Funny Laws
California Funny Laws

-Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.
-Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
-Bathhouses are against the law.
-It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.
-Women may not drive in a house coat.
-No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.
-Community leaders passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to try and stop a child from playfully jumping over puddles of water.

California City Laws

Alhambra:
-You cannot leave your car on the street overnight without the proper permit.
Arcadia:
-Peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.
Baldwin Park:
-Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
Belvedere:
-City Council order reads: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash.
Blythe:
-You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.
Burlingame:
-It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds.
Cathedral City:
-It is prohibited to sleep in a parked vehicle.
-Persons may not ride their bicycles through the "Fountain of Life".
-One may not bring their dog to school.
Cerritos:
-All dog "waste" must be removed from any yard within seven days.
Chico:
-One must obtain a permit from the city to throw hay in a cesspool.
-It is illegal to own a green or smelly animal hide.
-Bowling on the sidewalk is illegal.
-Driving a herd of cattle down a street is against the law.
-It is illegal to plant a garden in any public street.
-Detonating a nuclear device within the city limits results in a $500 fine.
Dana Point:
-One may not use one's own restroom if the window is open.
Downey:
-It is illegal to wash your car in the street.
El Monte:
-Sandboxes may not be used as ashtrays.
-Pinball machines are outlawed, as well as mock horse racing games.
-Waitresses are not allowed to consume drinks bought by her customers.
Eureka:
-Persons may not sleep on a road.
-One must seek written permission from the Director of Public Works before playing baseball in a city park.
-Men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women
Fresno:
-No one may annoy a lizard in a city park.
-Skipping rocks in a city park is not allowed
-It is against the law to hold a private bingo game.
-Permanent markers may not be sold in the city limits.
-It is illegal to sell gasoline to a drunken person.
-Elementary schools may not host poker tournaments.
-Getting drunk on a playground is against the law.
Glendale:
-One may not take his dog on an elevator with him.
-A person must be 18 years old to buy a wax container.
-It is illegal to jump into a passing car.
-Cars may not be driven in reverse.
Hermosa Beach:
-Public restrooms must be supplied with toilet paper.
-No person may show his or her buttocks on a playground.
-It is illegal to pour salt on a highway.
Hollywood:
-It is illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.
Indian Wells:
-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.
-Crushing rocks in the city limits is forbidden.
Lafayette:
-You are forbidden to spit on the ground within 5 feet of another person.
Lodi:
-It is illegal to shoot "silly string" at parade participants.
Lompoc:
-It is illegal to posses, own or raise roosters.
Long Beach:
-Cars are the only item allowed in a garage.
-It is illegal to curse on a mini-golf course.
Los Angeles:
-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.
-You may not hunt moths under a street light.
-It is illegal to cry on the witness stand.
-Toads may not be licked.
-Zoot suits are prohibited.
-It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church.
Los Angeles County:
-All food in a childrens camp must be approved by the director before being used.
-It is illegal to set metal balloons afloat in the air.
-No person may charge admission to a house party.
-It is illegal to skateboard and roller-skate through the courthouse and library.
Norco:
-Vehicles may not contain sound systems which allow someone to hear noise outside the vehicle.
-It is unlawful to give another fireworks.
-All persons wishing to keep a rhinoceros as a pet must obtain a $100 license first.
-Growing oleander flowers is illegal.
Ontario:
-Roosters may not crow in the city limits.
Pacific Grove:
-It is illegal to molest butterflies.
Palm Springs:
-It is illegal to walk a camel down Palm Canyon Drive between the hours of four and six PM.
Pasadena:
-It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.
Portola:
-One may not allow his or her dog to chase a squirrel in the summer.
-It is illegal to fish from an overpass in the city.
-No person may carry a fish into a bar.
Prunedale:
-Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house.
Redlands:
-Motor vehicles may not drive on city streets unless a man with a lantern is wallking ahead of it.
Riverside:
-One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o'clock.
San Diego:
-It is illegal to shoot jackrabbits from the back of a streetcar.
-The owners of houses with Christmas lights on them past February second may be fined up to $250.
San Francisco:
-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:
-It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs.
San Luis Obispo:
-Using a gas-powered blower at a business on Sunday is prohibited.
Santa Monica:
-You may not play percussion instruments on the beach.
Shasta Lake:
-One may not raffle off a dog as a gift in any public place.
Simi Valley:
-Remote control cars can only be driven in designated areas of city parks.
Temecula:
-Ducks have the right of way to cross Rancho California St.
Thousand Oaks:
-Before a business may have a "going out of business sale", they must obtain a special permit from the city manager.
Walnut:
-Ice cream men must obtain a license before selling any ice cream from their car.
-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.
-Persons may not pick flowers from the city parks.
-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.
 
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