Davis Municipal Code/26.01.010

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Davis Municipal Code Chapter 26

OFFENSES — MISCELLANEOUS

26.01.010 Annoying persons on streets, etc.

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No person shall in any public place be guilty of conduct annoying to persons passing or being upon the streets or public grounds or upon adjacent premises. (Code 1964, ยง 7-8.106.)

Update: This code section was [WWW]"Repealed by 2357". Annoying people everywhere rejoiced, and the last remnants of civility fled the City of Davis. The code section has been memorialized by a touching eulogy.

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2005-08-15 15:44:54   golden! —JackHaskel


2005-10-01 13:48:14   Amazing! What's the penalty for this? Is it enforced? Can I make a citizen's arrest of anyone who annoys me in a public place? —BarnabasTruman


2006-02-19 18:41:47   This sounds great for those shouting "Christians" on the Quad... —MatthewTom


2006-02-19 18:58:45   The Quad isn't inside the city limits. —JasonAller


2007-06-03 18:51:09   [santacruz]Santa Cruz has an interesting [santacruz]panhandling ordinance. —JasonAller


2008-05-12 01:32:24   If there was federal law regarding this, I'd have been executed years ago. —thelonepiper555


2010-02-01 23:49:33   This code section is actually downright unconstitutional, as it parallels almost exactly an ordinance turned over by the Supreme Court in [WWW]Coates v. Cincinnati. You don't have standing to challenge it unless it's applied against you, though, and I doubt any Davis officers are going to be enforcing it. So, it may well float on in Davis's Municipal Code as an ode to hilarity for all eternity! —TomGarberson


2010-04-08 18:28:58   It seems that many people are misreading this as though a person can be guilty of being annoying rather than what this says where "no person shall ... be guilty." —E.C.H.


2010-10-19 23:33:30   Farewell, 26.01.010. You will be missed. —TomGarberson

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