Wright City, MO
Warren County
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Section 215.010 Penalty.

Section 215.020 Animal Abuse.

Section 215.030 Animal Fighting Exhibitions.

Section 215.040 Animal — Indecent Exposure.

Section 215.050 Assault.

Section 215.060 Bonfires.

Section 215.070 Curfew Hours.

Section 215.080 Parental Curfew Responsibility.

Section 215.090 Police Curfew Responsibility.

Section 215.100 Disturbing Religious Worship.

Section 215.110 Drunkenness.

Section 215.120 Expectoration.

Section 215.130 False Alarms.

Section 215.140 False Report of Crime.

Section 215.150 Fighting.

Section 215.160 (Reserved)

Section 215.170 Hitchhiking.

Section 215.180 Impersonating An Officer.

Section 215.190 Indecent Exposure.

Section 215.200 Interference With Police Department.

Section 215.210 Lookouts For Illegal Acts.

Section 215.220 Possession of Burglar's Tools.

Section 215.230 Tampering in The Second Degree.

Section 215.240 Property Damage in The Second Degree.

Section 215.250 Stealing — Penalties.

Section 215.260 Prostitution.

Section 215.270 Drunkenness or Drinking in Certain Places Prohibited.

Section 215.280 Restricting Line of Sight, Corner Lots.

Section 215.290 Solicitation of Drinks.

Section 215.300 Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.310 Private Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.320 Trespass in The Second Degree.

Section 215.330 Window Peeping.

Section 215.340 Possession of Marijuana.

Section 215.341 Drug Paraphernalia — Definitions.

Section 215.342 Drug Paraphernalia — Use, Possession Prohibited.

Section 215.343 Offering For Sale, Display For Sale Prohibited.

Section 215.345 Advertising Prohibited.

Section 215.347 Cannabimimetic Agents and Illegal Smoking Products.

Section 215.350 Vagrancy.

Section 215.355 Firearm in or On City Property.

Section 215.360 Disorderly Conduct.

Section 215.365 Failure To Appear in Municipal Court.

Section 215.370 Yard Sales and Similar Activities.

Section 215.380 Definitions.

Section 215.390 Carrying Concealed Weapons; Other Unlawful Use.

Section 215.400 Possession, Manufacture, Transport, Repair, Sale of Certain Weapons.

Section 215.410 Defacing Firearm.

Section 215.420 Unlawful Transfer of Weapons.

Section 215.430 Possession of Firearm Unlawful For Certain Persons.

Section 215.440 Carrying Concealed Firearms Prohibited; Penalty For Violation.

Section 215.450 Discharging Air Gun, Etc.

Section 215.460 Discharging Firearm, Air Gun, Etc.: Exceptions.

Section 215.010 Penalty.

[CC §230.000]
In any case where there shall be a violation of this Chapter the person found guilty and convicted shall be punished as provided in Section 100.050 of this Code. Conduct and activities described in the following Sections are prohibited.

Section 215.020 Animal Abuse.

[RSMo. §578.012]
A. 
A person is guilty of animal abuse when a person:
1. 
Intentionally or purposely kills an animal in any manner not allowed by or expressly exempted from the provisions of Sections 578.005 to 578.023, RSMo.;
2. 
Purposely, intentionally or recklessly causes injury, suffering, or pain to an animal;
3. 
Abandons an animal in any place without making provisions for its adequate care;
4. 
Overworks or overloads an animal, or drives or works an animal unfit to work; or
5. 
Having ownership or custody of an animal willfully fails to provide adequate care or adequate control.
B. 
Animal abuse is misdemeanor.

Section 215.030 Animal Fighting Exhibitions.

[CC §230.040; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall maintain any place where fowls or any animals are suffered to fight for exhibition, or for sport upon any wager.

Section 215.040 Animal — Indecent Exposure.

[CC §230.070; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall exhibit any stud horse or bull or other animal indecently, nor shall any person let any male animal to any female animal unless the same be done in some place wholly enclosed and out of public view.

Section 215.050 Assault.

[RSMo. §565.070]
A. 
A person commits the crime of assault in the third degree if:
1. 
He attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or
2. 
With criminal negligence he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or
3. 
He purposely places another person in apprehension of immediate physical injury; or
4. 
He recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death or serious physical injury to another person; or
5. 
He knowingly causes physical contact with another person knowing the other person will regard the contact as offensive or provocative.
B. 
Assault in the third degree is a misdemeanor.

Section 215.060 Bonfires.

[CC §230.090; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall make or assist in making any bonfire in or upon any public street or place within the City without the permission of either the Fire Chief or Police Chief.

Section 215.070 Curfew Hours.

[CC §230.100; Ord. No. 61, 9-11-1969]
No minor under the age of seventeen (17) years shall be in any commercial place of amusement and entertainment or in any unsupervised place between the hours of 11:00 P.M. of any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday and 5:00 A.M. of the following day, official City time, and between the hours of 12:30 A.M. and 5:00 A.M. on Friday and Saturday, official City time; provided however, that the provisions of this Section shall not apply to a minor accompanied by his parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of such minor.

Section 215.080 Parental Curfew Responsibility.

[CC §230.110; Ord. No. 61, 9-11-1969]
No parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of a minor under the age of seventeen (17) years shall knowingly permit such minor to be in or on or be driving in or on any street or park or to be in any commercial place of amusement and entertainment or any unsupervised place between the hours of 11:00 P.M. of any Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 5:00 A.M. of the following day, and between the hours of 12:30 A.M. to 5:00 A.M. on Friday and Saturday; provided however, that the provisions of this Section shall not apply when the parent, guardian or other adult person having the care and custody of such minor has sent such minor on an emergency errand or legitimate business.

Section 215.090 Police Curfew Responsibility.

[CC §230.120; Ord. No. 61, 9-11-1969]
Any Police Officer finding a minor violating the provisions of Section 215.070 shall warn such minor to desist immediately from such violation and shall promptly report the violation to the Chief of Police who shall cause a written notice to be served upon the parent, guardian or person having the care and custody of such minor, setting forth the manner in which Section 215.070 has been violated.

Section 215.100 Disturbing Religious Worship.

[CC §230.130; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall disquiet or disturb any congregation or assembly for religious worship by making a noise or by rude or indecent behavior, or profane discourse within their place of worship, or so near the same as to disturb the order or solemnity of the meeting.

Section 215.110 Drunkenness.

[CC §230.135; Ord. No. 100, 5-9-1974]
Any person who shall, in this City, drink any beer, whiskey, wine, or intoxicating liquor of any kind on any vacant lot or part thereof without the owner's consent, or in any alley, street or other public place in the City shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

Section 215.120 Expectoration.

