City of Higginsville, MO
Lafayette County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Article I General Provisions

Section 215.005 Definitions.

Article II Offenses Against The Person

Section 215.010 Assault.

Section 215.015 Domestic Assault.

Section 215.020 Assault of A Law Enforcement Officer, Corrections Officer, Emergency Personnel, Highway Worker or Probation and Parole Officer.

Section 215.030 Harassment.

Section 215.035 Stalking — Definitions.

Section 215.040 False Imprisonment.

Section 215.050 Endangering The Welfare of A Child.

Section 215.055 Leaving A Child Unattended in A Motor Vehicle.

Article III Offenses Concerning Administration of Justice

Section 215.060 Concealing An Offense.

Section 215.070 Hindering Prosecution.

Section 215.080 Refusal To Identify As A Witness.

Section 215.090 Disturbing A Judicial Proceeding.

Section 215.100 Tampering With A Witness — Tampering With A Victim.

Section 215.105 Tampering With Physical Evidence.

Section 215.110 Improper Communication.

Section 215.120 False Impersonation.

Section 215.130 False Reports.

Section 215.140 Resisting or Interfering With Arrest, Detention or Stop.

Section 215.145 Obstructing Police.

Section 215.150 Escape or Attempted Escape From Custody.

Section 215.155 Interference With Legal Process.

Article IV Offenses Concerning Public Safety

Section 215.160 Abandonment Of Airtight Or Semi-Airtight Containers.

Section 215.170 Littering.

Section 215.180 Littering Via Carcasses.

Section 215.190 Corrupting Or Diverting Water Supply.

Article V Offenses Concerning Public Peace

Section 215.200 Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.210 Private Peace Disturbance.

Section 215.220 Peace Disturbance Definitions.

Section 215.223 Disorderly Conduct.

Section 215.225 Unlawful Assembly.

Section 215.230 Rioting.

Section 215.235 Refusal To Disperse.

Section 215.237 Fighting.

Article VI Offenses Concerning Weapons and Firearms

Section 215.240 Definitions.

Section 215.250 Weapons — Carrying Concealed — Other Unlawful Use.

Section 215.255 through Section 215.270. (Reserved)

Section 215.275 Possession of Firearm Unlawful For Certain Persons.

Section 215.280 Carrying Concealed Firearms Prohibited — Penalty For Violation.

Section 215.285 Discharging Air Gun, Etc.

Article VII Offenses Concerning Property

Section 215.290 Tampering.

Section 215.300 Property Damage.

Section 215.305 Soaping or Defacing Windows.

Section 215.310 Claim of Right.

Section 215.320 Trespass in The First Degree.

Section 215.330 Trespass in The Second Degree.

Section 215.335 Trespass of A School Bus.

Section 215.337 Dumping, Littering.

Section 215.340 Reckless Burning Or Exploding.

Section 215.350 Negligent Burning Or Exploding.

Section 215.360 Stealing.

Section 215.363 Willful Concealment of Unpurchased Merchandise.

Section 215.365 Theft of Motor Fuel.

Section 215.370 (Reserved)

Section 215.375 Financial Exploitation of The Elderly and Disabled.

Section 215.380 Fraudulent Use of A Credit or Debit Device.

Section 215.390 Deceptive Business Practice.

Section 215.393 Posting Bills Generally.

Section 215.395 Posting On, Defacing Utility Poles.

Section 215.397 Removing Advertisements.

Section 215.400 Alteration or Removal of Item Numbers With Intent To Deprive Lawful Owner.

Section 215.410 Failure To Return Rented Personal Property — Enforcement Procedure — Penalty — Venue.

Section 215.420 Passing Bad Checks.

Section 215.425 Shoplifting — Detention of Suspect By Merchant — Liability Presumption.

Section 215.426 Copper Wire or Cable, Collectors and Dealers To Keep Register, Information Required — Penalty — Exempt Transactions.

Section 215.427 Metal Beer Keg, Prohibition On Purchase or Possession By Scrap Metal Dealer — Violation, Penalty.

Section 215.428 Metal Belonging To Cemeteries, Political Subdivisions, Electric Cooperatives and Utilities — Scrap Yard Not To Purchase — Violation, Penalty.

