Whenever a police officer has probable cause to believe that a person or persons are creating a disturbance of the peace and quiet of any person or neighborhood, such police officer may order said person or persons not residing on the premises to disperse for the purpose of abating said disturbance.
The term DISORDERLY HOUSE, as used in this section, shall be deemed to be any room, house, building, structure or premises where unlawful or illegal acts are being committed. It shall be unlawful for the owner, lessee or proprietor of any room, house, building, structure or premises to knowingly collect or permit to be collected therein persons who are engaging in any unlawful act, or to knowingly make, cause, permit or suffer to be made therein any loud or improper noise to the annoyance or disturbance of any person or neighborhood.
(A) Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code.
(B) It shall be unlawful for any person to refuse to comply with a lawful order to disperse, as per § 130.01 of this chapter, given by a police officer in the performance of the officer's duties and, upon conviction, shall be subject to penalties pursuant to § 10.99 of this code.
(2002 Code, § 58-62) (Ord. 2000-27, passed 12-12-2000) Back To Top