It shall be unlawful and a public nuisance for any
person, firm or corporation, owning, leasing, occupying, or having possession of
any private property in the city to maintain such property in such a manner that
any of the following conditions are found to exist thereon:
structures, or other surfaces upon which
graffiti exists. Graffiti, as
used in this chapter, shall mean defacement, damage, or destruction by the
presence of paint, ink, chalk, dye, or other similar substance; or by carving,
etching, or other engraving.
A. Unlawful Acts. It is unlawful for any person,
firm, or corporation that owns, occupies or controls property in the city of San
Luis Obispo to maintain or fail to maintain such property in violation of
17.17.070 of this chapter for more than seventy-two hours.
B. Type of Offense. Any person who violates
17.17.075 of this chapter shall be guilty of an infraction. Violations shall
be punishable as set forth in Chapter 1.12 of the San Luis Obispo Municipal
Code. Nothing in this chapter shall be deemed or constituted to prevent the city
from commencing any civil proceeding otherwise authorized by law for the
declaration or abatement of a public nuisance. (Ord. 1412 § 2 (part), 2002: Ord.
1277 § 2 Ex. A, 1995)