Idaho

Bicycles are not allowed in the tennis courts.

Prohibition of the use of wheeled apparatus on municipal property and in certain areas of the city: bicycles may only be used in the dismount/wheels down zone so long as all wheels remain on the ground while the bicycle is in motion. Any other use of bicycles in the dismount/wheels down zone is unlawful. Use…

Pocatello

It is illegal not to smile in public

In 1948, the Mayor of the City of Pocatello, George Phillips, passed an ordinance making it illegal not to smile in Pocatello. The “Smile Ordinance” was passed tongue in cheek as a result of an exceptionally severe winter, which had dampened the spirit of city employees and citizens alike. The ordinance unintentionally remained on the…