City of Bowling Green, MO
Pike County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Bowling Green 11-21-2016 by Ord. No. 1818. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I General Provisions

Section 215.010 Definitions.

Section 215.020 Attempt.

Section 215.030 Conspiracy.

Section 215.040 through Section 215.110. (Reserved)

Article II Offenses Against the Person

Section 215.120 Assault.

Section 215.130 Domestic Assault.

Section 215.140 (Reserved)

Section 215.150 Harassment.

Section 215.160 Stalking — Definitions.

Section 215.170 Kidnapping.

Section 215.180 Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Section 215.190 Leaving a Child Unattended in a Motor Vehicle — Definitions.

Section 215.200 Affrays.

Section 215.210 through Section 215.290. (Reserved)

Article III Offenses Concerning Administration of Justice

Section 215.300 Concealing an Offense.

Section 215.310 Hindering Prosecution.

Section 215.320 Refusal To Identify as a Witness.

Section 215.330 Disturbing a Judicial Proceeding.

Section 215.340 Tampering With a Witness or Victim.

Section 215.350 Tampering With Physical Evidence.

Section 215.360 Improper Communication.

Section 215.370 False Impersonation.

Section 215.375 False Affidavit.

Section 215.380 False Reports.

Section 215.390 Resisting or Interfering With Arrest, Detention or Stop.

Section 215.395 Escape or Attempted Escape From Confinement.

Section 215.400 Escape or Attempted Escape From Custody.

Section 215.410 Interference With Legal Process.

Section 215.420 Assault on a Police Animal.

Section 215.430 Failure to Appear.

Section 215.440 Identity Theft.

Section 215.450 Trafficking in Stolen Identities.

Section 215.460 through Section 215.510. (Reserved)

Article IV Offenses Concerning Public Safety

Section 215.520 Abandonment of Airtight or Semi-Airtight Containers.

Section 215.530 Littering.

Section 215.540 Littering Via Carcasses.

Section 215.550 Tampering With a Water Supply.

Section 215.560 Wells and Cisterns to Be Covered.

Section 215.570 Adulteration of Food.

Section 215.580 Fireworks.

Section 215.590 Open Burning.

Section 215.600 through Section 215.650. (Reserved)

Article V Offenses Concerning Public Peace

Section 215.660 Definitions.

Section 215.670 Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.680 Private Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.690 Unlawful Assembly.

Section 215.700 Rioting.

Section 215.710 Refusal To Disperse.

Section 215.720 Obstructing Public Places.

Section 215.725 Disorderly Conduct.

Section 215.730 Disrupting a House of Worship.

Section 215.740 Unlawful Funeral Protests Prohibited — Definitions.

Section 215.750 through Section 215.820. (Reserved)

Article VI Offenses Concerning Weapons and Firearms

Section 215.830 Definitions.

Section 215.840 Weapons — Carrying Concealed — Other Unlawful Use.

Section 215.850 Possession, Manufacture, Transport, Repair, Sale of Certain Weapons.

Section 215.860 Defacing Firearm.

Section 215.870 Purchase in Another State by Missouri Residents, Permitted When.

Section 215.880 Purchase in Missouri by Non-Resident, Permitted When.

Section 215.890 Unlawful Transfer of Weapons.

Section 215.900 Carrying Concealed Firearms Prohibited — Penalty for Violation.

Section 215.910 Open Display of Firearm Permitted, When.

Section 215.920 Discharging of BB and Pellet Guns.

Section 215.930 Possession of Firearm Unlawful for Certain Persons — Penalty — Exception.

Section 215.940 through Section 215.1010. (Reserved)

Article VII Offenses Concerning Property

Section 215.1020 Definitions.

Section 215.1030 Tampering.

Section 215.1040 Property Damage.

Section 215.1050 Claim of Right.

Section 215.1060 Trespass in the First Degree.

Section 215.1070 Trespass in the Second Degree.

Section 215.1080 Trespass of a School Bus.

Section 215.1090 Reckless Burning or Exploding.

Section 215.1100 Negligent Burning or Exploding.

Section 215.1110 Stealing.

Section 215.1120 Theft of Motor Fuel.

Section 215.1130 (Reserved)

Section 215.1140 Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person or Person With a Disability — Certain Defense Prohibited.

Section 215.1150 Fraudulent Use of a Credit or Debit Device.

Section 215.1160 Deceptive Business Practice.

Section 215.1170 Alteration or Removal of Item Numbers With Intent To Deprive Lawful Owner.

Section 215.1180 Stealing Leased or Rented Personal Property — Enforcement Procedure — Penalty — Venue.

Section 215.1190 Passing Bad Checks.

Section 215.1200 Shoplifting — Detention of Suspect by Merchant — Liability Presumption.

Section 215.1210 Copper Wire or Cable, Catalytic Converters, Collectors and Dealers To Keep Register, Information Required — Penalty — Exempt Transactions.

Section 215.1220 Metal Beer Keg, Prohibition on Purchase or Possession by Scrap Metal Dealer — Violation, Penalty.

Section 215.1230 Metal Belonging to Various Entities — Scrap Yard Not To Purchase — Violation, Penalty.