[CC §230.140; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person in the City shall expectorate upon any sidewalk, street, floor in public buildings or upon any public place.

Section 215.130 False Alarms.

[CC §230.150; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall intentionally make, turn in, or give a false alarm of fire, or of need for Police or ambulance assistance, or aid or abet in the commission of such act.

Section 215.140 False Report of Crime.

[CC §230.160; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall make to, or file with, the Police Department of the City any false, misleading or unfounded statement or report concerning the commission or alleged commission of any crime occurring within the City.

Section 215.150 Fighting.

[CC §230.170; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall fight another person except in exhibitions duly authorized and licensed under law.

Section 215.160 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 729 §I, adopted November 9, 2010, repealed section 215.160 "fireworks" in its entirety. Information regarding fireworks can now be found in ch. 218. Former section 215.160 derived from CC §230.180; ord. no. 16, 10-8-1959; ord. no. 653 §I, 5-22-1908.

Section 215.170 Hitchhiking.

[CC §230.200; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall hitchhike, "thumb rides" or go upon the public streets and highways for the purpose of soliciting free transportation.

Section 215.180 Impersonating An Officer.

[CC §230.210; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person, other than an official Police Officer of the City, shall wear or carry the uniform, apparel, badge, identification card or any other insignia of officer like or similar to a colorable imitation of that adopted and worn or carried by an official Police Officer of the City.

Section 215.190 Indecent Exposure.

[RSMo. §566.130]
A. 
A person commits the offense of indecent exposure if he knowingly exposes his genitals under circumstances in which he knows that his conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm.
B. 
Indecent exposure is a misdemeanor.

Section 215.200 Interference With Police Department.

[CC §230.230; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
A. 
Resisting Officer. No person shall resist any Police Officer, any member of the Police Department, or any person duly empowered with Police authority, while in the discharge or apparent discharge of his duty, or in any way interfere with or hinder him in the discharge of his duty.
B. 
Assisting in Escape. No person shall offer or endeavor to assist any person in the custody of a Police Officer, a member of the Police Department or a person duly empowered with Police authority to escape or to attempt to escape from such custody.

Section 215.210 Lookouts For Illegal Acts. [1]

[CC §230.250; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
Anyone acting as a guard or lookout for any building, premises or establishment used for gambling, prostitution or any other form of vice or illegal act, or where intoxicating liquors are illegally kept, sold or purchased, or for any person soliciting, offering or engaging in prostitution, gambling or any other form of vice, or illegal act, or any prostitute, on any street or sidewalk. Nor shall any person give any signal intended to, or calculated to warn, or give warning of the approach of any Peace Officer to any person in or about such building or premises or places mentioned herein.
[1]
Cross Reference — As to prostitutes, see also §215.260.

Section 215.220 Possession of Burglar's Tools.

[CC §230.270; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall possess any nippers known as burglar's nippers, any lock pick, skeleton key, key to be used with bit or bits, jimmy or any other burglar's instruments or tools of whatever kind or description, unless it be shown that such possession is innocent or for lawful purposes.

Section 215.230 Tampering in The Second Degree. [1]

[RSMo. §569.090]
A. 
A person commits the offense of tampering in the second degree if he:
1. 
Tampers with property of another for the purpose of causing substantial inconvenience to that person or to another; or
2. 
Unlawfully rides in or upon another's automobile, airplane, motorcycle, motorboat or other motor-propelled vehicle; or
3. 
Tampers or makes connection with property of a utility; or
4. 
Tampers with, or causes to be tampered with, any meter or other property of an electric, gas, steam or water utility, the effect of which tampering is either:
a. 
To prevent the proper measuring of electric, gas, steam or water service; or
b. 
To permit the diversion of any electric, gas, steam or water service.
B. 
In any prosecution under Subparagraph (4) of Subsection (A), proof that a meter or any other property of a utility has been tampered with, and the person or persons accused received the use or direct benefit of the electric, gas, steam or water service, with one (1) or more of the effects described in Subparagraph (4) of Subsection (A), shall be sufficient to support an inference which the trial court may submit to the trier of fact, from which the trier of act may conclude that there has been a violation of such subparagraph by the person or persons who use or receive the direct benefit of the electric, gas, steam or water service.
C. 
Tampering in the second degree is a misdemeanor.
[1]
State Law Reference — As to when this becomes a felony, see RSMo. §569.090.3.

Section 215.240 Property Damage in The Second Degree.

[RSMo. §569.120]
A. 
A person commits the offense of property damage in the second degree if:
1. 
He knowingly damages property of another; or
2. 
He damages property for the purpose of defrauding an insurer.
B. 
Property damage in the second degree is a misdemeanor.

Section 215.250 Stealing — Penalties.

[RSMo. §570.030]
A. 
A person commits the crime of stealing if he appropriates property or services of another with the purpose to deprive him thereof, either without his consent or by means of deceit or coercion.
B. 
Evidence of the following is admissible in any criminal prosecution under this Section on the issue of the requisite knowledge or belief of the alleged stealer:
1. 
That he failed or refused to pay for property or services of a hotel, restaurant, inn or boarding house;
2. 
That he gave in payment for property or services of a hotel, restaurant, inn or boarding house a check or negotiable paper on which payment was refused;
3. 
That he left the hotel, restaurant, inn or boarding house with the intent to not pay for property or services;
4. 
That he surreptitiously removed or attempted to remove his baggage from a hotel, inn or boarding house.

Section 215.260 Prostitution.

[RSMo. §§567.020-567.040]
A. 
Prostitution Generally. A person commits the crime of prostitution if he performs an act of prostitution.
B. 
Patronizing Prostitutes. A person commits the crime of patronizing prostitution if he patronizes prostitution.
C. 
Prostitution and Patronizing Prostitution — Sex of Parties No Defense — When. In any prosecution for prostitution or patronizing a prostitute, the sex of the two parties or prospective parties to the sexual conduct engaged in, contemplated or solicited is immaterial, and it is no defense that:
1. 
Both persons were of the same sex; or
2. 
The person who received, agreed to receive or solicited something of value was a male and the person who gave or agreed or offered to give something of value was a female.
D. 
Any violation of this Section shall be a misdemeanor.

Section 215.270 Drunkenness or Drinking in Certain Places Prohibited.

