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For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AGGRESSIVE BEGGING, PANHANDLING OR SOLICITATION. A verbal or non-verbal request for money or other property of value, accompanied by:
(1) An act or acts that a reasonable person would consider hostile or intimidating;
(2) The act of blocking the free passage of the person to whom the panhandling, begging or solicitation is directed;
(3) Repeating the request for money or other property of value within a five-minute period after having been refused by the person to whom the panhandling, begging or solicitation is
(4) Any other behavior that a reasonable person would interpret as intended to intimidate or coerce a person into acceding to a request for money or other property of value.
PERENNIAL WATERS. Those waterways designated as such on the most recent versions of U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000 scale topographic maps.
PUBLIC PLACE. Those establishments, parks, buildings or facilities open for the use of the public or open for service to the public, including, but not limited to, privately owned and operated retail stores and restaurants, as well as public buildings within the corporate limits of the town.
PUBLIC SIDEWALK. Any area open to public use as a pedestrian public way, whether paved or otherwise designated or recognized for use of pedestrian traffic and which is owned or maintained by the town.
PUBLIC URINATION. Urination, other than in a bathroom or temporary facility such as a “port-a- john” which is intended for urination, within 50 feet of any public place or in plain view of members of the opposite sex, minor children, pedestrian traffic or vehicular traffic.
(Prior Code, § 101.01) (Ord. passed 3-18-2004)