[Ord. No. 1563-94 §1(220.010), 12-6-1994; Ord. No. 1804-00 §1, 9-5-2000]
commits the offense of tampering if he/she:
Tampers with property of another for the purpose of causing substantial
inconvenience to that person or to another; or
Unlawfully rides in or upon another's automobile, airplane, motorcycle,
motorboat or other motor-propelled vehicle; or
Unlawfully authorizes, solicits, aids, abets or attempts any of the
Divert, or cause to be diverted, utility service by any means whatsoever.
Make or cause to be made, any connection or reconnection with property
owned or used by the utility to provide utility service without the
authorization or consent of the utility.
Prevent any utility meter, or other device used in determining the
charge for utility service, from accurately performing its measuring
function by tampering or by any other means.
Use or receive the direct benefit of all or a portion of the utility
service with knowledge of, or reason to believe, that the diversion,
tampering, or unauthorized connection existed at the time of use,
or that the use or receipt was without the authorization or consent
of the utility.
Avoid the lawful charges, in whole or in part, for any utility service,
by the use of any fraudulent or deceptive scheme, device, means, or
In any prosecution under Subparagraph (3) 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 utility service; with one (1) or more of the effects described in Subparagraph (3) of Subsection (A)
, shall be sufficient to support an inference from which the trial court may submit to the trier of fact, from which the trier of fact may conclude that there has been a violation of the ordinance by the person or persons who used or received the direct benefit of the utility service.
Utility service under Subparagraph (3), Subsection (A)
, shall include, but not be limited to, electricity, water, gas, telephone, cable television, sewage disposal, communication services, and trash services.
[CC 1984 §75.020]
A person commits the offense of property damage if he/she knowingly
damages property of another, or he/she damages property for the purpose
of defrauding an insurer.
[CC 1984 §75.030]
A person commits the offense of trespass if he/she enters unlawfully
upon real property of another, without license or privilege.
[Ord. No. 1404-91, 12-17-1991; Ord. No. 1519-93 §1, 11-16-1993]
shall commit the crime of peace disturbance if:
He/she unreasonably and knowingly disturbs or alarms another person
or persons by:
Offensive (and indecent) language addressed in a face-to-face manner
to a specific individual and uttered under circumstances that are
likely to produce an immediate violent response from a reasonable
Threatening to commit a felonious act against any person under circumstances
that are likely to cause a reasonable person to fear that such threat
may be carried out; or
Creating a noxious and offensive odor.
He/she 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:
Vehicular or pedestrian traffic; or
The free ingress or egress to or from a public or private place.
person convicted of the offense of peace disturbance shall be punished
by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment
for a term not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and
[Ord. No. 1404-91, 12-17-1991]
commits the offense of private peace disturbance if he/she is on private
property and unreasonably and purposely causes alarm to another person
or persons on the same premises by fighting.
shall be unlawful and a misdemeanor for any person to commit an act
of private peace disturbance.
[CC 1984 §75.060]
For the purpose of Sections 220.040
the following words shall have the prescribed meanings:
- PROPERTY OF ANOTHER
- Any property in which the actor does not have a possessory
- PRIVATE PROPERTY
- Any place which at the time is not open to the public. It
includes property which is owned publicly or privately.
- PUBLIC PLACE
- Any place which at the time is open to the public. It includes
property which is owned publicly or privately.
- SEPARATE PREMISES
- If a building or structure is divided into separately occupied
units, such units are separate premises.
[CC 1984 §75.100; Ord. No. 1510-93 §1, 9-21-1993]
A person commits the offense of public use of an intoxicating
substance when he/she shall drink or otherwise consume any alcoholic
beverage, intoxicating liquor; or use any controlled substance or
narcotic drug in any street, public park or other public place.
[Ord. No. 2120-06 §1, 5-16-2006]
Camdenton Community Park shall be closed to public use between the
hours from sunset to sunrise, unless otherwise posted.
City Administrator or his assignee may issue permits for individuals
or groups to use the park grounds during the hours listed as closed.
person in violation of these provisions shall be guilty of trespass.
[CC 1984 §75.120]
A person commits the offense of stealing if he/she appropriates
property or services of another with the purpose to deprive him thereof,
either without his consent or by means of deceit or coercion.
