A law from the early 1900′s prohibits men from going topless on the Boardwalk.


All nude people in your house must be registered.

Breast feeding is not allowed in public.

Erotic dancing is prohibited on Sundays.

Section 4.2.1 Erotic dance establishment regulations.

No person, firm, partnership, corporation or other entity shall advertise or cause to be advertised an erotic dance establishment to be located in the City of Roswell without a valid adult business license issued pursuant to this chapter.

No later than March 1 of each year, an erotic dance [...]

If one wishes to bathe in the city limits, they must be clothed in a “suitable bathing suit”

38-5. Bathing.

It shall not be lawful for any person or persons to bathe in any of the waters within the corporate bounds of the village unless attired by a suitable bathing suit or covering, or to disrobe in any of the streets or public places or in any automobile or wagon in said streets [...]

It is against the law in some areas for mothers to breast feed babies over 6 months old in public.

It is considered an offense to shower naked.

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It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.

It is illegal to display an unclothed mannequin in a store window.

It is illegal to sleep naked.

It is illegal to wear transparent clothing.

It is legal to protest naked in front of city hall as long as you are under seventeen years of age and have legal permits.

It is unlawful for anyone to have sex or be nude in public.

Sec. 66-1. Nudity and sexual activities in public places.

(a) Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this section, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this subsection, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

Public place means and includes streets, sidewalks or highways; transportation facilities; schools; places of [...]

It was illegal to bathe within sight of your own house in the daytime (Repealed)

Chapter 113 § 6

Sec 6. No person shall within the view of any dwelling house or of any public road, street or wharf, in the day time, bathe or swim without necessity, or expose his person indecently in dressing or undressing for the purpose of swimming or bathing, or otherwise, without necessity.

It was once illegal to not wear clothes while taking a bath in a bathtub.

It’s unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.

It’s illegal for a woman to disrobe while standing in front of a man’s picture.

Lap dances must be given at least six feet away from a patron.

Sec. 14-148. Prohibited activities.

(a) No person within an adult use shall, within six (6) feet of another person, display or expose any specified anatomical area or engage in any specified sexual activity, provided, however, that this provision shall not apply to prevent:

(1) Adult use employees or entertainers at an adult use from using [...]

Local authorities can impose fines on people hiking nude in the Alps in the conservative canton of Appenzell.


Men must NEVER be completely naked.

No one may bathe in Sandy Creek Lake.

Sec. 3-5-6. Swimming, bathing in Athens-Clarke County reservoirs. It shall be unlawful for any person to swim, bathe or enter into the water of the Athens-Clarke County waterworks lake on Sandy Creek or other Athens-Clarke County reservoir which is for storage of water; provided, that nothing in this section shall prohibit any duly authorized Athens-Clarke [...]

No person may show his or her buttocks on a playground.

9.04.020 Nudity in public parks, playgrounds and beaches.

A. Definition of Park. The term “park” includes every public park, roadside rest areas, playground, zoological garden, ocean, beach or other recreational facility area, together with any parking lot, reservoir, pier, swimming pool, court, field, bridle path, train or other recreational facility or structure thereon, in the [...]

No person shall change clothes in his or her vehicle.

198-14. Disrobing in public.

No person shall disrobe under the boardwalk, on the beach or in any vehicle or truck while such vehicle is parked upon any public street or way or other public place in plain view of the public.

One may not bathe without wearing “suitable clothing,” i.e., that which covers one’s body from neck to knee.

One may not bathe without wearing “suitable clothing,” i.e.,that which covers one’s body from neck to knee.