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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 15.74 Division V Trespassing Part I

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DIVISION V. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY

Chapter 15.74
Trespassing
PART 1 SCHOOLS

Sections:

15.74.010 Definitions.
15.74.020 Disturbing the peace.
15.74.030 Language and conduct.
15.74.040 Trespasser to leave.
15.74.050 Permission required to be on grounds.
15.74.060 Bothering students.
15.74.070 Being on grounds after dark.
15.74.080 Unauthorized person on grounds.
15.74.090 Penalty for violation of Sections 15.74.010--15.74.080.
15.74.100 Parking on grounds.
15.74.110 Penalty for violation of Section 15.74.100.

15.74.010 Definitions.

The following terms and phrases shall have the following meanings when used in this part:

A. "Invitation" means the consenting to or tendering of an offer to a person to go on school premises and include a tender of such offer to the general public during the time of an athletic, cultural or social event conducted at the school which is designated as open to the public. Any person or group of persons specially notified that the described public offer does not apply to him are not deemed invited;

B. "Premises" means the school buildings and lands upon which the school buildings are situated and the grounds surrounding the school buildings which are designated as school property by a sign, fence or other similar type improvement;

C. "Unauthorized person" means any person who is not a student, teacher, employee, other school personnel, or persons conducting school business, making a delivery to the school or is not a person who is invited as that term is defined in this section.
(Ord. 55065 1, 1968: 1960 C. 809.010.)

15.74.020 Disturbing the peace.

No person shall wilfully or maliciously make or assist in making any noise, disturbance, or other improper diversion by which the peace, quietude or good order of any public, private or parochial school is disturbed.
(Ord. 56728 1 (a), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

McQuillin:

24.95 Offenses against property; trespass and encroachments

15.74.030 Language and conduct.

No person shall use profane, indecent or immoral language or indulge in indecent or immoral conduct in any building or on any property adjacent to any building in the city occupied as a public, private, or parochial school.
(Ord. 56728 1 (b), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

15.74.040 Trespasser to leave.

Any person found to be creating a disturbance in any private, public or parochial school or on the surrounding school grounds or on the fields or grounds lawfully used for school activities while such recreational areas or other activities are in progress shall leave immediately when so directed by the principal or by any other person designated by the principal.
(Ord. 56728 1 (c), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

15.74.050 Permission required to be on grounds.

No person shall enter or remain in any public, private or parochial school building between the hours of eight a.m. and four thirty p.m. on days such school is in session who is not a regularly enrolled student, teacher or other employee at such school, unless he shall have first and immediately proceeded to the administration offices and identified himself to the principal or the principal's designee and received permission so to enter or remain.

It is unlawful for any person to enter or remain in any public, private or parochial school, or on any public way within two hundred fifty feet of such premises, after being requested to leave by the principal or his designee.
(Ord. 56728 1 (d), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

15.74.060 Bothering students.

It is unlawful for any person to borrow or attempt to borrow any money or thing of value from any student in any public, private or parochial school property in the city or during any time when any student is going to or returning from any regularly scheduled session of any school without first obtaining the written approval of the principal of the school or other person designated by the principal to issue written approval.
(Ord. 56728 1 (e), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

15.74.070 Being on grounds after dark.

It is unlawful for any person to be on any school grounds after official sunset unless he is actively engaged in school sponsored functions, supervised recreational activities or is participating in an athletic event or is a spectator at such event.
(Ord. 56728 1 (f), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

V.A.M.S.:

569.140 Trespass in the first degree

15.74.080 Unauthorized person on grounds.

No unauthorized person shall enter upon the premises of any elementary, intermediate or secondary school.
(Ord. 56728 1 (g), 1974: prior Ord. 55065 2, 1968: 1960 C. 809.020.)

15.74.090 Penalty for violation of Sections 15.74.010--15.74.080.

Any person who shall violate Sections 15.74.010--15.74.080 upon conviction thereof shall be found guilty of a class I general offense.
(Ord. 57836 2, 1979: prior Ord. 56728 2, 1974: Ord. 55065 3, 1968: 1960 C. 809.030.)

15.74.100 Parking on grounds.

No person shall drive an automobile or motorcycle into or upon the premises of a public or private school for the purpose of stopping or parking thereon, except under the following circumstances:

A. The driver has the express consent of the principal in charge of the school to so park; or

B. The driver comes into the premises for the purpose of conducting school business and only then if the premises provide a designated parking area for the use of visitors' vehicles while that business is being conducted.
(Ord. 55065 4, 1968: 1960 C. 809.040.)

15.74.110 Penalty for violation of Section 15.74.100.

Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate the provisions of Section 15.74.100 upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars, nor more than one hundred dollars for each offense.
(Ord. 55065 5, 1968: 1960 C. 809.050.)

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