Columbia Code of Ordinances
Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-0A ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL
Section 16-1 Secs. 16-1--16-15. Reserved.
Section 16-15A ARTICLE II. CODE OF OFFENSES
Section 16-15D DIVISION 1. GENERALLY
Section 16-16 Short title.
Section 16-17 Definitions.
Section 16-18 Classification of offenses.
Section 16-19 Offenses must be defined by ordinance.
Section 16-20 Application to offenses committed before and after enactment.
Section 16-21 Time limitations.
Section 16-22 Imitation on conviction for multiple offenses.
Section 16-23 Conviction of included offenses.
Section 16-24 Secs. 16-24--16-30. Reserved.
Section 16-30D DIVISION 2. GENERAL SENTENCING PROVISIONS
Section 16-31 Authorized dispositions.
Section 16-32 Classification of offenses for purposes of sentencing.
Section 16-33 Application of provisions to offenses outside of this article.
Section 16-34 Presentence investigation and report.
Section 16-35 Secs. 16-35--16-40. Reserved.
Section 16-40D DIVISION 3. IMPRISONMENT
Section 16-41 Sentence of imprisonment; incidents.
Section 16-42 Concurrent and consecutive terms of imprisonment.
Section 16-43 Calculation of terms of imprisonment; credit for jail time awaiting trial.
Section 16-44 Secs. 16-44--16-50. Reserved.
Section 16-50D DIVISION 4. PROBATION
Section 16-51 Eligible for probation, when.
Section 16-52 Terms of probation.
Section 16-53 Conditions of probation.
Section 16-54 Detention condition of probation.
Section 16-55 Transfer to another court.
Section 16-56 Duration of probation; revocation.
Section 16-57 Secs. 16-57--16-65. Reserved.
Section 16-65D DIVISION 5. FINES
Section 16-66 Fines for misdemeanors and infractions.
Section 16-67 Fines for corporations.
Section 16-68 Imposition of fines.
Section 16-69 Response to nonpayment.
Section 16-70 Revocation of a fine.
Section 16-71 Secs. 16-71--16-80. Reserved.
Section 16-80D DIVISION 6. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LIABILITY
Section 16-81 Voluntary act.
Section 16-82 Culpable mental state--Defined.
Section 16-83 Same--Application.
Section 16-84 Same--When not required.
Section 16-85 Ignorance and mistake.
Section 16-86 Accountability for conduct.
Section 16-87 Responsibility for the conduct of another.
Section 16-88 Defense precluded.
Section 16-89 Conviction of different degrees of offenses.
Section 16-90 Liability of corporations and unincorporated associations.
Section 16-91 Liability of individual for conduct of corporation or unincorporated association.
Section 16-92 Entrapment.
Section 16-93 Duress.
Section 16-94 Intoxicated or drugged condition.
Section 16-95 Infancy.
Section 16-96 Lack of responsibility because of mental disease or defect.
Section 16-97 Secs. 16-97--16-105. Reserved.
Section 16-105D DIVISION 7. DEFENSE OF JUSTIFICATION
Section 16-106 Definitions.
Section 16-106.1 Civil remedies unaffected.
Section 16-107 Execution of public duty.
Section 16-108 Justification generally.
Section 16-109 Use of force in defense of persons.
Section 16-110 Use of physical force in defense of premises.
Section 16-111 Use of physical force in defense of property.
Section 16-112 Law enforcement officer's use of force in making an arrest.
Section 16-113 Private person's use of force in making an arrest.
Section 16-114 Use of force to prevent escape from confinement.
Section 16-115 Use of force by persons with responsibility for care, discipline or safety of others.
Section 16-116 Secs. 16-116--16-120. Reserved.
Section 16-120D DIVISION 8. INCHOATE OFFENSES
Section 16-121 Attempt.
Section 16-122 Conspiracy.
Section 16-123 Secs. 16-123--16-130. Reserved.
Section 16-130D DIVISION 9. OFFENSES AGAINST MORALS*
Section 16-132 Indecent exposure.
Section 16-133 Unlawful entry into a shower or toilet facility.
Section 16-134 Secs. 16-134--16-140. Reserved.
Section 16-140D DIVISION 10. OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
Section 16-141 Assault.
Section 16-142 Consent as a defense.
