Chapter 75 – Offenses

Chapter 75–Offenses

 

75.010.    Tampering.  A person commits the offense of tampering if he:

 

  1. Tampers with the property of another for the purpose of causing substantial inconvenience to that person or to another; or

 

  1. Unlawfully operates or rides in or upon another’s automobile, airplane, motorcycle, motorboat, or other motor-propelled vehicle; or
  2. Tampers with, damage, or makes connection with property of a utility; or

 

  1. Tampers with property or facilities of an institution providing health or safety protection.

 

75.020.    Property damage.  A person commits the offense of property damage if he knowingly damages property of another, or he damages property for the purpose of defrauding an insurer.

 

75.030.    Trespass.  A person commits the offense of trespass if he enters unlawfully, or enters lawfully and unlawfully remains, upon real property of another, without license or privilege.

 

75.040.    Peace disturbance.  A person commits the offense of peace disturbance if:

 

  1. He unreasonably and knowingly causes alarm to another person or persons not physically on the same premises by:

 

  1. Loud and unusual noise; or

 

  1. Loud and abusive language constituting fighting words; or

 

  1. Threatening to commit a crime against any person; or

 

  1. Fighting; or

 

  1. Creating a noxious and offensive odor.

 

  1. He is in a public place or on private property of another without consent and unreasonably and knowingly causes alarm to another person or persons by:

 

  1. Loud and unusual noise; or

 

  1. Loud and abusive language constituting fighting words; or

 

  1. Threatening to commit a crime against any person; or

 

  1. Fighting; or

 

  1. Creating a noxious and offensive odor.

 

  1. He is in a public place or on private property of another without consent and purposely causes inconvenience to another person or persons by unreasonably and physically obstructing:

 

  1. Vehicular or pedestrian traffic; or

 

  1. The free ingress or egress to or from public or private places.

 

75.050.    Private peace disturbance.  A person commits the offense of private peace disturbance if he is on private property and unreasonably and purposely causes alarm to another person or persons on the same premises by:

 

  1. Threatening to commit a crime against any person; or

 

75.060.    Peace disturbance definitions.  For the purposes of Sections 75.040 and 75.050:

 

  1. “Property of another” means any property in which the actor does not have a possessing interest.
  2. “Private property” means any place which at the time is not open to the public. It includes property which is owned publicly or privately.

 

  1. “Public place” means any place which at the time is open to the public. It includes property which is owned publicly or privately.
  2. If a building or structure is divided into separately occupied units, such units are separate premises.

 

75.100.    Sale or Use of Intoxicating Substances in a Public Place; Definition.

 

  1. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, serve or dispense any cereal malt beverage in any public place not licensed to sell, serve or dispense such beverage at such public place within or under the jurisdiction of the city.
  2. It shall be unlawful for any person to drink or consume any cereal malt beverage or alcoholic beverage in any public place not licensed to sell and serve such beverage for public consumption at such place within or under the jurisdiction of the city.

 

  1. For purposes of this section, the term “public place” shall include upon any street, public thoroughfare, alley, public parking lot or any privately owned parking area made available to the public generally, within any parked or motor driven vehicle or device situate in any of the aforesaid places or upon any property owned by the state or any governmental subdivision thereof.

 

 

 

75.105.    Leaving scene of accident, etc.  No person operating or driving a vehicle within the city limits, knowing that an injury has been caused to a person, or damage has been caused to property, or that an accident has occurred due to culpability of such operator of driver shall leave the place of such injury, damage or accident without stopping and giving his name, residence address (including city and street number), motor vehicle number, and chauffeur’s or registered operator’s number, if any, to the injured party or to a police officer, or, if no police officer is in the vicinity; then to the nearest police station or judicial officer.

 

75.112.    Stealing

 

  1. A person commits the offense of stealing if he appropriates property or services of another with the purpose to deprive him thereof, either without his consent or by means of deceit or coercion.

 

  1. The following definitions shall apply to this section and shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them:

 

  1. “Appropriate” shall mean to take, obtain, use, transfer, conceal or retain possession of property or services.

