Editor's Note — Ord. no. 1148 §1, adopted February 9, 2005, repealed sections 215.010 — 215.020 and enacted new provisions set out herein. Former sections 215.010 — 215.020 derived from Code 1999; CC 2000 §§11-101 — 11-102; ord. no. 920 §1, 9-13-95; ord. no. 1014 §11-101, 6-27-01; ord. no. 1102 §1, 12-10-03.
[Code 1999; CC 2000 §11-101; Ord. No. 1014 §11-101, 6-27-2001; Ord. No. 1102 §1, 12-10-2003; Ord. No. 1148 §1, 2-9-2005; Ord. No. 1213 §1, 10-11-2006; Ord. No. 1245 §1, 9-19-2007; Ord. No. 1280 §1, 10-15-2008; Ord. No. 1301 §1, 9-16-2009; Ord. No. 1329 §1, 8-18-2010; Ord. No. 1350 §§1 — 2, 7-20-2011; Ord. No. 1365 §1, 5-16-2012; Ord. No. 1369 §§1 — 2, 8-15-2012; Ord. No. 1385 §§1 — 2, 8-21-2013; Ord. No. 1407 §§1 — 2, 9-17-2014; Ord. No. 1427 §§1 – 2, 9-16-2015; Ord. No. 1443 §§1 — 2, 9-21-2016; Ord. No. 1465 §§ 1 — 2, 8-16-2017]
There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating public offenses within the corporate limits of the City of Mission, Kansas, that a certain code known as the "Uniform Public Offense Code," 2017 Edition, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas, save and except such Articles, Sections, parts or portions as are hereby omitted, deleted, modified or changed. No fewer than three (3) copies of the Uniform Public Offense Code shall be marked or stamped "Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Mission" with all Sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omissions or change and to which shall be attached a copy of this Chapter and filed with the City Clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours. The Police Department, Municipal Judge and all administrative departments of the City charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied at the cost of the City such number of official copies of such Uniform Public Offense Code similarly marked as may be deemed expedient.
[Ord. No. 1148 §1, 2-9-2005]
It shall be unlawful to make graffiti. "Graffiti" shall mean any drawing, painting, writing, inscription, figure or mark regardless of its content of the type which is commonly known and referred to as graffiti which is written, drawn, painted, sprayed, scratched or otherwise placed or affixed, regardless of the nature of the material used, on any wall, window, rock, building or portion thereof, fence, gate, sign, other structure, tree or other real or personal property, either publicly or privately owned, and that is visible from any adjacent public or private property or public right-of-way.
Abatement Of Graffiti.
It shall be unlawful for a property owner, representative or other such person with control, occupancy or possession of real property to maintain any graffiti.
It shall be the responsibility of the owner, representative or other such person with control, occupancy or possession of real property to abate such graffiti by removing it or permanently covering it so as not to be considered a nuisance.
Abatement shall take place within ten (10) days of notice by the Mission Codes Officer or Law Enforcement Officer.
Notice shall be served in person on the property owner, representative or other such person with control, occupancy or possession of real property. If personal service fails after three (3) attempts, notice shall be made by mail to the last known address of the property owner of record with return receipt requested.
If the owner fails to abate the graffiti after notice, the City may abate the graffiti.
[Ord. No. 1148 §1, 2-9-2005]
It shall be unlawful to window peep. "Window peeping" is the going upon property owned or occupied by another without such person's consent for the purpose of looking into any window, door, skylight or other opening into a house, room or building.