[RSMo. §574.075]
It shall be unlawful for any person in this City to enter any schoolhouse or church house in which there is an assemblage of people, met for a lawful purpose, or any courthouse, in a drunken or intoxicated and disorderly condition, or to drink or offer to drink any intoxicating liquors in the presence of such assembly of people, or in any courthouse within this City and any person or persons so doing shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Section 215.280 Restricting Line of Sight, Corner Lots.

[CC §230.330; Ord. No. 82, 11-2-1972]
Any person owning or occupying a corner in any residential district in the City, shall not erect, place, plant or allow to grow in such a manner as to materially impede vision or line of sight between a height of two and one-half (2 ½) and ten (10) feet above the centerline grades of the intersecting streets in the area bounded by the street lines of such corner lots and a line joining points along said street lines fifty (50) feet from the point of intersection.

Section 215.290 Solicitation of Drinks.

[CC §230.340; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
No person shall frequent or loiter in any tavern, cabaret or night club, with the purpose of soliciting the purchase of drinks. No proprietor or operator of any such establishment shall allow the presence in such establishment of any person who violates the provisions of this Section.

Section 215.300 Peace Disturbance.

[Ord. No. 286 §I, 10-13-1994]
A. 
A person commits the crime of peace disturbance if:
1. 
He unreasonably and knowingly disturbs or alarms another person or persons by:
a. 
Loud noise; or
b. 
Offensive language addressed in a face-to-face manner to a specific individual and uttered under circumstances which are likely to produce an immediate violent response from a reasonable recipient; or
c. 
Threatening to commit an offense against any person under circumstances which are likely to cause a reasonable person to fear that such threat may be carried out; or
d. 
Fighting; or
e. 
Creating a noxious and offensive odor;
f. 
Making an obscene, offensive, or indecent gesture to another person or persons.
2. 
He is in a public place or on private property of another without consent and purposely causes inconvenience to another person or persons by unreasonably and physically obstructing;
a. 
Vehicular or pedestrian traffic; or
b. 
The free ingress or egress to or from a public or private place.

Section 215.310 Private Peace Disturbance.

[Ord. No. 286 §I, 10-13-1994]
A. 
A person commits the crime of private peace disturbance if he is on private property and unreasonably and purposely causes alarm to another person or persons on the same premises by:
1. 
Threatening to commit a crime against any person; or
2. 
Fighting.

Section 215.320 Trespass in The Second Degree.

[RSMo. §569.150]
A. 
A person commits the offense of trespass in the second degree if he enters unlawfully upon real property of another. This is an offense of absolute liability.
B. 
Trespass in the second degree is an infraction.

Section 215.330 Window Peeping.

[CC §230.430; Ord. No. 16, 10-8-1959]
It is prohibited to look, peer or peep into, or be found loitering around or within view of, any window not on his own property with the intent of watching or looking through said window.

Section 215.340 Possession of Marijuana.

[CC §230.440; Ord. No. 122, 5-12-1977]
A. 
It is unlawful for any person to possess or have under his control within the City, "marijuana", which is defined as all parts of the plant genus Cannabis in any species or form thereof, including, but not limited to Cannabis Sativa L., Cannabis Indica, Cannabis Americana, Cannabis Ruderalis and Cannabis Gigantea, whether growing or not, the seeds thereof, the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the plant, its seeds or resin. It does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil or cake, or the compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination.
B. 
Any person found guilty of violation of this Section shall be punished as provided in Section 100.050 of this Code.

Section 215.341 Drug Paraphernalia — Definitions.

[Ord. No. 743 §1, 12-8-2011]
The following words, terms, and phrases, when used in this Chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this Section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
Any drug, substance or immediate precursor, as defined in Section 195.010(20), RSMo., listed in the schedules found in Section 195.017, RSMo.
DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
All equipment, products and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, curing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance in violation of this Chapter or Sections 195.005 to 195.425, RSMo. It includes, but is not limited to:
1. 
Kits used, intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing or harvesting of any species of plant which is a controlled substance or from which a controlled substance can be derived;
2. 
Kits used, intended for use or designed for use in manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing or preparing controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
3. 
Isomerization devices used, intended for use or designed for use in increasing the potency of any species of plant which is a controlled substance or an imitation controlled substance;
4. 
Testing equipment used, intended for use or designed for use in identifying, or in analyzing the strength, effectiveness or purity of controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
5. 
Scales and balances used, intended for use or designed for use in weighing or measuring controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
6. 
Dilutents and adulterants, such as quinine hydrochloride, mannitol, mannite, dextrose and lactose, used, intended for use or designed for use in cutting controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
7. 
Separation gins and sifters used, intended for use or designed for use in removing twigs and seeds from, or in otherwise cleaning or refining, marijuana;
8. 
Blenders, bowls, containers, spoons and mixing devices used, intended for use or designed for use in compounding controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
9. 
Capsules, balloons, envelopes and other containers used, intended for use or designed for use in packaging small quantities of controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
10. 
Containers and other objects used, intended for use or designed for use in storing or concealing controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
11. 
Hypodermic syringes, needles and other objects used, intended for use or designed for use in parenterally injecting controlled substances or imitation controlled substances into the human body;
12. 
Objects used, intended for use or designed for use in ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing marijuana, cocaine, hashish, or hashish oil into the human body, such as:
a. 
Metal, wooden, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, or ceramic pipes with or without screens, permanent screens, hashish heads or punctured metal bowls;
b. 
Water pipes;
c. 
Carburetion tubes and devices;
d. 
Smoking and carburetion masks;
e. 
Roach clips, meaning objects used to hold burning material, such as a marijuana cigarette, that has become too small or too short to be held in the hand;
f. 
Miniature cocaine spoons and cocaine vials;
g. 
Chamber pipes;
h. 
Carburetor pipes;
i. 
Electric pipes;
j. 
Air-driven pipes;
k. 
Chillums;
l. 
Bongs; or
m. 
Ice pipes or chillers.
In determining whether an object is drug paraphernalia, the Municipal Court or other authority should consider, in addition to all other logically relevant factors, the following:
1.
Statements by an owner or by anyone in control of the object concerning its use;
2.
Prior convictions, if any, of an owner, or of anyone in control of the object, under any State or Federal law relating to any controlled substance or imitation controlled substance;
3.
The proximity of the object, in time and space, to a direct violation of this Section;
4.
The proximity of the object to controlled substances or imitation controlled substances;
5.
The existence of any residue of controlled substances or imitation controlled substances on the object;
6.
Direct or circumstantial evidence of the intent of an owner, or of anyone in control of the object, to deliver it to persons whom such person knows, or should reasonably know, intend to use the object to facilitate a violation of this Section or Sections 195.005 to 195.425, RSMo.; the innocence of an owner, or of anyone in control of the object, as to direct violation of this Section or Sections 195.005 to 195.425, RSMo., shall not prevent a finding that the object is intended for use, or designed for use as drug paraphernalia;
7.
Instructions, oral or written, provided with the object concerning its use;
8.
Descriptive materials accompanying the object which explain or depict its use;
9.
National or local advertising concerning its use;
10.
The manner in which the object is displayed for sale;
11.
Whether the owner, or anyone in control of the object, is a legitimate supplier of like or related items in the community, such as a licensed distributor or dealer of tobacco products;
12.
Direct or circumstantial evidence of the ratio of sales of the object to the total sales of the business enterprise;
13.
The existence and scope of legitimate uses for the object in the community;
14.
Expert testimony concerning its use; and
15.
The quantity, form or packaging of the product, substance or material in relation to the quantity, form or packaging associated with any legitimate use for the product, substance or material.