[Ord. No. 2137-06 §1, 8-1-2006; Ord. No. 2520-14 §1, 11-18-2014]
A person commits the crime of stealing leased or rented property
if, with the intent to deprive the owner thereof, such person:
Purposefully fails to return leased or rented personal property
to the place and within the time specified in an agreement in writing
providing for the leasing or renting of such personal property;
Conceals or aids or abets the concealment of the property from
Sells, encumbers, conveys, pawns, loans, abandons or gives away
the leased or rented property or any part thereof, without the written
consent of the lessor, or without informing the person to whom the
property is transferred to that the property is subject to a lease;
Returns the property to the lessor at the end of the lease term,
plus any agreed upon extensions, but does not pay the lease charges
agreed upon in the written instrument, with the intent to wrongfully
deprive the lessor of the agreed upon charges.
The provisions of this Section shall apply to all forms of leasing
and rental agreements, including, but not limited to, contracts which
provide the consumer options to buy the leased or rented personal
property, lease-purchase agreements and rent-to-own contracts. For
the purpose of determining if a violation of this Section has occurred,
leasing contracts which provide options to buy the merchandise are
owned by the owner of the property until such time as the owner endorses
the sale and transfer of ownership of the leased property to the lessee.
Evidence that a lessee used a false, fictitious, or not current name,
address, or place of employment in obtaining the property or that
a lessee fails or refuses to return the property or pay the lease
charges to the lessor within seven (7) days after written demand for
the return has been sent by certified mail, return receipt requested,
to the address the person set forth in the lease agreement, or in
the absence of the address, to the person's last known place
of residence, shall be evidence of intent to violate the provisions
of this Section, except that if a motor vehicle has not been returned
within seventy-two (72) hours after the expiration of the lease or
rental agreement, such failure to return the motor vehicle shall be
prima facie evidence of the intent of the crime of stealing leased
or rented property. Where the leased or rented property is a motor
vehicle, if the motor vehicle has not been returned within seventy-two
(72) hours after the expiration of the lease or rental agreement,
the lessor may notify the local law enforcement agency of the failure
of the lessee to return such motor vehicle, and the local law enforcement
agency shall cause such motor vehicle to be put into any appropriate
State and local computer system listing stolen motor vehicles. Any
law enforcement officer which stops such a motor vehicle may seize
the motor vehicle and notify the lessor that he may recover such motor
vehicle after it is photographed and its vehicle identification number
is recorded for evidentiary purposes. Where the leased or rented property
is not a motor vehicle, if such property has not been returned within
the seven-day period prescribed in this Subsection, the owner of the
property shall report the failure to return the property to the local
law enforcement agency, and such law enforcement agency may within
five (5) days notify the person who leased or rented the property
that such person is in violation of this Section, and that failure
to immediately return the property may subject such person to arrest
for the violation.
This Section shall not apply if such personal property is a vehicle
and such return is made more difficult or expensive by a defect in
such vehicle which renders such vehicle inoperable, if the lessee
shall notify the lessor of the location of such vehicle and such defect
before the expiration of the lease or rental agreement, or within
ten (10) days after proper notice.
[CC 1984 §75.130]
A person commits the offense of transporting an open beer or liquor container if a container of non-intoxicating beer, malt liquor, or intoxicating liquor (as those terms are defined in Section 600.020
of this Code) is found to be open (that is available for ready consumption) within a vehicle which that person has under his control or in which that person is a passenger.
[Ord. No. 2356-10 §1, 4-6-2010]
As used in this Section, the terms
are defined as follows:
- A person, any form of corporation or business entity, partnership,
wholesale or retailer.
- ILLEGAL SMOKING PRODUCT
- Includes any substance, whether called "Spice", "K2", tobacco,
herbs, incense or any blend thereof, which includes any one (1) or
more of the following chemicals:
shall be unlawful for any person within the City of Camdenton to distribute,
deliver, sell, offer for sale, publicly display for sale or attempt
to distribute, deliver or sell any illegal smoking product.
shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly possess or have under
his or her control any illegal smoking product.
person who violates the provisions of this Section shall be punished
by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment
for not more than ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
[CC 1984 §75.150]
A person commits the offense of indecent exposure if he/she
knowingly exposes his genitals under circumstances in which he/she
knows that his conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm.
[Ord. No. 1473-93 §1, 3-2-1993]
who knowingly or intentionally, in a public place, to include, but
not limited to, indoor and outdoor entertainment establishments, restaurants,
theaters, bars, bookstores, and places of public accommodation where
one (1) or more other persons are present:
Engages in sexual intercourse; or
Engages in deviate sexual conduct; or
Appears in a state of nudity; or
Fondles the genitals of himself/herself or another person commits the unlawful act of public indecency and is subject to punishment pursuant to Article III, Section 100.160
of this Code.
"Nudity" is defined as the showing of the human male or
female genitals, pubic area, or buttocks with less than a fully opaque
covering, the showing of the female breast with less than a fully
opaque covering of any part of the nipple or areola, or the showing
of the covered male genitals in a discernibly turgid state.
