§ 2-655. Miscellaneous rules of conduct.  

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  • (a) Alcoholic beverages. No person shall consume any alcoholic beverage, including beer and wine, within the boundaries of the cemeteries.

    (b) Children. Children under fifteen (15) years of age shall not be permitted within a cemetery or its buildings unless accompanied by an adult who will be responsible for their conduct. Children, when accompanied by an adult, shall not play upon cemetery lots or lawns.

    (c) Dogs and other animals. Dogs and other domestic animals or non-domestic animals are prohibited on cemetery grounds or in cemetery buildings, except that this prohibition shall not apply to service animals accompanied by their owner.

    (d) Disrespecting grave sites. No person shall disrepect or desecrate grave sites by lying, sitting, or standing on top of markers, monuments or any other memorial structures.

    (e) Disturbing funerals. No loud talking shall be permitted within hearing distance of funeral services.

    (f) Peddling or soliciting. Peddling of flowers or plants or soliciting the sale of any commodity is prohibited within the boundaries of the cemeteries.

    (g) Littering. The throwing of trash or litter on the drives, paths, lawns, lots or any other part of the cemetery grounds is prohibited.

    (h) Food and beverages. No food or beverages shall be permitted in the cemeteries.

    (i) Signs and advertisements. No signs, notices or advertisements of any kind shall be allowed in a cemetery unless placed by the city.

    (j) Reserved.

    (k) Other inappropriate activities. No person shall disturb the peace or disrupt the proper order of any cemetery by yelling, fighting, running, engaging in games or sports activities, engaging in horseplay, playing loud music, or using offensive words or insults. No person shall loiter or wander aimlessly about on cemetery grounds.

(Ord. No. 2009-32, § 1, 12-15-09; Ord. No. 2011-20, § 7, 9-20-11)