Section 215.342 Drug Paraphernalia — Use, Possession Prohibited.

[Ord. No. 743 §1, 12-8-2011]
It shall be unlawful for any person to use or to possess with intent to use drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, cure, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance in violation of this Chapter or Sections 195.005 to 195.425, RSMo.

Section 215.343 Offering For Sale, Display For Sale Prohibited.

[Ord. No. 743 §1, 12-8-2011]
It shall be unlawful for any person to offer for sale, or display for sale with intent to sell, drug paraphernalia within the City.

Section 215.345 Advertising Prohibited. [1]

[Ord. No. 743 §1, 12-8-2011]
It shall be unlawful for any person to place in any newspaper, magazine, handbill or other media, whether printed or electronic, circulated or intended to be circulated within the boundaries of the City any advertisement knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that the purpose of the advertisement, in whole or in part, is to promote the sale of objects designed or intended for use as drug paraphernalia.
[1]
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 743 §1, adopted December 8, 2011, repealed section 215.345 "unlawful use of drug paraphernalia" and enacted new provisions set out herein. Former section 215.345 derived from ord. no. 339 §I, 9-11-1997.
Note — Any commercial establishment lawfully permitted to operate on December 8, 2011 that are in violation of the new Sections 215.341 — 215.345 shall be deemed non-conforming uses until such use is lost or abandoned pursuant to Chapter 405.

Section 215.347 Cannabimimetic Agents and Illegal Smoking Products.

[Ord. No. 733 §I, 4-14-2011]
A. 
Definitions. For the purposes of this Section, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them below:
CANNABIMIMETIC AGENTS
Unless specifically exempted, any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of cannabimimetic agent , their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation. As used in this Section, cannabimimetic agents mean:
1. 
Any substance that is a cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB 1 receptor) agonist as demonstrated by binding studies and functional assays within the following structural classes:
a. 
2-(3-hydroxycyclohexyl)phenol with substitution at the 5-position of the phenolic ring by alkyl or alkenyl, whether or not substituted on the cyclohexyl ring to any extent;
b. 
3-(1-naphthoyl)indole or 3-(1-naphthyl)indole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring, whether or not further substituted on the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthoyl or napthtyl ring to any extent;
c. 
3-(l-naphthoyl)pyrrole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the pyrrole ring, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthoyl ring to any extent;
d. 
1-(1-napththylmethylindene by substituted of the 3-position of the indene ring, whether or not further substituted in the indene ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthyl ring to any extent; or
e. 
3-phenylacetylindole or 3-benzoylindole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the phenyl ring to any extent.
2. 
Any substance which includes any one (1) or more of the following chemicals:
a. 
CP 47,497; 5-(1,1-dimethylhepty1)-2-[(1R,3S)-3-hydroxycyclohexyl]-phenol;
b. 
Cannabicyclohexanol; 5-(1,1-dimethylocty1)-2-[(1R,3S)-3-hydroxycyclo- hexyl]-phenol;
c. 
y1)-6 a,7,10, 10a-tetrahydrobenzo[c] chromen-1-o1)];
d. 
HU-211; (dexanabinol, (6aS,10aS)-9-(hydroxymethyl)-6, 6-dimethyl-3- (2-methyloctan-2-y1)-6a, 7, 10, 10a-tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol)
e. 
JWH-015; (2-methyl-1-propyl-1H-indo1-3-y1)-1-naphthalenyl-methanone;
f. 
JWH-018; 1-penty1-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole;
g. 
JWH-019; 1-hexy1-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole;
h. 
JWH-073; 1-butyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole;
i. 
JWH-081; 1-penty1-3-[1-(4-methoxynaphthoyl)]indole;
j. 
JWH-122; 1-penty1-3-(4-methyl-l-naphthoyl)indole;
k. 
JWH-200; 1-[2-(4-morpholiny1]-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole;
l. 
JWH-203; 1-penty1-3-(2-chlorophenylacetyl)indole;
m. 
JWH-250; 1-penty1-3-(2-methoxyphenylacetyl)indole;
n. 
JWH-398; 1-penty1-3-(4-chloro-l-naphthoyl)indole;
o. 
AM2201; 1-(5-fluoropenty1)-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole;
p. 
AM694; 1-(5-fluoropenty1)-3-(2-iodobenzoyl)indole;
q. 
SR-19 and RCS-4; 1-penty1-3-(4-methoxy-benzoyl)indole; and
r. 
SR-18 and RCS-8; 1-(2-cyclohexylethyl)-3-(2-methoxyphenylacetyl)indol.
ILLEGAL SMOKING PRODUCT
Any substance which includes any one (1) or more of the following chemicals:
1. 
Mephradone (4-methylmethcathinone);
2. 
4-methyl-alpha-pyrrolidinobutyrophenone;
3. 
Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV); [1-(1,3-Benzodioxo1-5-y1)-2-(1-pyrrolidiny1)-1-pentanone];
4. 
MDAI; 5,6-methylenedioxy-2-aminoinadame; and
5. 
Any other substance listed in Missouri House Bill 641 (2011) on the date of this Section.
This Section shall apply, whether the cannabimimetic agents or illegal smoking product, as herein defined, are described as tobacco, herbs, incense, spice, bath salts, plant food or any blend thereof, regardless of whether the substance is marketed for the purpose of being smoked or ingested; except however, this Section shall not include any approved pharmaceutical authorized by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
PERSON
An individual, corporation, partnership, wholesaler, retailer or any licensed or unlicensed business.
B. 
Unlawful to Sell, Offer, Gift or Display. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, offer to sell, gift, or publicly display for sale any cannabimimetic agent or illegal smoking product.
C. 
Possession Unlawful. It is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess, inhale or ingest any cannabimimetic agent or illegal smoking product.
D. 
Penalty. Any person violating Subsection (B) or (C) of this Section shall be guilty of an offense and upon a plea of guilty or a finding of guilt shall be subject to the penalty set forth in Section 100.050 of this Code. A separate offense shall be deemed committed for each sale, offer to sell, gift, or public display for sale.

