City Code: 900:5

Section 900:00



Section 900 - Offenses Against Public Peace

Section 900:00. Tumultuous Conduct. No person shall disturb, tend to disturb nor aid in disturbing the peace of others by violent, tumultuous, offensive or obstreperous conduct, or by loud profane language. No person shall knowingly permit such conduct upon any premises owned or possessed by him or under his control.

Section 900:05. Vagrancy.

Subd. 1. Certain Acts Prohibited. No person shall commit the act of vagrancy. The acts set forth in the subdivisions which follow shall constitute vagrancy.

Subd. 2. No Lawful Means of Support. Any person having no lawful means of employment and having no lawful means of support realized solely from occupations or sources; or, any person who lives idly and without visible means of support.

Subd. 3. Loitering. Any person found loitering or strolling in, about, or upon any street, alley or other public way or public place, or at any public gathering or assembly, or in or around any store, shop or business or commercial establishment, or on any private property or place without lawful business and conducting himself in a lewd, wanton or lascivious manner in speech and behavior.

Subd. 4. Unlawful Occupancy. Any person wandering abroad and occupying, lodging or sleeping in any vacant or unoccupied barn, garage, shed, shop or other building or structure, or in any automobile, truck, railroad car or other vehicle, without owning the same or without permission of the owner or person entitled to the possession of the same, or sleeping in any vacant lot during the hours of darkness and not giving a satisfactory account of himself.

Subd. 5. Begging. Any person wandering abroad and begging; or any person who goes about from door to door of private homes or commercial and business establishments, or places himself in or upon any public way or public place to beg or receive alms for himself.

Section 900:10. Idling of Engines in Residential Districts. No person shall have or allow a motor vehicle engine to idle in residential districts of this City, as defined in Ordinance No. 827 (Owatonna Zoning Ordinance), for longer than fifteen (15) minutes. No idling period shall be repeated at shorter intervals than five (5) hours.

Section 900:15. Vehicles Towed by Police. Where any vehicle is parked or left unattended contrary to the provisions of this ordinance, any police officer of this municipality may cause such vehicle to be removed, or removed and stored, and the cost of such moving and storage shall be paid by the owner of such vehicle in addition to any fine set forth for violation of this ordinance.

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