 

  1. “Coercion” shall mean a threat, however communicated, to:

 

  • Commit any crime; or

 

  • Inflict physical injury in the future on the person threatened or another; or

 

  • Accuse any person of any crime; or

 

  • Expose any person to hatred, contempt or ridicule; or
  • Harm the credit or business reputation of any person; or
  • Take or withhold action as a public servant, or to cause a public servant to take or withhold action; or
  • Inflict any other harm which would not benefit the actor. A threat of accusation, lawsuit or other invocation of official action

is not coercion if the property sought to be obtained by virtue of the threat was honestly claimed as restitution or indemnification for harm done in the circumstances to which the accusation, exposure, lawsuit or other official action relates, or as compensation for property or lawful service.  The defendant shall have the burden of injecting the issue of justification as to any threat.

 

  1. “Deceit” shall mean purposely making a representation which is false and which the actor does not believe to be true upon which the victim relies, as to a matter of fact, law, value, intention or other state of mind. The term “deceit” does not, however, include falsity as to matters having no pecuniary significance, or puffing by statements unlikely to deceive ordinary

persons in the group addressed.  Deception as to the actor’s intention to perform a promise shall not be inferred from the fact alone that he did not subsequently perform the promise.

 

  1. “Deprive” shall mean:

 

  1. To withhold property from the owner permanently; or
  2. To restore property only upon payment of reward or other compensation; or

 

  1. To use or dispose of property in a manner that makes recovery of the property by the owner unlikely.

 

  1. “Of another” shall refer to property or services of any person other than the actor, who has a possessory or proprietary interest therein, except that property shall not be deemed property of another who has only a security interest therein, even if legal title is in the creditor pursuant to a conditional sales contract or other security arrangement.

 

  1. “Property” shall mean anything of value, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible, in possession or in action, and shall include but not be limited to the evidence of a debt actually executed but not delivered or issued as a valid instrument.

 

  1. “Services” shall mean and include transportation, telephone, electricity, gas, sewer, water, cable television services, or other public service, accommodation in hotels, restaurants or elsewhere, admission to exhibitions and use of vehicles.

 

75.115.    Receiving stolen property.  A person commits the offense of receiving stolen property if for the purpose of depriving the rightful owner of a lawful interest therein, he receives, retains or disposes of property belonging to another knowing that it has been stolen, or believing that it has been stolen.

 

75.120.    Open beer or liquor container.  A person commits the offense of transporting an open beer or liquor container if a container of nonintoxicating beer, malt liquor, or intoxicating liquor (as those terms are defined by the Revised Statues of Missouri) is found to be open (that is available for ready consumption) within a vehicle which that person has under his control or in which that person is a passenger.

75.125.    Passing bad checks.

 

A person commits the offense of passing a bad check when:

 

  1. With the purpose to defraud, he issues or passes a check or other similar sight order for the payment of money, knowing it will not be paid by the drawee; or

 

  1. The issuer had no account with the drawee or if there was no such drawee at the time the check or order was issued.

 

  1. The issuer has an account with the drawee, but fails to pay the check or order within ten days after notice in writing of insufficient funds or credit with the drawee.

 

75.127.  Possession or Manufacture of Controlled Substance and/or Drug

Paraphernalia; Penalty.

  1. It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, possess, have under his control, sell, prescribe, administer, dispense, distribute, or compound any controlled or counterfeit substance as defined by RSMo Chapter 75, except as authorized by law.

 

  1. It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, possess, have under his control, sell, prescribe, administer, dispense, or distribute drug paraphernalia as defined by RSMo Chapter 75 except as authorized by law.

 

  1. Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall be found guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

75.130.    Marijuana and hashish.  The possession, sale, distribution or transfer of marijuana in the amounts of 35 grams or less or hashish in the amount of 5 grams or less is unlawful, except as otherwise provided by law.