Section 215.350 Vagrancy.

[Ord. No. 324 §I, 10-24-1996]
A. 
A person commits the offense of vagrancy when he or she is:
1. 
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 who upon being ordered, by the property owner or Police Officer, to move on about his or her business fails to do so.
2. 
Found to occupy, lodge, or sleep 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 reasonable explanation of his or her behavior.
3. 
Begging, or going from door to door of private homes or commercial and business establishments, or places himself or herself in or upon any public way or public place to beg or receive alms for his or her own use.
4. 
Loitering or strolling in, about, or upon any street, alley, or other public way or public place, or in or around any store, shop, or business or commercial establishment, or on any private property or place without lawful business if notice against loitering is given by posting in a manner:
a. 
Reasonably likely to come to the attention of such person; and
b. 
Readily visible to such person.

Section 215.355 Firearm in or On City Property.

[Ord. No. 441 §1, 10-23-2003]
A. 
No person who has been issued a concealed carry endorsement by the Missouri Director of Revenue under Section 571.094, RSMo., or who has been issued a valid permit or endorsement to carry concealed firearms issued by another State or political subdivision of another State, shall, by authority of that endorsement or permit, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the City.
B. 
Signs shall be posted at each entrance of a building entirely owned, leased or controlled by the City stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited. Where the City owns, leases or controls only a portion of a building, signs shall be posted at each entrance to that portion of the building stating that carrying of firearms is prohibited.
C. 
The provisions of this Section shall not apply to buildings used for public housing by private persons, highways or rest areas, firing ranges or private dwellings owned, leased or controlled by the City.
D. 
Any person violating this Section may be denied entrance to the building or ordered to leave the building. Any City employee violating this Section may be disciplined. No other penalty shall be imposed for a violation of this Section.
E. 
No person who has been issued a certificate of qualification which allows the person to carry a concealed firearm before the Director of Revenue begins issuing concealed carry endorsements in July, 2004, shall, by authority of that certificate, be allowed to carry a concealed firearm or to openly carry a firearm in any building or portion of a building owned, leased or controlled by the City.

Section 215.360 Disorderly Conduct.

[Ord. No. 528 §I, 4-28-2005]
A. 
Definitions. For the purpose of this Section, the following words shall have the meanings respective ascribed to them:
PUBLIC PLACE
Any place to which the general public has access and a right to resort for business, entertainment or other lawful purpose, but does not necessarily mean a place devoted solely to the uses of the public. It shall also include the front or immediate area of any store, shop, restaurant, tavern or other place of business and also public grounds, area or parks.
B. 
Disorderly Conduct Prohibited. A person shall be guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the purpose of causing public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance or if his/her conduct is likely to cause public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance, he/she willfully does any of the following acts in a public place:
1. 
Commits an act in a violent and tumultuous manner toward another whereby that other is placed in danger of his/her life, injury to his/her limb or health.
2. 
Commits an act in a violent and tumultuous manner toward another whereby the property of any person is placed in danger of being destroyed or damaged.
3. 
Caused, provokes or engages in any fight, brawl or riotous conduct so as to endanger the life, limb, health or property of another.
4. 
Interferes with another's pursuit to a lawful occupation by acts of violence.
5. 
Obstructs, either singly or together with other persons, the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic and refuses to clear such public way when ordered to do so by the City Police or other lawful authority known to be such.
6. 
Is in a public place under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drug in such condition as to be unable to exercise care for his/her own safety or the safety of others.
7. 
Resists or obstructs the performance of duties by City Police or any other authorized official of the City, when known to be such an official.
8. 
Incites, attempts to incite or is involved in attempting to incite a riot.
9. 
Addresses abusive language or threats to any member of the Police Department, any other authorized official of the City who is engaged in lawful performance of his/her duties or any other person when such words have a tendency to cause acts of violence. Words merely causing displeasure, annoyance or resentment are not prohibited.
10. 
Damages, befouls or disturbs public property or the property of another so as to create a hazardous, unhealthy or physically offensive condition.
11. 
Makes or cause to be made any loud, boisterous and unreasonable noise or disturbance to the annoyance of any other persons nearby or near to any public highway, road, street, lane, alley, park square or common, whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed or the traveling public annoyed.
12. 
Fails to obey a lawful order to disperse by a Police Officer when known to be such an official, where one (1) or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity and the public health and safety is imminently threatened.
13. 
Uses abusive or obscene language or makes an obscene gesture.
C. 
Exemptions. Subsection (B) shall not be construed to suppress the right to lawful assembly, picketing, public speaking or other lawful means of expressing public opinion not in contravention of other laws.

Section 215.365 Failure To Appear in Municipal Court.

[Ord. No. 527 §I, 4-28-2005; Ord. No. 845 §II, 3-12-2015]
A. 
A person commits the offense of failure to appear in Municipal Court if:
1. 
He/she has been issued a summons for a violation of any ordinance of the City of Wright City and fails to appear before the Judge of the Municipal Court at the time and on the date on which he/she was summoned, or at the time or on the date to which the case was continued;
2. 
He/she has been released upon recognition of bond and fails to appear before the Judge of the Municipal Court at the time and on the date on which he/she was summoned, or at the time or on the date to which the case was continued;
3. 
He/she has been placed on Court supervised probation and fails to appear before the Judge of the Municipal Court at the time specified by said Judge as a condition of the probation.
B. 
Nothing in this Section shall prevent the exercise of the Municipal Court of its power to punish for contempt.

Section 215.370 Yard Sales and Similar Activities.

