52-4 District Court – Disorderly Conduct

 Disorderly Conduct Offenses at the 52-4 District Court in Troy, Michigan

The following is a list of Disorderly Conduct Ordinance violations that are handled by the Troy City Attorney against individuals.  For violations of this local ordinance, contact Hilf & Hilf, PLC for help from experienced criminal defense lawyers.

98.05.01 Trespass by Willful Entry.  No person shall willfully enter upon the lands or premises of another, without lawful authority, after having been forbidden to do so by the owner or occupant, agent or servant of the owner or occupant. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

98.05.02 Trespass by Refusing to Depart. No person, except a person with lawful authority, shall neglect or refuse to depart from the land or premises of another, after having been notified to depart by the owner or occupant, or agent or servant of either. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.03 Enter Without Permission. No person shall enter an occupied dwelling or garage, whether attached or unattached, without permission of the owner, owner’s agent or occupant. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.04 Fight in Public. No person shall engage in any disturbance or fight in any public place. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.05 Loud Conduct. No person shall disturb the peace and quiet by loud, boisterous or vulgar conduct. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.06 Permit or Allow Loud Conduct. No person shall permit or allow any noisy, boisterous, or disorderly persons to be in any place occupied or controlled by him or her. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.07 Furnish or Provide Location for Illegal Purposes. No person shall furnish or provide any location for another person with reason to know that the location may be used to commit an illegal act, including but not limited to the illegal use or possession of a controlled substance or alcohol. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.08 Congregate for Illegal Purpose. No person shall collect or stand in a crowd or encourage others to stand or collect in a crowd for an illegal purpose in any public place. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.09 Roughly Crowd Another Person. No person shall intentionally push or bump or roughly crowd another person in any public place. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.10 Obstruct Passage of Another Person. No person shall intentionally obstruct the free and uninterrupted passage of another person in any public place. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.11 Obstruct Traffic. No person shall play any game or congregate on any public street or sidewalk so as to interfere with the regular flow of traffic. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.12 Throw Object From Vehicle. No person shall throw or propel any snowball, missile or object from any moving motor vehicle. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.13 Throw Object at Vehicle. No person shall throw or propel any snowball, missile or object at a motor vehicle. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.14 Spit in Public. No person shall spit on any floor or seat of any public carrier, or on any floor, wall, seat or equipment of any place of public assemblage. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.15 Contribute to Delinquency of Minor. No person shall by act, or word, encourage, contribute to, cause or tend to cause, any person under the age of 17 years to become neglected or delinquent. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.16 Fireworks. No person shall fire, discharge, display, or possess any fireworks, except as permitted by state law. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.17 Beg in Public. No person shall beg in any public place. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.18 Targeted Residential Picketing. The City Council declares that:

a. The protection and preservation of the home is fundamental to democratic government.

b. The public health, safety and welfare and good order of the community require that residents of the City be able to enjoy a feeling of well-being, peacefulness, tranquility, safety, and privacy in their homes, and when absent from their homes carry with them the sense of security inherent to the assurance that they may return to the enjoyment of their homes.

c. Protecting the safety of the occupants of each home and their guests as they enter their home is of paramount importance.

d. The practice of picketing in front of or about residences causes emotional disturbance and distress to the occupants and guests, as well as to the occupants of adjacent residences, and obstructs and interferes with the free use of public sidewalks and that such practice destroys the well being, peacefulness, tranquility, safety, and privacy associated with the home and neighborhood.

e. The picketing of residences has as its object the harassing of occupants, and without resort to picketing of residences full opportunity exists under the terms and provisions of this ordinance, for the exercise of freedom of speech and other constitutional rights.

f. The practice of picketing directed or focused at a particular residence, has by its nature as its true objective the harassing of occupants, which is not consistent with a citizen’s right to privacy or the government’s interest in ensuring peaceful and safe residential neighborhoods.

No person shall engage in picketing in front of, about or adjacent to a residence. Nothing in this section shall prohibit picketing, to the extent that such activity is protected under the Michigan or United States Constitutions. Nothing in this section shall prohibit a person from proceeding in a residential area along a defined route provided the person does not stop at or repeatedly pass any particular residence. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.05.19 Price Gouging During Declared Emergency. No person, during an emergency declared by City Council or the City Manager, shall charge more than the normal average retail price for any merchandise sold. A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.