engage in conduct which is loud, boisterous or disruptive to the peaceable enjoyment, use or occupancy by others of public places, or surrounding premises, whether public or private. This prohibition shall apply regardless of whether such places or premises are actually occupied or in use at the time of the violation, it being the intent of this section to preserve and protect the peace of the community at all times against any breach so that such places and premises may always be available for peaceable enjoyment, use or occupancy. For purposes of this section, "public place" shall include all streets, sidewalks, parks, schools, governmental buildings, places of worship, retail establishments, professional offices, commercial premises of any type, and other places where members of the public regularly come and go. Prohibited conduct shall not be limited to the acts of the person, but shall include any acts put into effect by the person such as loud noises from radios, televisions, phonographs, compact disc players, or other appliances, as well as the utilization of excessively bright, flashing lights or the production of obnoxious and putrid fumes.

(Ord. O-07-94, 1994)