[Ord. No. 625 §I, 9-13-2007; Ord. No. 652 §I, 5-22-2008; Ord. No. 704 §I, 1-14-2010; Ord. No. 705 §I, 1-14-2010]
A. 
"Yard sale" shall mean and include all general sales, open to the public, for the purpose of disposing of personal property including, but not limited to, all sales entitled "garage", "lawn", "yard", "attic", "porch", "room", "back yard", "patio", "flea market" or "rummage sale". This definition shall not include a situation where no more than five (5) specific items are held out for sale and all advertisement of such sale specifically names those items to be sold.
B. 
It is unlawful for any person to conduct a yard sale without first securing a permit therefor from the City.
C. 
A written request for permits must be made a minimum of twenty-four (24) working hours prior to the commencement of the yard sale on forms furnished by the City Clerk.
D. 
The permit shall set forth and restrict the date, time and location of such yard sale and the name and address of applicant/permittee.
E. 
Any permit in possession of the holder of a yard sale shall be posted on the premises during the time the sale is conducted in a conspicuous place visible to the public.
F. 
The cost of the yard sale permit is:
1. 
Five dollars ($5.00) for a 1-day sale;
2. 
Ten dollars ($10.00) for a sale exceeding one (1) day but less than five (5) consecutive days;
3. 
Each household is to be allowed two (2) 1-day sales or one (1) 5-day sale free of charge each calendar year.
4. 
Each subdivision within the City limits of the City of Wright City is allowed to have one (1) 1-day yard or one (1) 5-day yard sale free of charge each calendar year. Applicant must bring in a list of the homes that are participating in the sale and the number of homes participating must be a minimum of ten percent (10%) of homes in the subdivision to qualify for this classification.
G. 
No person shall erect, place, post or mark any sign advertising a yard sale on any public property or right-of-way, including street signs and posts, traffic signs or posts or on any public utility pole. Any sign erected, placed, posted or marked advertising such yard sale shall be placed no longer than one (1) day before the sale and shall be removed by the person holding the permit on or before the day following such sale.
H. 
Violation of any provision of this Section shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00).

Section 215.380 Definitions.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013]
The following words, when used in this Chapter, shall have the meanings set out herein:
ANTIQUE, CURIO OR RELIC FIREARM
Any firearm so defined by the National Gun Control Act, 18 U.S.C. Title 26, § 5845, and the United States Treasury/Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 27 CFR 178.11:
1. 
Any firearm not designed or redesigned for using rim fire or conventional center fire ignition with fixed ammunition and manufactured in or before 1898, said ammunition not being manufactured any longer; this includes any matchlock, wheel lock, flintlock, percussion cap or similar type ignition system, or replica thereof.
2. 
Any firearm deriving value as a collectible weapon due to its unique design, ignition system, operation or at least fifty (50) years old, associated with a historical event, renowned personage or major war.
BLACKJACK
Any instrument that is designed or adapted for the purpose of stunning or inflicting physical injury by striking a person, and which is readily capable of lethal use.
CONCEALABLE FIREARM
Any firearm with a barrel less than sixteen (16) inches in length, measured from the face of the bolt or standing breech.
DEFACE
To alter or destroy the manufacturer's or importer's serial number or any other distinguishing number or identification mark.
EXPLOSIVE WEAPON
Any explosive, incendiary, or poison gas bomb or similar device designed or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death, serious physical injury or substantial property damage; or any device designed or adapted for delivering or shooting such a weapon.
FIREARM
Any weapon that is designed or adapted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive.
FIREARM SILENCER
Any instrument, attachment or appliance that is designed or adapted to muffle the noise made by the firing of any firearm.
GAS GUN
Any gas ejection device, weapon, cartridge, container or contrivance, other than a gas bomb, that is designed or adapted for the purpose of ejecting any poison gas that will cause death or serious physical injury, but not any device that ejects a repellant or temporary incapacitating substance.
INTOXICATED
Substantially impaired mental or physical capacity resulting from introduction of any substance into the body.
KNIFE
Any dagger, dirk, stiletto, or bladed hand instrument that is readily capable of inflicting serious physical injury or death by cutting or stabbing a person. For purposes of this Chapter, knife does not include any ordinary pocketknife with no blade more than four (4) inches in length.
KNUCKLES
Any instrument that consists of finger rings or guards made of a hard substance that is designed or adapted for the purpose of inflicting serious physical injury or death by striking a person with a fist enclosed in the knuckles.
MACHINE GUN
Any firearm that is capable of firing more than one (1) shot automatically, without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger.
PROJECTILE WEAPON
Any bow, crossbow, pellet gun, slingshot or other weapon that is not a firearm, which is capable of expelling a projectile that could inflict serious physical injury or death by striking or piercing a person.
RIFLE
Any firearm designed or adapted to be fired from the shoulder and to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire a projectile through a rifled bore by a single function of the trigger.
SHORT BARREL
A barrel length of less than sixteen (16) inches for a rifle and eighteen (18) inches for a shotgun, both measured from the face of the bolt or standing breech, or an overall rifle or shotgun length of less than twenty-six (26) inches.
SHOTGUN
Any firearm designed or adapted to be fired from the shoulder and to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed shotgun shell to fire a number of shot or a single projectile through a smooth bore barrel by a single function of the trigger.
SPRING GUN
Any fused, timed or non-manually controlled trap or device designed or adapted to set off an explosion for the purpose of inflicting serious physical injury or death.
SWITCHBLADE KNIFE
Any knife which has a blade that folds or closes into the handle or sheath, and:
1. 
That opens automatically by pressure applied to a button or other device located on the handle; or
2. 
That opens or releases from the handle or sheath by the force of gravity or by the application of centrifugal force.

