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A. With the exception of persons authorized to use the public right-of-way pursuant to title 10, "Public Ways And Property", of this Code no person shall:
1. Congregate, stand, loaf or loiter upon any street, sidewalk, bridge, trail or crossing so as to obstruct the street, sidewalk, bridge, trail or crossing or hinder or prevent persons passing or attempting or desiring to pass thereon. A violation under this subsection can be proven regardless of whether a person or vehicle is actually hindered or prevented from passing.
2. Congregate, stand, loaf or loiter in or in front of any hall, lobby, doorway, passage or entrance of any public building, theater, hotel, eating house, lodging house, office building, store, shop, office or factory or other like building so as to obstruct such place or hinder or prevent persons walking along or into or out of such place or attempting or desiring to do so. A violation under this subsection can be proven regardless of whether a person is actually hindered or prevented from passing.
B. A violation of this section shall be a simple misdemeanor punishable by a fine of fifty dollars ($50.00). (Ord. 09-4356, 10-6-2009)