Section 16-143 Harassment.
Section 16-144 Interference with custody.
Section 16-145 Harassment of a bicyclist, pedestrian or person in a wheelchair.
Section 16-146 Secs. 16-146--16-149. Reserved.
Section 16-149D DIVISION 11. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY*
Section 16-150 Definitions.
Section 16-151 Reckless burning or exploding.
Section 16-152 Negligent burning or exploding.
Section 16-153 Property damage in the first degree.
Section 16-154 Property damage in the second degree.
Section 16-155 Claim of right.
Section 16-156 Trespass in the first degree.
Section 16-157 Trespass in the second degree.
Section 16-158 Tampering.
Section 16-159 Tampering with a utility.
Section 16-160 Peeping toms.
Section 16-161 Uninvited solicitation by peddlers, etc.
Section 16-162 Repealed by Ord. No. 15929, § 1, 3-15-99.
Section 16-163 Posting bills, painting signs, etc., prohibited; exception.
Section 16-164 Serial numbers on articles.
Section 16-165 Sale of merchandise; information on ownership required.
Section 16-166 Notice for residential dwelling units; information on zoning district and occupancy limitations required.
Section 16-167 Secs. 16-167--16-169. Reserved.
Section 16-169D DIVISION 11.5. STEALING
Section 16-170 Definitions.
Section 16-171 Stealing.
Section 16-172 Lost property.
Section 16-173 Claim of right.
Section 16-174 Secs. 16-174, 16-175. Reserved.
Section 16-175D DIVISION 12. OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER*
Section 16-176 Definitions.
Section 16-176.1 Peace disturbance--Generally.
Section 16-177 Private peace disturbance.
Section 16-178 Unlawful assembly.
Section 16-179 Rioting.
Section 16-180 Refusal to disperse.
Section 16-181 Keeping disorderly premises.
Section 16-182 Impeding the use of streets, sidewalks or alleys.
Section 16-183 Disorderly intoxication; consumption of liquor in certain public places.
Section 16-184 Nuisance in places open to public view.
Section 16-185 Possession of open container of alcoholic beverage or consumption of alcoholic beverage in certain public places.
Section 16-186 Unlawful panhandling.
Section 16-187 Secs. 16-187--16-190. Reserved.
Section 16-190D DIVISION 13. OFFENSES AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE*
Section 16-191 Definitions.
Section 16-191.1 Hindering prosecution.
Section 16-192 False affidavit.
Section 16-193 False declarations.
Section 16-194 Proof of falsity of statements.
Section 16-195 False reports.
Section 16-196 False bomb report.
Section 16-197 Tampering with physical evidence.
Section 16-198 Tampering with a public record.
Section 16-199 False impersonation.
Section 16-200 Impersonating officers.
Section 16-201 Simulating legal process.
Section 16-202 Resisting or interfering with arrest.
Section 16-202.1 Interference with police dog or police horse.
Section 16-202.2 Abuse of a police dog or police horse.
Section 16-203 Interference with legal process.
Section 16-204 Refusing to make an employee available for service of process.
Section 16-205 Failure to execute an arrest warrant.
Section 16-206 Refusal to identify as a witness.
Section 16-207 Escape from custody.
Section 16-208 Interfering with a prisoner or aiding escape of a prisoner.
Section 16-209 Disturbing a judicial proceeding.
Section 16-210 Tampering with a witness.
Section 16-211 Improper communication.
Section 16-212 Misconduct by a juror.
Section 16-213 Misconduct in selection or summoning a juror.
Section 16-214 Misconduct in administration of justice.
Section 16-215 Failure to comply with a subpoena.
Section 16-216 Failure to appear in municipal court.
Section 16-217 Secs. 16-217--16-220. Reserved.
Section 16-220D DIVISION 14. OFFENSES AFFECTING GOVERNMENT*
Section 16-221 Obstructing government operations.
Section 16-222 Official misconduct.
Section 16-223 Misuse of official information.
Section 16-224 Deceiving a law enforcement officer.
Section 16-225 False identification.
Section 16-226 Secs. 16-226--16-230. Reserved.
Section 16-230D DIVISION 15. OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY*
Section 16-231 Littering.
Section 16-232 Abandoning motor vehicle.
Section 16-233 Abandonment of airtight or semi-airtight containers.
