§ 112-17  Accessibility to Graffiti Implements.
   (A)   Furnishing to minors prohibited.
      (1)   No person may sell, give, loan, or otherwise make available any aerosol paint containers, broad-tipped markers, etching equipment, or any other graffiti implements to a minor unless that minor is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at the time of purchase or transfer, and the purchase is for legitimate use in classes, organized extracurricular activities, or other legitimate activities.
      (2)   No minor may furnish fraudulent evidence of majority at the time of purchase or transfer of any aerosol paint containers, broad-tipped markers, etching equipment, or any other graffiti implements.
   (B)   Display and storage.  Every person who owns, operates, or manages a commercial retail establishment that sells aerosol paint containers, broad-tipped markers, etching equipment, or any other graffiti implements must store the implements in an area inaccessible to the public without employee or owner assistance, or that is continuously observable through direct visual observation or surveillance equipment by the establishment's owners or employees during the regular course of business.
   (C)   Signs required.  Every person who operates a commercial retail establishment that sells graffiti implements must:
      (1)   Place a sign at or near the display of such products stating:  “Graffiti is against the law.  Any person who defaces property with paint, markers, any other liquid or marking device is guilty of a crime punishable by imprisonment and/or fines in excess of $750,” or words to that effect.
      (2)   Place a sign in a prominent and accessible workplace area frequented by employees that states:  “Selling aerosol paint containers, broad-tipped markers, etching equipment, or any other graffiti implements to persons under the age of 18 is against the law and punishable by a fine of up to $500,” or words to that effect.
('80 Code, § 19-82)  (Ord. O96-36, passed 4-3-96; Ord. O2010-37, passed 8-18-10)  Penalty, see § 112-99