Lying down on sidewalk is illegal

Bums and vagrants probably purposely violate this law just to get a good night’s sleep in a warm prison cell.

Sec. 8.12.015. Sitting or lying down on public sidewalks in the downtown redevelopment district prohibited.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, no person shall sit or lie down upon a public sidewalk, or upon a blanket, chair, stool, or any other object placed upon a public sidewalk in the downtown redevelopment district, as it is defined in section 18.07.040 of the Reno Municipal Code.

(Ord. No. 4482, � 1, 2-28-95)

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