[Ord. No. 1751-99 §§1
— 2, 6-1-1999]
shall be unlawful for any person to focus, point or shine a laser
beam directly or indirectly on another person in such a manner as
is intended to harass or annoy said person.
Any violation of this Section shall subject the violator to summons to Municipal Court and upon conviction, shall be punishable as set out in the City Code of Camdenton, Section 100.160
, General Penalty.
[Ord. No. 2457-13 §1, 2-5-2013]
citizen may freely speak, write, and publish the person's sentiments
on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of the right, but
no person shall picket or engage in other protest activities, nor
shall any association or corporation cause picketing or other protest
activities to occur within three hundred (300) feet of any residence,
cemetery, funeral home, church, synagogue, or other establishment
during or within one (1) hour before or one (1) hour after the conducting
of any actual funeral or burial service at that place.
used in this Section, "other protest activities" means
any action that is disruptive or undertaken to disrupt or disturb
a funeral or burial service.
used in this Section, "funeral"
mean the ceremonies and memorial services held in conjunction with the burial or cremation of the dead, but this Section does not apply to processions while they are in transit beyond any three hundred (300) foot zone that is established under Subsection (A)
[Ord. No. 892-82 §§1-3, 10-19-1982; CC 1984 §75.250]
the purpose of this Section, a "cemetery" shall be
defined as a graveyard or burial ground for the depositing of the
bodies of the dead, including all avenues, walks, streets and roadways
located within said area.
shall be unlawful for any person to loiter, loaf, wander in, play,
desecrate or disfigure in any way the cemetery grounds including the
tombstones and markers and to stand or remain idle either alone or
in concert with others in a cemetery located in the City limits of
Camdenton. Nothing contained herein shall prevent any person from
attending a funeral being conducted at a cemetery nor shall it prevent
any person from visiting any gravesite located within any cemetery
located within the City limits of Camdenton.
The general penalty provisions of Section 100.160
of the City Code of the City of Camdenton, shall apply to any person who violates any of the provisions contained in this Section.
[Ord. No. 931-83 §§1-3, 10-4-1983; CC 1984 §75.260]
commits the offense of resisting or interfering with arrest if, knowing
that a Law Enforcement Officer is making an arrest for the purpose
of preventing the officer from effecting the arrest, he/she:
Resists the arrest of himself/herself by using or threatening the
use of violence or physical force or by fleeing from said officer;
Interferes with the arrest of another person by using or threatening
the use of violence, physical force or physical interference.
section applies to arrest with or without warrants and to arrests
for any crime or ordinance violation.
It is no defense to a prosecution under Subsection (A)
of this Section that the law enforcement officer was acting unlawfully in making the arrest. However, nothing in this section shall be construed to bar civil suits for unlawful arrest.
[Ord. No. 1453-92 §1, 11-17-1992]
The following shall be offenses under the ordinances of this Community, and shall be punishable as provided in Subsection (F)
"Penalty" of this Section.
No person shall smoke in a public place or in a public meeting except
in a designated smoking area.
No proprietor or other person in charge of a public place or public
meeting shall permit, cause, suffer, or allow a person to smoke in
those areas where smoking is prohibited.
Duties of Person Having Control of Public Place. The person
having custody or control of a public place or public meeting shall:
Make reasonable efforts to prevent smoking in the public place or
public meeting by posting appropriate signs indicating no-smoking
or smoking area and arrange seating accordingly. These signs shall
be placed at a height and location easily seen by a person entering
the public place or public meeting and not obscured in any way;
Arrange seating and utilize available ventilation systems and physical
barriers to violate designated smoking areas;
Make a reasonable request of persons smoking to move to a designated
Allow smoking in designated areas of theater lobbies only.
Public Place Defined. A "public place" is
any enclosed indoor area used by the general public or serving as
a place of work including, but not limited to:
Any retail or commercial establishment;
Health care facilities, health clinics or ambulatory care facilities
including, but not limited to, laboratories associated with health
care treatment, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians' offices and
Any vehicle used for public transportation including, but not limited
to, buses, taxicabs and limousines for hire;
Libraries, educational facilities, day care facilities, museums,
auditoriums and art galleries;
All public areas and waiting rooms of public transportation facilities
including, but not limited to, bus and airport facilities;
Any enclosed indoor place used for entertainment or recreation including,
but not limited to, gymnasiums, theater lobbies, concert halls, arenas
and swimming pools;
Any other enclosed indoor areas used by the general public including,
but not limited to, corridors and shopping malls;
However, the following areas are not
considered a "public place":
An entire room or hall which is used for private social functions,
provided that the seating arrangements are under the control of the
sponsor of the function and not of the proprietor or other person
Limousines for hire and taxicabs, where the driver and all passengers
agree to smoking in such vehicles;
Performers on the stage, provided that the smoking is part of the
A place where more than fifty percent (50%) of the volume of trade
or business carried on is that of the blending of tobaccos or sale
of tobaccos, cigarettes, pipes, cigars or smoking sundries;
Any bar, any tavern, a restaurant that seats less than fifty (50)
people, any bowling alley or any billiard parlor, provided such establishment
conspicuously posts at least two (2) signs stating that "Non-Smoking
Areas are Unavailable";
Any enclosed indoor arena, stadium or other facility which may be
used for sporting events and which has a seating capacity of more
than fifteen thousand (15,000) persons.
