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(A) Statement of purpose.
(1) This section is adopted out of concern for the health, safety and welfare of those using the public streets and parking areas within the city.
(2) This section is designed to prevent injury to both property and persons.
(B) Definitions. The terms “motor vehicle”, “truck”, “pickup”, “motorcycle”, “motorized bicycle” and “bicycle” are defined by reference to the definitions of the terms found in I.C.A. Ch. 321.1, all of which are adopted by this reference.
(C) Prohibited conduct.
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person, regardless of age, to do any of the following upon the public streets, alleys or parking areas within the city:
(a) Sit upon the hood, fenders, roof, trunk lid, bumpers or pickup box of any motor vehicle parked upon the public streets or parking areas;
(b) Sit or stand upon the public streets or parking areas;
(c) Sit upon the sidewalk or curb and in doing so allow any part of the human torso to rest on the public streets or parking areas; and
(d) Sit upon any motorcycle, motorized bicycle or bicycle while such is parked upon the public streets or parking areas.
(2) The conduct declared unlawful as set out in this division (C) shall only be so between the hours of 8:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. daily.
(D) Lawful acts. It shall not be unlawful for any person to sit within a car, pickup or truck lawfully parked on a public street or parking area. It shall not be unlawful for any person to traverse over and upon a public street or parking area for otherwise lawful purposes, including ingress and egress to and from a lawfully parked motor vehicle, truck, pickup, motorcycle, motorized bicycle or bicycle.
(2013 Code, § 20-399) (Ord. 14399, passed 10-26-1992; Ord. 14970, passed 11-27-2017) Penalty, see § 71.999