662.01  DISORDERLY CONDUCT.
   (a)   Definitions.  As used in this section:
      (1)   "Public place" means any street, alley, park, public building, public lakes, public waterways, or place of business or assembly open to or frequented by the public; any place to which the public or a substantial group of persons has access; highways; transportation facilities; and places of amusement.
      (2)   "Private premises" means any dwelling, house, building, or other structure, designed or used either wholly or in part for private residential purposes, whether inhabited or temporarily or continuously uninhabited or vacant, and including any yard, grounds, walk, driveway, porch, steps, vestibule, lobby, hallway, or mailbox belonging or appurtenant to such dwelling, house, building or other structure.
      (3)   "Property" means any money, personal property, real property, thing in action, evidence of debt or contract or article of value of any kind.
   (b)   Offenses.  The offense of disorderly conduct is committed if a person:
      (1)   Disturbances.
         A.   Generally.  Makes or excites any disturbance or contention in or upon any tavern, store, grocery, manufacturing establishment or other business place, or in any street, lane, alley, highway, public building, public lakes, public waterways, grounds or park, public place, private premises, or at any election or other public meeting where citizens are peaceably and lawfully assembled.
      (2)   Prostitute.  Is a common prostitute;
      (3)   Window peeper.  Is a window peeper;
      (4)   Illegal occupation or business.  Engages in an illegal occupation or business;
      (5)   Public intoxication.  Is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, other drugs or a combination thereof in a public place and is either directly endangering the safety of another person or of property or is acting in a manner that causes a public disturbance;
      (6)   Indecent conduct.  Is engaged in indecent or obscene conduct in a public place;
      (7)   Vagrant.  Is a vagrant;
      (8)   Begging.  Is found begging in a public place;
      (9)   Loitering.
         A.   Prostitution house. Is found loitering in a house of ill fame or prostitution, or in a place where prostitution or lewdness is practiced, encouraged or allowed;
         B.   Illegal business. Knowingly loiters in or about a place where an illegal occupation or business is being conducted;
         C.   Public building. Loiters in or about a police station, police headquarters building, county jail, hospital, court building or other public building or place for the purpose of soliciting employment or legal services, or the services of sureties upon criminal recognizances;
         D.   School buildings. Loiters or remains in or about a school building or grounds, not having any reason or relationship involving custody of or responsibility for a pupil, or any other specific, legitimate reason for being there, and not having written permission from a school administrator; or
         E.   Controlled substances. Knowingly loiters or remains in any place where the use of controlled substances is practiced, encouraged or allowed;
      (10)   Jostling.  Is found jostling or roughly crowding people unnecessarily in a public place;
      (11)   Malicious Use of Telephone. Maliciously uses any service provided by a communication's common carrier with the intent to terrorize, frighten, intimidate, threaten, harass, molest or annoy any other person, or to disrupt the peace and quiet of any other person, by any of the following:
         A.   Threatening physical harm or damage to any person or property in the course of a telephone conversation;
         B.   Falsely and deliberately reporting by telephone or telegraph message that any person has been injured, has suddenly taken ill, has suffered death or has been a victim of a crime or of an accident;
         C.   Deliberately refusing or failing to disengage a connection between a telephone and another telephone or between a telephone and other equipment provided for the transmission of messages by telephone, thereby interfering with any communication service; or
         D.   Using any vulgar, indecent, obscene or offensive language or suggesting any lewd or lascivious act in the course of a telephone conversation;
   (12)   False fire alarms. Raises a false alarm of fire at any gathering or in any public place; rings any bell or operates any mechanical apparatus, electrical apparatus or combination thereof for the purpose of creating a false alarm of fire; or raises a false alarm of fire orally, by telephone or in person;
   (13)   False police reports. Willfully and knowingly makes a false report of the commission of any crime or other emergency, including, but not limited to, a bombing, an attempted bombing or a threat to bomb, knowing the same to be false;
   (14)   Fireworks. Fires, discharges, displays or possesses any fireworks, except those which are permitted by State law;
   (15)   Admitting person for prostitution. Is seventeen years of age or older and receives or admits, or offers to receive or admit, any person into any place, structure, house, building or vehicle for the purpose of prostitution, lewdness or assignation, or knowingly permits any person to remain in any such place for any such purpose;
   (16)   Soliciting prostitution. Is seventeen years of age or older and accosts, solicits or invites another in any public place or in or from any building or vehicle, by word, gesture or any other means, to commit prostitution or to do any other lewd or immoral act;
   (17)   Offering prostitution. Engages or offers to engage the services of a female person, not his spouse, for the purpose of prostitution, lewdness or assignation by the payment in money or other forms of consideration;
   (18)   Obstructions on government property. Intentionally obstructs, impairs or hinders the performance of a governmental function or the use of government property by using or threatening to use violence, force, physical interference or an obstacle.
      For purposes of this paragraph, "government" includes any principal subdivision or agency of the United States, the State, the City or any agency of local government operating within the City. "Governmental function" includes any activity which a public agency or public servant is legally authorized to undertake.
   (19)   Obscene material. Publishes, sells, offers for sale, gives away, exhibits or possesses for such purposes any obscene book, pamphlet, paper, picture, statuary, image or representation; or
   (20)   Crowds. Engages, encourages or abets the collection of persons and crowds in a public place for an illegal purpose.
(Ord. 536. Passed 3-25-91; Ord. 908.  Passed 8-8-16.)