Other Definitions. As used in this Section the following
- BAR OR TAVERN
- Any licensed establishment which serves liquor on the premises
for which not more than ten percent (10%) of the gross sales receipts
of the business are supplied by food purchases, either for consumption
on the premises or elsewhere.
- OTHER PERSON IN CHARGE
- The agent of the proprietor authorized to give administrative
directions to and general supervisions of the activities within the
public place, work place or public meeting at any given time.
- The party who ultimately controls, governs or directs the
activities within the public place, work place or public meeting,
regardless of whether he is the owner or lessor of such place or site.
The term does not mean the owner of the property unless he ultimately
controls, governs or directs the activities within the public place
or public meeting. The term "proprietor" shall apply
to a corporation as well as an individual.
- PUBLIC MEETING
- A gathering in person of members of a governmental body,
whether an open or closed session, as defined in Chapter 610, RSMo.
- Any building, structure or area used, maintained or advertised
as or held out to the public to be an enclosure where meals for consideration
of payment are made available to be consumed on the premises.
- Possession of burning tobacco in the form of a cigarette,
cigar, pipe or other smoking equipment.
Designated Smoking Area. A smoking area may be designed
by persons having custody or control of public places, except in places
in which smoking is prohibited by the Fire Marshal or by other law,
ordinance or regulation. No public place shall have more than thirty
percent (30%) of its entire space designated as a smoking area.
Restaurants. A proprietor or other person in
charge of a restaurant shall designate an area of sufficient size
to accommodate usual and customary demand for non-smoking areas by
customers or patrons.
Penalty. Any person who violates this Section shall be fined
an amount not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00).
[Ord. No. 1450-92 §1, 10-20-1992; Ord. No. 1822-01 §1, 4-3-2001; Ord.
No. 2533-15 §1, 3-3-2015]
Definitions. As used in this Section the following
- TOBACCO PRODUCTS
- Any substance containing tobacco leaf, including, but not
limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco,
or dipping tobacco.
- VAPOR PRODUCTS
- Any non-combustible product containing nicotine that employs
a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic,
chemical or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size that can
be used to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution or other form.
Vapor product includes any electronic cigarette, electronic cigar,
electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device
and any vapor cartridge or other container of nicotine in a solution
or other form that is intended to be used with or in an electronic
cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe,
or similar product or device.
Sale Of Tobacco Or Vapor Products To Minors. It
shall be a violation of this Section for any retailer to sell tobacco
products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco
and smokeless tobacco) or vapor products to persons under the age
of eighteen (18) years.
Purchase Or Possession Of Tobacco Or Vapor Products By Minors. It shall be a violation of this Section for any persons under the
age of eighteen (18) years to purchase, attempt to purchase, or to
have in their possession any tobacco product (including but not limited
to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and smokeless tobacco) or vapor
Other Distribution Of Tobacco Or Vapor Products. No person shall sell, give or otherwise distribute any tobacco product
(including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and
smokeless tobacco) or vapor products to any person under the age of
eighteen (18) years. This Subsection shall not apply to the distribution
by persons to minors who are immediate family members on property
that is not open to the public.
Evidence Of Age To Be Required. A person selling
tobacco or vapor products or rolling papers or distributing tobacco
or vapor product samples shall require proof of age from a prospective
purchaser or recipient if any ordinary person would conclude on the
basis of appearance that such prospective purchaser or recipient may
be under the age of eighteen (18) years. Reasonable reliance on proof
of age or on the appearance of the purchaser or recipient shall be
defense to any action for a violation of this Section.
If a sale is made by any employee of the owner of an establishment in violation of this Section, the employee shall be guilty of an offense established in Subsection (B)
of this Section. If a sample is distributed by an employee of a company conducting the sampling, such employee shall be guilty of an offense under this Section.