 

75.135.    Fraudulent use of credit device.  A person commits the offense of fraudulent use of a credit device (i.e. credit card, etc.) if he uses a credit device for the purposes of obtaining services or property, knowing that;

  1. The device is stolen, fictitious, or forged; or

 

  1. The device has been revoked or canceled; or

 

  1. For any other reason his use of the device is unauthorized.

 

75.140.    Indecent exposure.  A person commits the offense of indecent exposure if he knowingly exposes his genitals under circumstances in which he knows that his conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm.

 

75.150.    Prohibited weapons.  A person commits an offense of contact with prohibited weapons if he knowingly possesses, manufactures, transports, repairs, or sells:

 

  1. An explosive or combustible weapon

 

  1. A machine gun
  2. A gas gun (i.e., a gas ejecting device)
  3. A short barreled rifle or shotgun

 

  1. A firearm silencer

 

  1. A switchblade knife

 

  1. An object to be held in a person’s hand commonly known as knuckles.

 

75.160.    Unlawful use of weapon.  A person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons if he knowingly;

 

 

  1. Carries concealed on or about his person a knife, a firearm, a blackjack or any other weapon capable of lethal use; or

 

  1. Sets a spring gun; or
  2. Discharges or shoots a firearm within the city limits; or
  3. Possesses a firearm while intoxicated.

 

75.170.    Exceptions to preceding section.  For the purpose of pest eradication or for any other proper purpose, any person may make application to the city’s Chief law enforcement officer or the City Clerk for a permit which shall allow such person to discharge a firearm within the city.

 

  1. The law enforcement officer or the City Clerk upon being satisfied that the applicant has a proper purpose therefore, and that the applicant is a sober and reasonable person who possesses mature judgment, may issue to such applicant a permit which shall authorize the discharge of a firearm within the limits of the city for the purpose stated on the permit.

 

  1. All such permits issued hereunder shall be recorded in the office of the Chief law enforcement officer or the City Clerk and shall specify the firearm or firearms to which it pertains, and the type of ammunition permitted to be used therein. No permit shall be issued for the use of birdshot, and no permit shall be valid for more than 5 days from the date of issue thereof.

 

75.190.    Malicious mischief.  A person commits the offense of malicious mischief when he willfully and maliciously, or wantonly and without right, destroys or injures any personal property of another or attempts to do the same.

 

75.200.    (ORD. # 05-05) Offenses. A person commits the offense of loitering if he:

 

  • obstructs or encumbers the passage of persons or vehicles, through or into any street, street corner, depot, building entrance or other public place; or

 

  • obstrucks or encumbers the passage of persons within twenty (20) feet of an automated teller machine (ATM) or stands within twenty feet of an automated teller machine (ATM) for period exceeding five (5) minutes.

75.210.    Disorderly conduct definitions.

 

  1. Public place. Shall mean any place to which the general public has access and a right to resort for business, entertainment, or other lawful purpose, but does not necessarily mean a place devoted solely to the uses of the public.

 

  1. Shall mean a public disturbance involving:

 

  1. An act or acts of violence by one or more persons part of an assemblage of three or more persons, which act or acts shall constitute a clear and present danger of, or shall result in, damage or injury to the property of any other person or to the person of any other individual; or

 

  1. A threat or threats of the commission of an act or acts of violence by one or more persons part of an assemblage of three or more persons having, individually or collectively, the ability of immediate execution of such threat or threats, where the performance of the threatened act or acts

of violence would constitute a clear and present danger of, or would result in, damage or injury to the property of any other person or to the person of any other individual;

 

  1.     Incite a riot.  Shall mean, but is not limited to, urging or instigating other persons to riot, but shall not be deemed to mean the mere oral or written:

 

  1. Advocacy of ideas, or

 

  1. Expression of belief, not involving advocacy of any act or acts of violence or assertion of the rightness of, or the right to commit, any such act or acts.