Section 215.1240 Scrap Metal Dealers — Payments in Excess of $500.00 To Be Made by Check — Exceptions.

Section 215.1250 Care of Grounds Abutting Sidewalks.

Section 215.1260 through Section 215.1340. (Reserved)

Article VIII Offenses Concerning Prostitution

Section 215.1350 Article Definitions.

Section 215.1360 Prostitution.

Section 215.1370 Patronizing Prostitution.

Section 215.1380 (Reserved)

Section 215.1390 Prostitution Houses Deemed Public Nuisances.

Section 215.1400 through Section 215.1490. (Reserved)

Article IX Sexual Offenses

Section 215.1500 Article Definitions.

Section 215.1510 Sexual Misconduct.

Section 215.1520 Sexual Abuse.

Section 215.1530 Certain Offenders Not To Physically Be Present or Loiter Within 500 Feet of a Child Care Facility — Violation — Penalty.

Section 215.1540 Certain Offenders Not To Be Present Within 500 Feet of School Property, Exception — Permission Required for Parents or Guardians Who Are Offenders, Procedure.

Section 215.1550 Halloween, Restrictions on Conduct — Violations.

Section 215.1560 through Section 215.1660. (Reserved)

Article X Offenses Concerning Pornography

Section 215.1670 Definitions.

Section 215.1680 Promoting Pornography for Minors or Obscenity.

Section 215.1690 Furnishing Pornographic Materials to Minors.

Section 215.1700 through Section 215.1790. (Reserved)

Article XI Offenses Concerning Drugs and Alcohol

Section 215.1800 Possession of Marijuana or Synthetic Cannabinoid.

Section 215.1810 Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Section 215.1820 Limitations on the Retail Sale of Methamphetamine Precursor Drugs.

Section 215.1830 Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Section 215.1840 Inhalation or Inducing Others To Inhale Solvent Fumes to Cause Certain Reactions, Prohibited — Exceptions.

Section 215.1850 Inducing, or Possession With Intent To Induce, Symptoms by Use of Solvents and Other Substances, Prohibited.

Section 215.1860 Possession or Purchase of Solvents To Aid Others in Violations, Prohibited — Violations of Sections 210.1840 to 210.1850 — Penalty.

Section 215.1870 Open Beer or Liquor Container.

Section 215.1880 Possession, Sale or Offering for Sale of Products Containing Synthetic Cannabinoids.

Section 215.1890 Banning the Sale or Possession of MDPV.

Section 215.1900 through Section 215.1960. (Reserved)

Article XII Offenses Concerning Minors

Section 215.1970 Article Definitions.

Section 215.1980 Curfew for Persons Under Seventeen.

Section 215.1990 Parental Responsibility.

Section 215.2000 through Section 215.2090. (Reserved)

Article XIII Offenses Concerning Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine Products or Vapor Products

Section 215.2100 Definitions.

Section 215.2105 No Tobacco Sales to Minors — Alternative Nicotine Products, Vapor Products and Nicotine Liquid Containers — Sale to Minors Prohibited.

Section 215.2110 Unlawful To Sell or Distribute Tobacco Products, Alternative Nicotine Products or Vapor Products to Minors — Vending Machine Requirements.

Section 215.2120 Minors Prohibited From Purchase or Possession of Tobacco Products, Alternative Nicotine Products or Vapor Products — Misrepresentation of Age.

Section 215.2130 Retail Sales Tax License Required for Sale of Tobacco Products, Alternative Nicotine Products or Vapor Products.

Section 215.2140 Required Sign Stating Violation of State Law To Sell Tobacco Products, Alternative Nicotine Products or Vapor Products to Minors Under Age 18 — Display of Sign Required, Where.

Section 215.2150 Restrictions on Sales of Individual Packs of Cigarettes.

Section 215.2160 Proof of Age Required, When Defense to Action for Violation Is Reasonable Reliance on Proof — Liability.

Section 215.2170 Smoking Ban.

Section 215.2180 through Section 215.2200. (Reserved)

Article XIV Offenses Concerning Noise

Section 215.2210 Excessive, Unnecessary or Loud Noise — Public Nuisance.

Section 215.2220 Noises Prohibited — Unnecessary Noise Standard.

Section 215.2230 General Provision — Tests for Unlawful Noise.

Section 215.2240 Exemptions.

Section 215.2250 Application for Special Permit.

Section 215.2260 Additional Remedy — Injunction.

Section 215.2270 Manner of Enforcement.

Section 215.2280 through Section 215.2330. (Reserved)

Article XV Offenses Concerning Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places

Section 215.2340 Disposal of Water From Eaves.

Section 215.2350 Obstructing Traffic With Wires.

Section 215.2360 Streets and Alleys for Public Use Only — Exception.

Section 215.2370 Obstructing Sidewalks.

Section 215.2380 Disposal of Sewage.

Section 215.2390 Warnings of Obstructions.

Section 215.2400 through Section 215.2450. (Reserved)

Article XVI Miscellaneous Offenses

Section 215.2460 Urinating or Defecating in Public.

Section 215.2470 False Affidavit Regarding Trash Service Charges.

Section 215.2480 Tattooing, Branding, Body Piercing, Prohibited, When.