Section 16-234 Fireworks and firearms.
Section 16-235 Barbed wire fences.
Section 16-236 Fences charged with electricity prohibited.
Section 16-237 Smoking prohibited in city buses; penalty for violation of section.
Section 16-238 Use of Protective Helmets.
Section 16-239 Notice of intent to excavate; One Call System.
Section 16-240 Secs. 16-240--16-245. Reserved.
Section 16-245D DIVISION 16. WEAPONS OFFENSES
Section 16-246 Brandishing a weapon.
Section 16-247 Secs. 16-247. Firearms in city buildings.
Section 16-248 Sec. 16-248. Reserved.
Section 16-248D DIVISIONS 17-22. RESERVED
Section 16-249 Secs. 16-249--16-252. Reserved.
Section 16-252D DIVISION 23. MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES
Section 16-253 Possession of thirty-five grams or less of marijuana, or five grams or less of hashish.
Section 16-254 Drugs, nostrums and medicines.
Section 16-255 Possession of drug paraphernalia.
Section 16-255.1 Medical marijuana.
Section 16-255.2 Policies for enforcing marijuana offenses.
Section 16-255A ARTICLE III. NOISE*
Section 16-255D DIVISION 1. GENERALLY
Section 16-256 Loud noises prohibited.
Section 16-257 Horns and signaling devices.
Section 16-258 Radios, phonographs, etc. outside the downtown area.
Section 16-258.1 Radios, phonographs, etc. in the downtown area.
Section 16-259 Shouting, etc.
Section 16-260 Animals and birds.
Section 16-261 Blowing whistles.
Section 16-262 Mufflers required.
Section 16-263 Motors out of repair; loads.
Section 16-264 Loading and unloading.
Section 16-265 Construction, repair and demolition of buildings, streets and utilities.
Section 16-266 In vicinity of schools, hospitals, churches, etc.
Section 16-267 Hawkers and peddlers.
Section 16-268 Noise at sales.
Section 16-269 Transportation of iron, steel, etc.
Section 16-270 Motorbuses.
Section 16-271 Pile drivers, derricks, etc.
Section 16-271.1 Quarries, blasting, etc.
Section 16-272 Blowers, power fans, etc.
Section 16-273 Engine brakes.
Section 16-274 Penalty.
Section 16-275 University of Missouri homecoming.*
Section 16-276 School marching bands,
Section 16-277 16-277--16-280. Reserved.
Section 16-280D DIVISION 2. SOUND-AMPLIFYING EQUIPMENT AND TRUCKS*
Section 16-281 Definitions.
Section 16-282 Commercial advertising prohibited.
Section 16-283 Noncommercial use--Registration statement required.
Section 16-284 Same--Form and contents of registration statement.
Section 16-285 Same--Amendments to registration statement.
Section 16-286 Signed copy of registration statement; identification.
Section 16-287 Regulations for use--On streets.
Section 16-288 Same--In public parks and playgrounds.
Section 16-300 16-289--16-300. Reserved.
Section 16-300A ARTICLE IV. NUISANCES
Section 16-300D DIVISION I. NUISANCE PARTIES
Section 16-301 Definitions and rules of construction.
Section 16-302 Nuisance parties prohibited.
Section 16-303 Police order to disperse.
Section 16-304 Nuisance parties -- residential rental properties; certificate of compliance sanctions.
Section 16-305 Penalty.
Section 16-306 Secs. 16-306 - 16-315. Reserved.
Section 16-315D DIVISION II. CHRONIC NUISANCE PROPERTY
Section 16-316 Legislative findings.
Section 16-317 Definitions and rules of construction.
Section 16-318 Police chief determination of chronic nuisance property.
Section 16-319 Administrative process for abating chronic nuisance property.
Section 16-320 Effect of property conveyance.
Section 16-321 Chronic nuisance property prohibited.
Section 16-322 Other unlawful acts.
Section 16-323 Defenses.
Section 16-324 Penalty.
*Cross reference(s)--General penalty for Code violations, §; 1-8; administration generally,
Ch. 2; alcoholic beverages, Ch. 4; civil defense, Ch. 7; motor vehicles and traffic, Ch. 14;
offenses and miscellaneous provisions, Ch. 16; police, Ch. 21.