 

75.215.    Disorderly conduct prohibited.  A person shall be guilty of disorderly conduct if, with the purpose of causing public danger, alarm, disorder, nuisance, or if his conduct is likely to cause public danger, alarm, disorder or nuisance, he willfully does any of the following acts in a public place:

  1. Commits an act in a violent and tumultuous manner toward another whereby that other is placed in danger of his life, injury to his limb or health;
  2. Commits an act in a violent and tumultuous manner whereby the property of any person is placed in danger of being destroyed or damaged;
  3. Causes, provokes or engages in any fight, brawl or riotous conduct so as to endanger the life, limb, health or property of another;
  4. Interferes with another’s pursuit of a lawful occupation by acts of violence;

 

  1. Obstructs, either singly or together with other persons, the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic and refuses to clear such public way when ordered to do so by the city police or other lawful authority known to be such;
  2. Is in a public place under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drug in such condition as to be unable to exercise care for his own safety or the safety of others;

 

  1. Resists or obstructs the performance of duties by city police or any other authorized official of the City, when known to be such an official;
  2. Incites, attempts to incite, or is involved in attempting to incite a riot;

 

  1. Addresses abusive language or threats to any member of the police department, any other authorized official of the City who is engaged in lawful performance of his duties, or any other person when such words have a tendency to cause acts of violence. Words merely causing displeasure, annoyance or resentment are not prohibited;

 

  1. Damages, befouls or disturbs public property or the property of another so as to create a hazardous, unhealthy or physically offensive condition;

 

  1. Makes or causes to be made any loud, boisterous and unreasonable noise or disturbance to the public highway, road, street, lane, alley, park, square or common, whereby the public peace is broken or disturbed, or the traveling public annoyed;

 

  1. Fails to obey a lawful order to disperse by a police officer when known to be such an official, where one or more persons are committing acts of disorderly conduct in the immediate vicinity, and the public health and safety is imminently threatened;

 

  1. Uses abusive or obscene language or makes an obscene gesture.

 

75.220.    Exemptions.  Sections 75.200 through 75.212 shall not be construed to suppress the right to lawful assembly, picketing, public speaking, or other lawful means of expressing public opinion not in contravention of other laws.

75.225.    Assault.  It shall be unlawful for any person to assault or beat or wound another person without just cause and any person found guilty of such an action shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.  A person commits the offense of assault if:

 

  1. he attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or

 

  1. with criminal negligence he causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon; or

 

  1. he purposely places another in apprehension of immediate physical injury; or

 

  1. he recklessly engages in conduct

which creates a grave risk of death or serious physical injury to another person; or

  1. he knowingly causes physical contact with another person knowing in the other person will regard the contact as offensive or provocative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

75.226. (ORD.# 05-11) Domestic Assault

 

  1. A person commits the crime of domestic assault if the act involves a family or household member or an adult who is or has been in a continuing social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the actor, and:

 

  1. The person attempts to cause or recklessly causes physical injury to such family or household member by means of a deadly6 weapon or dangerous instrument; or

 

  1. With criminal negligence the person causes physical injury to such family or household member by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument; or

 

  1. The person purposely places such family or household member in apprehension of immediate physical injury by an means; or

 

  1. The person recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death or serious physical injury by any means; or

 

  1. The person knowingly causes physical contact with such family or household member knowing the other person will regard the contact as offensive; or

 

  1. The person knowingly attempts to cause or causes the isolation of such family or household member by unreasonably and substantially restricting or limiting such family or household member’s access to other persons, telecommunication devices or transportation for the purpose of isolation.

 

  1. Any person found guilty of such an action shall be deemed guilty of an infraction punishable by a $500.00 fine and/or 90 days in the designated Holden City jail. Being an infraction, nothing herein contained shall preclude State Charges also being filed, should the State elect to do so.

 

  1. Being an infraction and not a criminal charge, statements made by the defendant or victim, contained in the incident report, shall be an exception to the Hearsay Rule as a “present recollection recorded”, provided the incident report is made within 24 hours of the incident complained of.

 

  1. That nothing herein contained shall apply to nor prohibit the parent or guardian of a minor child to use corporal punishment to discipline that child.