Section 215.429 Scrap Metal Dealers — Payments in Excess of $500.00 To Be Made By Check — Exceptions.

Article VIII Offenses Concerning Prostitution and Morals

Section 215.430 Article Definitions.

Section 215.435 Prostitution.

Section 215.440 Patronizing Prostitution.

Section 215.445 Prostitution and Patronizing Prostitution — Sex of Parties No Defense, When.

Section 215.450 Prostitution Houses Deemed Public Nuisances.

Section 215.455 Public Indecency.

Section 215.460 Public Display of Explicit Sexual Material.

Section 215.465 Peeping Toms.

Article IX Sexual Offenses

Section 215.470 Article Definitions.

Section 215.475 Indecent Exposure (Sexual Misconduct).

Section 215.480 Sexual Misconduct.

Section 215.483 through Section 215.485. (Reserved)

Section 215.487 Halloween, Restrictions On Conduct — Violations.

Article X Offenses Concerning Pornography

Section 215.490 Definitions.

Section 215.500 Promoting Pornography For Minors or Obscenity.

Section 215.510 Furnishing Pornographic Materials To Minors.

Article XI Offenses Concerning Drugs

Section 215.520 Possession of Marijuana.

Section 215.530 Possession or Control of A Controlled Substance.

Section 215.535 Limitations On The Retail Sale of Methamphetamine Precursor Drugs.

Section 215.540 Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia.

Section 215.550 Inhalation or Inducing Others To Inhale Solvent Fumes To Cause Certain Reactions, Prohibited — Exceptions.

Section 215.560 Inducing, or Possession With Intent To Induce, Symptoms By Use of Solvents and Other Substances, Prohibited.

Section 215.570 Possession or Purchase of Solvents To Aid Others in Violations, Prohibited — Violations of Sections 215.550 To 215.560 — Penalty.

Article XII Offenses Concerning Minors

Section 215.580 Article Definitions.

Section 215.590 Curfew.

Section 215.600 Parental Responsibility.

Article XIII Offenses Concerning Tobacco

Section 215.610 Definitions.

Section 215.620 Unlawful To Sell or Distribute Tobacco Products To Minors — Vending Machine Requirements.

Section 215.630 Minors Prohibited From Purchase Or Possession Of Tobacco — Misrepresentation Of Age.

Section 215.640 Retail Sales Tax License Required For Sale Of Tobacco Products.

Section 215.650 Required Sign Stating Violation Of State Law To Sell Tobacco To Minors Under Age Eighteen — Display Of Sign Required Where.

Section 215.660 Restrictions On Sales of Individual Packs of Cigarettes.

Section 215.670 Proof Of Age Required, When Defense To Action For Violation Is Reasonable Reliance On Proof — Liability.

Article XIV Offenses Concerning Fireworks

Section 215.680 When Sale of Fireworks Prohibited — Permits.

Section 215.690 When Discharging Fireworks Prohibited.

Section 215.700 Place of Discharging Fireworks — Permits For Displays.

Article XV Offenses Concerning Streets and Sidewalks

Section 215.710 Excavations.

Section 215.720 Sharp or Harmful Substances On Streets.

Section 215.730 Duty To Keep Sidewalks Clean.

Section 215.740 Duty To Remove Snow and Ice From Sidewalks.

Section 215.750 Clearing of Vegetation.

Section 215.760 Placing Offensive Substances — Spitting Upon Sidewalks.

Section 215.770 Soliciting From Roadways, Streets, Highways.

Article XVI Miscellaneous

Section 215.780 Hauling Logs, Brush, Etc., Over Streets.

Section 215.785 Throwing Objects.

Section 215.790 Throwing Objects From Cars.

Section 215.795 Cellar Doors and Vaults.

Section 215.800 Open Burning Restricted.

Section 215.805 Fortune-Telling.

Section 215.810 Playing Games in Public Places.

Section 215.815 Location of Vehicles For Sale of Farm Products.

Section 215.820 Unauthorized Riding On Trains.

Section 215.830 Misuse of Emergency Telephone Services.