One may not host a game of marbles at Lafayette Square unless he or she first obtains a written permit from the parkway and park commission.

Sec. 106-170. Permit required for game or meeting in Lafayette Square. It shall be unlawful to hold or conduct any baseball game, football game, game of skill or games of any kind or public meeting of any kind in Lafayette Square without first obtaining a written permit from the parkway and park commission. (Code 1956, […]

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You cannot plant trees on public highways

Sec. 106-217. Planting of trees, etc., in public places by private persons. No shade or ornamental tree or shrub shall be planted in any of the public highways, sidewalks, streets, neutral grounds or public places of the city by any person without the written permission of the parkway and park commission and any tree, plant […]

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Electric wires can’t be attached to trees.

Sec. 106-222. Electric wires, etc., not to be attached to trees. No person shall attach any electric wire insulator or any device for the holding of any electric wire to any tree growing upon any public highway of the city. Every person having any wire charged with electricity running through a public highway shall securely […]

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It is illegal to decorate Christmas trees

Sec. 106-212. Cutting, spraying, etc., trees in public places prohibited. No person shall: (1) Cut, prune, break, climb, injure or remove any living tree in a public highway, neutral ground, park, place, triangle or sidewalk; (2) Cut, disturb or interfere in any way with the roots of any tree on a public highway, neutral ground, […]

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No one may pour a drink out on the ground at any drive-in movie.

Sec. 6-33. Conduct and operation; standards for maintenance of premises. Drive-in theaters shall comply with the following requirements and standards of operation: (1) Conduct and operation: A person shall maintain quiet and good order upon the premises where any drive-in theater is operated and loitering shall not be permitted in or about the entrances to […]

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Minors may not go to businesses with coin-operated foosball machines unless accompanied by an adult.

Sec. 6-16. Defined. Amusements places are defined, for the purposes of this article, as any business, place or establishment where three (3) or more coin-operated amusements games such as, but not limited to, flipper type machines, target machines, foosball machines and the like are available for the use and enjoyment of the public and the […]

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