Section 215.390 Carrying Concealed Weapons; Other Unlawful Use.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013]
A. 
A person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons if he/she knowingly:
1. 
Carries concealed upon or about his/her person a knife, a firearm, a blackjack or any other weapon readily capable of lethal use;
2. 
Sets a spring gun;
3. 
Discharges or shoots a firearm within the City limits, except as expressly permitted pursuant to this Chapter;
[Ord. No. 781 § I, 2-14-2013]
4. 
Exhibits, in the presence of one or more persons, any weapon readily capable of lethal use in an angry or threatening manner;
5. 
Has a firearm or projectile weapon readily capable of lethal use on his or her person while he or she is intoxicated, and handles or otherwise uses such firearm or projectile weapon in either a negligent or unlawful manner or discharges such firearm or projectile weapon unless acting in self-defense;
6. 
Openly carries a firearm or any other weapon readily capable of lethal use;
7. 
Carries a firearm, whether loaded or unloaded, or any other weapon readily capable of lethal use into any school, onto any school bus, or onto the premises of any function or activity sponsored or sanctioned by school officials or the district school board.
B. 
Subsection (A)(1), (3), (4), (6) and (7) of this Section shall not apply to or affect any of the following:
1. 
All State, County and Municipal Peace Officers who have completed the training required by the Police Officer Standards and Training Commission pursuant to Sections 590.030 to 590.050, RSMo., and possessing the duty and power of arrest for violation of the general criminal laws of the State or for violation of ordinances of Counties or Municipalities of the State, whether such officers are on or off duty, and whether such officers are within or outside of the law enforcement agency's jurisdiction, or all qualified retired Peace Officers, as defined in Subsection (11) of Section 571.030, RSMo., and who carry the identification defined in Subsection (12) of Section 571.030, RSMo., or any person summoned by such officers to assist in making arrests or preserving the peace while actually engaged in assisting such officer;
2. 
Wardens, superintendents and keepers of prisons, penitentiaries, jails and other institutions for the detention of persons accused or convicted of crime;
3. 
Members of the Armed Forces or National Guard while performing their official duty;
4. 
Those persons vested by Article V, Section 1 of the Constitution of Missouri with the judicial power of the State and those persons vested by Article III of the Constitution of the United States with the judicial power of the United States, the members of the Federal judiciary;
5. 
Any person whose bona fide duty is to execute process, civil or criminal;
6. 
Any Federal Probation Officer or Federal Flight Deck Officer as defined under the Federal Flight Deck Officer Program, 49 U.S.C. § 44921 regardless of whether such officers are on duty, or within the law enforcement agency's jurisdiction;
7. 
Any State Probation or Parole Officer, including supervisors and members of the Board of Probation and Parole;
8. 
Any corporate security advisor meeting the definition and fulfilling the requirements of the regulations established by the Board of Police Commissioners under Section 84.340, RSMo.; and
9. 
Any coroner, deputy coroner, medical examiner or assistant medical examiner.
C. 
Subsection (A) (1), (5), (6) and (7) of this Section do not apply when the actor is transporting such weapons in a non-functioning state or in an unloaded state when ammunition is not readily accessible or when such weapons are not readily accessible. Subsection (A)(1) of this Section does not apply to any person twenty-one (21) years of age or older or eighteen (18) years of age or older and a member of the United States Armed Forces, or honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces transporting a concealable firearm in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, so long as such concealable firearm is otherwise lawfully possessed, nor when the actor is also in possession of an exposed firearm or projectile weapon for the lawful pursuit of game, or is in his/her dwelling unit or upon premises over which the actor has possession, authority or control, or is traveling in a continuous journey peaceably through this State. Subsection (A)(7) of this Section does not apply if the firearm is otherwise lawfully possessed by a person while traversing school premises for the purposes of transporting a student to or from school, or possessed by an adult for the purposes of facilitation of a school-sanctioned firearm-related event.
D. 
Subsection (A)(1), (6) and (7) of this Section shall not apply to any person who has a valid concealed carry endorsement issued pursuant to Sections 571.101 to 571.121, RSMo., or a valid permit or endorsement to carry concealed firearms issued by another state or political subdivision of another state.
E. 
Subsection (A)(3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) of this Section shall not apply to persons who are engaged in a lawful act of defense pursuant to Section 563.031, RSMo.
F. 
Nothing in this Section shall make it unlawful for a student to actually participate in school-sanctioned gun safety courses, student military or ROTC courses, or other school-sponsored or club-sponsored firearm-related events, provided the student does not carry a firearm or other weapon readily capable of lethal use into any school, onto any school bus, or onto the premises of any other function or activity sponsored or sanctioned by school officials or the district school board.
NOTE — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under State law.

Section 215.400 Possession, Manufacture, Transport, Repair, Sale of Certain Weapons.

[Ord. No. 779 § I, 1-10-2013]
A. 
Except as provided in Subsection (B) of this Section, it shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly possess, manufacture, transport, repair or sell:
1. 
An explosive weapon;
2. 
An explosive, incendiary or poison substance or material with the purpose to possess, manufacture or sell an explosive weapon;
3. 
A gas gun;
4. 
A bullet or projectile which explodes or detonates upon impact because of an independent explosive charge after having been shot from a firearm; or
5. 
Knuckles; or
6. 
Any of the following in violation of federal law:
a. 
A machine gun;
b. 
A short-barreled rifle or shotgun;
c. 
A firearm silencer; or
d. 
A switchblade knife.
B. 
A person does not commit an offense under this Section if his/her conduct involved any of the items in Subsection (A)(1) through (5), the item was possessed in conformity with any applicable Federal law, and the conduct:
1. 
Was incident to the performance of official duty by the Armed Forces, National Guard, a governmental law enforcement agency or a penal institution;
2. 
Was incident to engaging in a lawful commercial or business transaction with an organization enumerated in Subsection (B)(1) of this Subsection;
3. 
Was incident to using an explosive weapon in a manner reasonably related to a lawful industrial or commercial enterprise;
4. 
Was incident to displaying the weapon in a public museum or exhibition; or
5. 
Was incident to using the weapon in a manner reasonably related to a lawful dramatic performance.
NOTE: Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under State law.

Section 215.410 Defacing Firearm.

[Ord. No. 779 § I, 1-10-2013]
A person commits the offense of defacing a firearm if he/she knowingly defaces any firearm.

Section 215.420 Unlawful Transfer of Weapons.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013]
A. 
A person commits the offense of unlawful transfer of weapons if he/she:
1. 
Knowingly sells, leases, loans, gives away or delivers a blackjack to a person less than eighteen (18) years old without the consent of the child's custodial parent or guardian or recklessly, as defined in Section 562.016, RSMo., sells, leases, loans, gives away or delivers any firearm to a person less than eighteen (18) years old without the consent of the child's custodial parent or guardian; provided that this does not prohibit the delivery of such weapons to any Peace Officer or member of the Armed Forces or National Guard while performing his/her official duty; or
2. 
Recklessly, as defined in Section 562.016, RSMo., sells, leases, loans, gives away or delivers a firearm or ammunition for a firearm to a person who is intoxicated.
NOTE — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under State law.

Section 215.430 Possession of Firearm Unlawful For Certain Persons.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013]
A. 
A person commits the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm if he/she has any firearm in his/her possession and:
1. 
Such person has been convicted of a felony, as defined in Section 556.061, RSMo., or of a crime under the laws of any state or of the United States which, if committed within this State, would be a felony; or
2. 
Such person is a fugitive from justice, is habitually in an intoxicated or drugged condition, or is currently adjudged mentally incompetent.
NOTE — Under certain circumstances this offense can be a felony under State law.

