Wheat Ridge Municipal Code Chapter 16 Article IX

Sec. 16-201. General prohibition.

(a) Any person who performs or offers or agrees to perform any act of sexual intercourse, fellatio, cunnilingus, masturbation, or anal intercourse with any person not his spouse in exchange for money or other thing of value commits prostitution.

(b) In this section:

(1) Fellatio means any act of oral stimulation of the penis.

(2) Cunnilingus means any act of oral stimulation of the vulva or clitoris.

(3) Masturbation means stimulation of the genital organs by manual or other bodily contact exclusive of sexual intercourse.

(4) Anal intercourse means contact between human beings of the genital organs of one and the anus of another.

(c) Prostitution is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-69), 5-23-88)

Sec. 16-202. Solicitation prohibited.

(a) A person commits soliciting for prostitution if he:

(1) Solicits another for the purpose of prostitution; or

(2) Arranges or offers to arrange a meeting of persons for the purpose of prostitution; or

(3) Directs another to a place knowing such direction is for the purpose of prostitution.

(b) Soliciting for prostitution is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-70), 5-23-88)

Sec. 16-203. Keeping a place of prostitution.

(a) Any person who has or exercises control over the use of any place which offers seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution and who performs any one (1) or more of the following commits keeping a place of prostitution if he:

(1) Knowingly grants or permits the use of such place for the purpose of prostitution; or

(2) Permits the continued use of such place for the purpose of prostitution after becoming aware of facts or circumstances from which he should reasonably know that the place is being used for the purpose of prostitution.

(b) Keeping a place of prostitution is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-71), 5-23-88)

Sec. 16-204. Patronizing a prostitute.

(a) Any person who performs any of the following with a person not his spouse commits patronizing a prostitute:

(1) Engages in an act of sexual intercourse or of deviate sexual conduct with a prostitute; or

(2) Enters or remains in a place of prostitution with intent to engage in an act of sexual intercourse or deviate sexual conduct.

(b) Patronizing a prostitute is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-72), 5-23-88)

Sec. 16-205. Promoting prostitution.

(a) Any person who, for pecuniary gain, furnishes or makes available to another person any facility, knowing that the same is to be used for or in aid of prostitution, or who advertises in any manner that he furnishes or is willing to furnish or make available any such facility for such purposes, commits promoting prostitution.

(b) Facility, as used in this section, means any place or thing which provides seclusion, privacy, opportunity, protection, comfort, or assistance to or for a person or persons engaging or intending to engage in prostitution.

(c) Promoting prostitution is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-73), 5-23-88)

Sec. 16-206. Public indecency.

(a) Any person who performs any of the following in a public place or where the conduct may reasonably be expected to be viewed by members of the public commits public indecency:

(1) An act of sexual intercourse; or

(2) An act of deviate sexual intercourse; or

(3) A lewd exposure of the body done with intent to arouse or to satisfy the sexual desire of any person; or

(4) A lewd fondling or caressing of the body of another person.

(b) Public indecency is unlawful.

(Ord. No. 1988-756, § 3(14-74), 5-23-88)

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