Sec. 39-81. Stink or funk balls. It shall be unlawful to sell, dispose of, give away or use within the city or its police jurisdiction articles known as stink balls or funk balls or anything of like nature, by whatever name known or called, the purpose of which is to create disagreeable odors to the […]
Sec. 39-77. Use, sale, etc., of confetti. It shall be unlawful and an offense against the city for any person to have in possession, keep, store, use, manufacture, sell, offer for sale, give away or handle any confetti or other substance or matters similar thereto, but not serpentine, within the city or within its police […]
Sec. 23-21. Required. It shall be unlawful for any fortuneteller, as defined in section 23-1, to practice fortunetelling within the city or its police jurisdiction, without first obtaining a permit therefor in compliance with the provisions of this chapter. (Code 1965, § 22-2)
Sec. 39-13. Pedestrians, bicycles, etc., prohibited on certain interstate highways. It shall be unlawful and an offense against the city for pedestrians to be upon, or for any person to operate a bicycle, a nonmotorized vehicle or a motor driven cycle of less than ten (10) horsepower, on any part of Interstate Highway 10 and […]
Sec. 39-15. – “Spray string,” “snap pops,” or similar matter or substances thereto prohibited. It shall be unlawful and an offense against the city for any person to have in his/her possession, keep, store, use, manufacture, sell, offer for sale, give away or handle any “spray string,” “snap pops,” or other matter or substances similar […]
Sec. 39-76. – Spitting or throwing fruit skins, etc., on sidewalks, etc. No person shall spit or throw fruit skins, parings or peelings upon any sidewalk in the city or upon the floor of any bus operated within the city or in any public elevator, public building, public theater or public hall or upon any […]
Sec. 39-82. Washing in, tampering with, etc., fountains. Any person who at any time washes his hands, face or feet in any of the fountains in the city or obstructs the flow of water into the same or in any manner tampers with or abuses such fountain or its fixtures shall be punished as provided […]
Sec. 39-112. – Same—Indecent dress, etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to appear in any public place in a state of nudity or indecent or lewd dress, or make an indecent exposure of his person, or to perform or commit any indecent act. (Code 1965, § 41-21.1)
This law was passed during a time in which there were many military personnel in the area, in order to quiet the young men who would howl at the ladies, embarrassing them.
There was a court case involving a woman who got a heel of one of her shoes caught in a sidewalk grating, fell, and injured herself. The city subsequently passed this law in order to protect itself from future litigation.