Section 215.440 Carrying Concealed Firearms Prohibited; Penalty For Violation.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013]
A. 
A concealed carry permit issued pursuant to Sections 571.101 through 571.121, RSMo. or a concealed carry endorsement or permit issued by another state or political subdivision of another state shall authorize the person in whose name the permit or endorsement is issued to carry concealed firearms on or about his or her person or vehicle throughout the state. No driver's license or non-driver's license containing a concealed carry endorsement issued pursuant to Sections 571.101 to 571.121 or a concealed carry endorsement or permit issued by another state or political subdivision of another state shall authorize any person to carry concealed firearms into:
1. 
Any Police, Sheriff or Highway Patrol office or station without the consent of the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in charge of that office or station. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of the office or station shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
2. 
Within twenty-five (25) feet of any polling place on any election day. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of the polling place shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
3. 
The facility of any adult or juvenile detention or correctional institution, prison or jail. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of any adult, juvenile detention or correctional institution, prison or jail shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
4. 
Any courthouse solely occupied by the Circuit, Appellate or Supreme Court, or any courtrooms, administrative offices, libraries or other rooms of any such court whether or not such court solely occupies the building in question. This Subsection (A)(4) shall also include, but not be limited to, any juvenile, family, drug or other court offices, any room or office wherein any of the courts or offices listed in this Subsection (A)(4) are temporarily conducting any business within the jurisdiction of such courts or offices, and such other locations in such manner as may be specified by Supreme Court Rule pursuant to Subsection (A)(6) of this Subsection. Nothing in this Subsection (A)(4) shall preclude those persons listed in Subsection (B)(1) of Section 215.390 while within their jurisdiction and on duty, those persons listed in Subsections (B)(2) and (3) of Section 215.390, or such other persons who serve in a law enforcement capacity for a court as may be specified by Supreme Court Rule pursuant to Subsection (A)(6) of this Subsection from carrying a concealed firearm within any of the areas described in this Subsection (A)(4). Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of any of the areas listed in this Subsection (A)(4) shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
5. 
Any meeting of the Board of Aldermen, except that nothing in this Subsection (A)(5) shall preclude a member of the Board of Aldermen holding a valid concealed carry endorsement from carrying a concealed firearm at a meeting of the Board of Aldermen. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
6. 
Any establishment licensed to dispense intoxicating liquor for consumption on the premises, which portion is primarily devoted to that purpose, without the consent of the owner or manager. The provisions of this Subsection (A)(6) shall not apply to the licensee of said establishment. The provisions of this Subsection (A)(6) shall not apply to any bona fide restaurant open to the general public having dining facilities for not less than fifty (50) persons and that receives at least fifty-one percent (51%) of its gross annual income from the dining facilities by the sale of food. This Subsection (A)(6) does not prohibit the possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of the establishment and shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises. Nothing in this Subsection (A)(6) authorizes any individual who has been issued a concealed carry endorsement to possess any firearm while intoxicated.
7. 
Any area of an airport to which access is controlled by the inspection of persons and property. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of the airport shall not be a violation so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
8. 
Any place where the carrying of a firearm is prohibited by Federal law.
9. 
Any higher education institution or elementary or secondary school facility without the consent of the Governing Body of the higher education institution or a school official or the district school board. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of any higher education institution or elementary or secondary school facility shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
10. 
Any portion of a building used as a child-care facility without the consent of the manager. Nothing in this Subsection (A)(10) shall prevent the operator of a child-care facility in a family home from owning or possessing a firearm or a driver's license or non-driver's license containing a concealed carry endorsement.
11. 
Any riverboat gambling operation accessible by the public without the consent of the owner or manager pursuant to rules promulgated by the Gaming Commission. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of a riverboat gambling operation shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
12. 
Any gated area of an amusement park. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of the amusement park shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
13. 
Any church or other place of religious worship without the consent of the minister or person or persons representing the religious organization that exercises control over the place of religious worship. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
14. 
Any private property whose owner has posted the premises as being off-limits to concealed firearms by means of one (1) or more signs displayed in a conspicuous place of a minimum size of eleven (11) inches by fourteen (14) inches with the writing thereon in letters of not less than one (1) inch. The owner, business or commercial lessee, manager of a private business enterprise, or any other organization, entity or person may prohibit persons holding a concealed carry endorsement from carrying concealed firearms on the premises and may prohibit employees, not authorized by the employer, holding a concealed carry endorsement from carrying concealed firearms on the property of the employer. If the building or the premises are open to the public, the employer of the business enterprise shall post signs on or about the premises if carrying a concealed firearm is prohibited. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises. An employer may prohibit employees or other persons holding a concealed carry endorsement from carrying a concealed firearm in vehicles owned by the employer.
15. 
Any sports arena or stadium with a seating capacity of five thousand (5,000) or more. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
16. 
Any hospital accessible by the public. Possession of a firearm in a vehicle on the premises of a hospital shall not be a criminal offense so long as the firearm is not removed from the vehicle or brandished while the vehicle is on the premises.
B. 
Carrying of a concealed firearm in a location specified in Subsection (A)(1) through (16) of this Section by any individual who holds a concealed carry endorsement issued pursuant to Sections 571.101 to 571.121, RSMo. shall not be a criminal act but may subject such person to denial to the premises or removal from the premises. Enforcement and violations of this Section shall be governed by 571.107, RSMo.

Section 215.450 Discharging Air Gun, Etc.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013; Ord. No. 781 §II, 2-14-2013]
Any person within the limits of this City who shall discharge any BB gun which expels a projectile by means of a spring, air or any other means, paintball gun or air gun or shall shoot any pebble, bullet, slug, arrow or other hard substance by means of a sling, crossbow, rubber band or bow or any other means shall be deemed guilty of an ordinance violation, unless such discharge or shooting is expressly permitted pursuant to this Chapter.

Section 215.460 Discharging Firearm, Air Gun, Etc.: Exceptions.

[Ord. No. 779 §I, 1-10-2013; Ord. No. 781 §III, 2-14-2013]
A. 
The discharge of firearms in connection with any turkey shoots or other charitable event may be authorized by the Board of Aldermen upon recommendation of the Chief of Police.
B. 
The discharge of firearms within City limits is permitted within the authorized areas of any lawfully approved firing range.
C. 
BB/pellet guns, pistols, rifles, paintball pistols/rifles, slingshots, bean shooters, bows, compound bows, and crossbows may be used within City limits for target shooting, but only if authorized by the owner of the property on which such target shooting occurs and only with an adequate backstop and adult supervision and not to the detriment of any person or property. As used in this Section, an adequate backstop is one that prevents the target shooting projectile from leaving the owner's property. "Adult supervision" shall mean that a person of or over the age of 21 must be present when such target shooting is occurring.
D. 
The prohibition on discharging paintball guns within the City limits shall not apply to businesses licensed and approved by the City as paintball facilities.