(1) A public nuisance is a crime against the order and economy of the City, and consists in unlawfully doing any act, or omitting to perform any duty, which act or omission either:
(a) Annoys, injures, or endangers the comfort, repose, health, or safety of three (3) or more persons;
(b) Offends public decency;
(c) Unlawfully interferes with, obstructs or tends to obstruct, or render dangerous for passage, any lake, stream, canal, or basin, or any public park, square, pedestrian way, street, or highway;
(d) Is a nuisance as set forth in Section 9.04.010; or
(e) In any way renders three (3) or more persons insecure in life or interferes with the use of property.
(2) The maintenance or commission of a public nuisance shall be a class B misdemeanor, and is punishable as such.
(3) An act which affects three (3) or more persons in any of the ways specified in this Section is not less a nuisance because the extent of the annoyance or damage inflicted on individuals is unequal.
Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 03-36, Amended, 9/4/2003
Ord. No. 13-21, Amended, 6/20/2013