 

  1. That all other provisions of Chapter 75 Offenses as adopted in the Code of Ordinances for the City of Holden and enacted in previous Ordinances, shall remain in full force and effect as if fully set out.

 

 

75.227.    Public Affray.  If any two or more persons shall in any public place in the city, voluntarily or by agreement, engage in any fight or use any blows or violence towards each other, in any angry or quarrelsome manner or do each other any willful mischief; or if any person shall assault another and strike him in any public place to the terror or disturbance of others, the person or persons so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

75.235.    Obstructing, resisting, or interfering with a public official in the discharge of his official duties: Official defined: Penalty.

 

  1. Any person who shall in any manner or way hinder, obstruct, molest, resist or otherwise interfere with any public official while said official is performing or attempting to perform his official duties shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

  1. Public official means any person elected by the public vote or appointed, by the mayor or governing board or council of the city to an office or official capacity to act on behalf of the citizens of the city including but not limited to peace officers, firefighters, paramedics, and city inspectors.

 

75.240.    Minor in possession of alcohol.

 

  1. No person under the age of 21 years shall purchase, attempt to purchase, consume (unless otherwise provided for by law) or possess any intoxicating liquor, beer, or nonintoxicating beer.
  2. No person under the age of 21 years shall represent that he has attained the age of 21 years in order to purchase, request, obtain or receive any intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer.
  3. No person under the age of 21 years shall sell or assist in the sale or dispensation of intoxicating liquor, beer, or nonintoxicating beer.
  4. No person nor his employee shall sell, give or supply any intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer to any person under the age of 21 years; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to a parent or guardian who supplies intoxicating liquor or nonintoxicating beer to his child or ward under the age of 21 years within the confines of a private dwelling, nor to a duly licensed physician who administers intoxicating liquor, beer or nonintoxicating beer to a person under the age of 21 years, nor to any person who supplies intoxicating liquor, beer or nonintoxicating beer to a person under the age of 21 years solely for medical purposes.

75.250.    Obstruct police.  It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct, resist or oppose any lawful order of a police officer, auxiliary policeman or other peace officer, or any ministerial officer of the City in the service or attempt to serve or execute any writ, warranty or process, original or judicial, or in the discharge or any other duty in any case or in the service or attempt to serve any order or rule of court in any case.

 

75.252.    Resisting arrest.  It shall be unlawful for any person to resist arrest by any police or peace officer.

 

75.255.    Hindering prosecution.  A person commits the offense of hindering prosecution if for the purpose of preventing the apprehension, prosecution, conviction or punishment of another for conduct constituting a crime he;

 

  1. Harbors or conceals such person; or

 

  1. Warns such person of impending discovery or apprehension; or
  2. Provides such person with money, transportation, weapon, disguise, or other means to aid him in avoiding discovery or apprehension; or
  3. Prevents or obstructs by means of force, deception, or intimidation, anyone from performing an act that might aid in the discovery or apprehension of such person.

75.260.    Strike police officer.  It shall be unlawful for any person to strike, assault, or wound any  police officer, auxiliary policeman or any other peace officer while such officer is actively engaged in the performance of duties imposed upon him by law and every person who shall aid and assist in so doing shall be guilty of the same offense.

 

75.265.    Escape or assisting escape from custody; penalty.  Any person who, while held in custody after arrest for any offense, escapes or assists another to escape, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

75.280.    Contributing to delinquency of child; penalty.  When in all cases where any child under 18 years of age commits a delinquent act, the parent or parents, legal guardian, or person having the custody of such child or any other person who by any act encouraging, causes, or contributes to the delinquent act of such child shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

75.290.    Deceptive business practices.  A person commits the offense of deceptive business practices if, in the course of engaging in a business, occupation or profession, he recklessly;

  1. Uses false weights or measures, or possesses false weights or measures; or

 

  1. Sells, offers for sale or delivers less than the represented quality of any commodity or service; or
  2. Takes or attempts to take more than the represented weight or quantity of any commodity or service when, as buyer, he supplies the weights or measures; or

 

  1. Sells, offers or exposes for sale adulterated, mislabeled or misrepresented commodities or services; or

 

  1. Makes a false or misleading written statement for the purpose of obtaining property or credit.

 

75.300.    False advertising.  A person commits the offense of false advertising if, in connection with the promotion of the sale of, or to increase the consumption of, property or services, he recklessly makes or causes to be made a false or misleading statement in any advertisement addressed to the public or to a substantial number of persons.

