A $50 fine will be levied on anyone who allows a couch to sit in their carport.

A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.

A women can be fined (only after death), for being electrocuted in a bath-tub because of using self-beautification utensils.

All houses much have white picket fences and full-width, two-story porches.

Seaside is a planned city that was intended to reflect 19th-century architecture. These stipulations are merely two among the many the city planners have devised that have led to the development of a city that looks somewhat like a Disney World resort.

Ambling and strolling is a misdemeanor.

Beer may not be sold between 2 and 7am.

Sec. 6-2. Hours of sale.

Alcoholic beverages may be sold, consumed or served or permitted to be sold, consumed or served in any establishment within the city from 7:00 a.m. each day until 2:00 a.m. the following day.

(Code 1976, § 3-5; Ord. No. 606, § 1, 7-20-94)

Chickens are considered a ‘protected species’.

Citizens may not be caught downtown without at least 10 dollars on their person.

Corrupting the public morals is defined as a nuisance, and is declared a misdemeanor offense.

823.01 Nuisances; penalty.

All nuisances that tend to annoy the community, injure the health of the citizens in general, or corrupt the public morals are misdemeanors of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083, except that a violation of s. 823.10 is a felony of the third degree.

Destin law states that a cat that viciously chases passers-by is a “bad cat”.

Sec. 4-8. Bad dog; bad cat. (a) It shall be unlawful and a civil infraction for the owner or custodian of any dog or cat to permit it to bite, inflict injury upon, or otherwise attack a person or another animal without provocation. Any dog or cat which attacks and bites a person or another [...]

Doors of all public buildings must open outwards.

823.06 Doors of public buildings to open outward.

All buildings erected in this state for theatrical, operatic, or other public entertainments of whatsoever kind shall be so constructed that the shutters to all entrances to said building shall open outwardly and be so arranged as to readily allow any person inside said building to escape [...]

Fiddlers and stay at home dads are considered vagrants

50-20 Vagrants. The following shall be deemed vagrants. (4) Common pipers and fiddlers. (13) Persons neglecting all lawful businesses and habitually spending all their time by frequenting hosues of ill fame, gaming houses and tippling shops. (14) Persons able to work but habitually living upon the livings of their wives or minor children.

Gay men are not allowed into public bars unless accompanied by a child.

Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.

Hunting and killing a deer while swimming is illegal.

If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

If you hit a pedestrian you are fined $78.00.

If you wish to go swimming in the ocean, you must get dressed in your hotel room.

Sec. 15-37. Recreational activities. No person in a park shall: (a) Bathing and swimming. (1) Designated areas. Swim, bathe, or wade in any waters or waterways in or adjacent to any park, except in such waters and at such places as are provided therefor, and in compliance with such regulations as are herein set forth [...]

In order to operate a burglar alarm, a permit must be obtained

Sec. 12-23. Registration required; application; transferability; false statements. (a)All persons must complete and submit to the village an emergency contact registration form for their alarm if they operate or cause to be operated an alarm system in the village. A separate registration is required for each alarm system. Upon receipt of a completed registration form, [...]

It is against the city ordinance to hang your clothes outside on a clothesline.

It is against the city ordinance to hang your clothes outside on a clothesline.

it is against the law for a man to force his wife to dress as a parrot – even if she is hideously ugly.

It is against the law to dream about another man’s wife or cow.

It is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.

It is considered an offense to shower naked.

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