Strange Laws in California
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Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.
No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.
You cannot leave your car on the street overnight without the proper permit.
City Council order reads: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash."
You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.
Detonating a nuclear device within the city limits results in a $500 fine.
El Monte Laws
Pinball machines are outlawed, as well as mock horse racing games.
One must seek written permission from the Director of Public Works before playing baseball in a city park.
Hermosa Beach Laws
Public restrooms must be supplied with toilet paper.
Indian Wells Laws
It is illegal for a trumpet player to play his instrument with the intention of luring someone to a store.
Drinking intoxicating cement is prohibited.
Fortelling the future for donations is illegal.
It is illegal to posses, own or raise roosters. This is considered disturbing the peace.
Long Beach Laws
Cars are the only item allowed in a garage.
It is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course.
Los Angeles Laws It is illegal for a man to beat his wife with a strap wider than 2 inches without her consent.
You cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
It is illegal to cry on the witness stand.
It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church. Breaking this law is punishable by a fine of $500 and/or six months in prison
Zoot suits are prohibited.
Los Angeles County Laws
It is illegal to set metal balloons afloat in the air.
No person may charge admission to a house party.
Vehicles may not contain sound systems which allow someone to hear noise outside the vehicle. However, this does not apply to a vehicle which is attempting to sell something.
Pacific Grove Laws
It is illegal to molest butterflies.
It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.
One may not allow his or her dog to chase a squirrel in the summer.
Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house.
One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o'clock.
San Francisco Laws
Prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash
It is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear.
Persons classified as "ugly" may not walk down any street.
It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.
Giving or receiving oral sex is prohibited.
San Jose Laws
It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs.
Shasta Lake Laws
One may not raffle off a dog as a gift in any public place
Thousand Oaks Laws
Before a business may have a "going out of business sale", they must obtain a special permit from the city manager.
Kites may not be flown above 10 feet over the ground
Children may not wear a halloween mask unless they get a special permit from the sheriff.
Males may not dress as a female unless a special permit is obtained from the sheriff.
One may not leave sand in their own driveway.
Submitted by Kelly H.
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