 

75.320.    Promoting pornography.  A person commits the offense of promoting pornography if, knowing its content and character he;

 

  1. Wholesale promotes or possesses with the purpose to wholesale promote any pornographic material; or

 

  1. Wholesale promotes for minors or possesses with the purpose to wholesale promote any material pornographic for minors; or
  2. Promotes or possesses with the purpose to promote any pornographic material for monetary gain; or

 

  1. Produces, presents, directs or participates in any pornographic performance for monetary gain.

 

75.330.    Furnishing pornographic materials to minors.  A person commits the offense of furnishing pornographic materials to minors if, he knowing its content and character, he;

 

  1. Furnishes any material pornographic for minors, knowing that the person to whom it is furnished is a minor; or

 

  1. Produces, presents, directs or participates in any performance pornographic for minors.

 

75.340.    False bomb report.  A person commits the offense of making a false bomb report if he knowingly makes a false report or causes a false report to be made to any person that a bomb or any other explosive or incendiary device has been placed in any public or private place or vehicle.

75.360.    Failure to return rented or leased property.  A person commits the offense of failure to return rented or leased property if, with the intent to deprive the owner thereof, he willfully fails to return rented or leased personal property to the place and within the time specified in an agreement in writing providing for the renting or leasing of such personal property.

 

75.500.    Abandonment of airtight or semi-airtight containers.  No person shall abandon, discard or knowingly permit to remain on premises under his ownership or control, in a place accessible to children, any abandoned or discarded icebox, refrigerator, freezer or other airtight or semi-airtight container with a hinge lid  latch or other fastening device capable of securing such door or lid either with or without manual assistance, without rendering such equipment harmless to human life by removing such hinges, latches or other hardware which may cause a person to be confined therein.

75.510.    Harassment.  A person commits the offense of harassment if, for the purpose of frightening, disturbing, or annoying another person, he;

  1. Communicates in writing or by telephone a threat to commit any felony; or

 

  1. Makes a telephone call or communicates in writing and uses coarse, abusive or offensive language; or

 

  1. Makes telephone calls anonymously; or

 

  1. Makes repeated telephone calls.

 

75.520.    False reports.  A person commits the offense of making a false report if he knowingly;

 

  1. Gives false information to a law enforcement officer for the purpose of implicating another person in a crime; or

 

  1. Makes a false report to a law enforcement officer that a crime has occurred or is about to occur; or

 

  1. Makes a false report or causes a false report to be made to a law enforcement officer, security officer, fire department, or other organization, (official or volunteer), which deals with emergencies involving danger to life or property that a fire or other incident calling for an emergency response has occurred.

 

75.700.    Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility; All motor vehicle operators to exhibit; penalty for failure.

 

  1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle registered in the State of Missouri, in the city without proof of financial responsibility, as defined by RSMo 303.

 

  1. Any operator of a motor vehicle shall exhibit proof of financial responsibility on the demand of any police officer who lawfully stops such operator.

 

  1. Any person, operating a motor vehicle in the city who, upon demand of any peace officer, fails to exhibit an insurance identification card, or proof of financial responsibility as defined by RSMo. Chapter 303 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

 

  1. Failure of any person who operates a motor vehicle in the city to exhibit proof of financial responsibility upon the demand of any police officer who lawfully stopped such person shall be prima facie evidence that such person, or the owner of the vehicle,, does not maintain financial responsibility as required by this section.

 

  1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle registered in the State of Missouri, in the city without insurance or financial responsibility, as defined by RSMo. Chapter 303.

