Series 110 2009 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 110-631; Ord. 20496; Amending Chapter 16 of the City Code as it relates to the definition of a nuisance party
Bill No. B 348-09
amending Chapter 16 of the City Code as it relates to the definition of a nuisance
fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 16 of the Code
of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be deleted in
strikeout; material to be added underlined.
Sec. 16-301. Definitions.
The following definitions apply to this division:
Nuisance party is a social gathering of ten (10) or more people on residential property that
results in any of the following occurring at the site of the gathering, on neighboring property or
on an adjacent public street:
(1) Unlawful sale, furnishing,
possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages;
(2) Violation of any of the
provisions of article III of this chapter (noise);
(4) Property damage;
(6) Outdoor urination or defecation
in a place open to public view;
(7) The standing or parking of vehicles in a manner that obstructs
the free flow of traffic;
(8) Conduct that threatens injury
to persons or damage to property;
(9) Unlawful use or possession
of marijuana or any drug or controlled substance;
(11) Indecent exposure
(12) Setting off fireworks; or
(13) Discharging firearms.
"Permit" means to give permission to; or to allow by silent consent, by not prohibiting,
failing to exercise control.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be
in full force and effect from and after its passage.
PASSED this 7th day of December, 2009.