It’s illegal to park your car with the engine on, on the bases that it might scare horses.

Salesmen are not allowed to peddle goods while sitting in the middle of the road, screaming at vehicles passing by.

Women are prohibited from wearing corsets because “the privilege of admiring the curvaceous, unencumbered body of a young woman should not be denied to the normal, red-blooded American male.”

You may not use vulgar language outside your home.

Hard objects may not be thrown by hand.

Worrying squirrels is not tolerated.

One may not honk another’s horn.

10.32.100 Climbing into another’s vehicle, sounding horn, etc. prohibited without permission.

No person shall, without the permission of the owner or person in charge thereof, climb upon or into, or swing upon any motor vehicle or trailer, whether the same is in motion or at rest, or sound the horn or other sound-producing device thereon, […]

It is illegal to request for someone to “watch over” your parked car.

10.32.010 Vehicle watching or guarding prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to solicit the privilege of watching or guarding a vehicle while parked on the streets of this city.

(Prior code § 21-19)

Houses may not have lights on them that shine into the window of a neighbor’s house.

9.28.090 Lights shining into dwelling units.

A. It is unlawful to maintain an exterior lighting fixture that shines light directly into a window of a dwelling unit located on an adjoining lot. Exterior lights shall be shielded and flood lights or spotlights shall be aimed to avoid shining light directly into a window of a […]

No person may have a “yard sale” in their front yard.

9.28.060 Yard or garage sales–Restrictions.

A. It is unlawful for any person or persons to offer for sale household goods in a “yard” or “garage” sale in an area in front of the front building line of the premises in which such person or persons reside.

B. It is unlawful for any person or persons […]

No person may own a PVC pipe.

9.08.170 Drug paraphernalia.

A. Definition. The term “drug paraphernalia” means all equipment, products and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use or designed for use in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the […]

Four women may not rent an apartment together.

A milk man may not run while on duty.

It’s illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.

Dancing is strictly prohibited.

It is illegal to kill birds

6.04.120 Killing and injuring birds.

It is unlawful for any person to injure or destroy any kind of bird within the city or to throw stones, shoot at or use any implements with the intention of killing or injuring any bird within the city.

It shall be unlawful to provide beer or other intoxicants to elephants.

Frightening a baby is in violation of the law.

It is illegal for more than four unrelated persons to occupy the same dwelling (The Brothel Law).

Minors can buy rolling paper and tobacco but not lighters.

Installation of bathtubs with four legs resembling animal paws is prohibited.

Minors are not allowed to purchase cap pistols, however they may buy shotguns freely.

One may not drink in a bar between 2:00 and 6:00 AM.

Section 4-68

Hours of consumption. No person having a license under the provisions of this article shall permit the drinking or consumption of any nonintoxicating beer by any person, in any quantity, upon or about his premises between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Though clotheslines are banned, clothes may be draped over a fence.

You can not have a antenna exposed outside of your house yet you can have a 25 foot satellite dish.