 

75.725.    (Ord. # 5-97) Holden City Park Regulations.

 

  1. No person shall operate a motor vehicle on any unpaved or ungraveled surface within the Holden City Park.

 

  1. No person shall bring any glass container into the Holden City Park.

 

  1. Holden City Park shall be closed between the hours of 12:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. during the months of April through September. The park shall be closed between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. during the months of October through March.  It shall be unlawful for any person to be present in the Holden City Park while it is closed.

 

75.726     (Ord # 5-13) Regulations and fees for RV parking.

fires under control.

Section 1.     Holden City Park RV parking regulations

 

  1. If staying at the campground, you must camp only in the places specifically provided or marked.

 

  1. All vehicles, RV’s and trailers must be parked on the campsite or driveway. Driving or parking off road is prohibited unless otherwise authorized.

 

  1. Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Please be considerate of others.

 

  1. Camping longer than seven (7) consecutive days is generally not allowed. At City of Holden campsites only, camping at one or more campsites for a period longer than seven (7) days during any thirty (30) consecutive day period is prohibited.

 

  1. The number of camping units per campsite is set locally.

 

  1. Help prevent pollution by keeping garbage, litter, and foreign substances out of lakes, streams, and other waters.

 

  1. All garbage and litter must either be deposited in containers provided by the City of Holden or taken with you when you leave.

 

  1. Obey any restrictions on fires. Fires may be limited or prohibited at certain times. Shelter house grills may be used if not already reserved.
  2. Within campgrounds and other recreation areas, fires may only be built in fire rings, stoves, grills, or fireplaces provided for that purpose. If using charcoal in grills do not dump charcoal in dumpsters that are provided.

 

  1. Be sure your fire is completely extinguished before leaving. Do not leave your fire unattended. You are responsible for keeping
  2. Drivers must obey all traffic signs and operate their vehicles in accordance with posted regulations and applicable Federal, State and local laws.
  3. Vehicles must be parked in designated areas only. Use of vehicles within campgrounds and other recreation areas is limited to entering or leaving those areas.

 

  1. Pets must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas.

 

  1. Pets, (except guide dogs) are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities.

 

15,   Saddle or pack animals are only allowed where authorized by posted instructions.

 

  1. Use of fireworks or other explosives within campgrounds and other recreation areas is prohibited, unless approved by the City of Holden.

 

  1. Preserve and protect your National Forest, National Parks, and the City of Holden areas. Leave natural areas the way you find them. Do not carve, chop, cut and damage any live trees.

 

Section 2.     Fees:  Campers will be charged $15.00 per night for the use of electricity.

 

75.730.    (ORD # 6-97) Restrictions on the use of Archery.

 

  1. No person shall discharge a long bow, recurve bow, compound bow, or cross bow within the city limits of Holden, Missouri, unless all of the following requirements are met:

 

  1. A suitable back stop must be in place of sufficient size, width, and composition so as to reasonably prevent an arrow or bolt from penetrating the back stop or traveling around the backstop.

 

  1. The archer must be in a position so that there are no houses, structures, persons, or domestic animals down range from the archer, within 250 yards in an area encompassing a 45 degree angle extending down range from the archer.

 

  1. No arrows or bolts equipped with what is commonly known as a broad head shall be shot by any archer while in the city limits of the City of Holden.

 

  1. No archer shall discharge an arrow or bolt towards any target or other object when conditions or circumstances are such that the archer’s activities are dangerous to persons or property, even if the archer is otherwise in compliance with this section.

75.735 (ORD # 6-13)

 

Section 1.     Section 75.735 is enacted to read as follows: 

Restricted Burning Permit

 

  1. No person shall be allowed to burn or have any open fire on any public street, alley, road, or public or private ground without first obtaining a burn permit.

 

Section 2.     This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its  passage.

 

Section 3.     Severability. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, or portion of this Ordinance is for any reason held invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed a separate, distinct, and independent provision, and such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions thereof.