509.08 VAGRANTS.
   (a)   "Vagrant" means any person not having a legitimate business or visible means of support, who by day or night loiters in an idle, disreputable or wandering way upon the streets, alleys, public places, theaters, public shows, carnivals, circuses or exhibitions of the City without being able to give a satisfactory account of himself, or who lurks, prowls or sleeps at night or day about or upon the premises of any person or at any public place without being able to account satisfactorily for his action or presence.
   (b)   No person shall commit any acts of vagrancy or be a vagrant within the City.
(Ord. 177-1963. Passed 12-19-63.)
   (c)   No person shall go about the City on public or private property begging money, food, or property for his or her own use.
   (d)   This section shall not be construed or applied to prevent persons who are regularly authorized by religious, charitable or educational institutions from soliciting or asking contributions or aid for the same, nor shall this section be construed or applied to bar traditional children's activities such as Beggar's Night.
   (e)   Whoever violates subsection (b) is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
   (f)   Whoever violates subsection (c) is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. Subsequent violations of subsection (c) shall constitute a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(Ord. 103-1989. Passed 7-13-89.)