CALIFORNIA PENAL CODE VIOLATIONS http://www.sbsheriff.org/lawsays.html
374.3(a) P.C. - UNLAWFUL DUMPING OF WASTE (URINATING IN PUBLIC)
It is unlawful to dump or cause to be dumped any waste matter in or upon any public or private highway or road,
including any portion of the right-of-way thereof, or in or upon any private property into or upon which the public is
admitted by easement or license, or upon any private property without the consent of the owner, or in or upon any
public park or other public property other than property designated or set aside for that purpose by the governing
board or body having charge of that property. Any person violating this section is guilty of an infraction.
A person convicted of this violation shall be punished by a mandatory fine of not less than $100 nor more than
$1,000 upon a first conviction. This violation occurs quite frequently in Isla Vista and the violators will always receive
a citation. The standard fine for "Urinating in Public" is $270 for the first conviction.
647(f) P.C.- PUBLIC INTOXICATION
Any person who is found in any public place under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, controlled
substance, toluene, or any combination of any intoxicating liquor, drug, controlled substance, or toluene, in such a
condition that he or she is unable to exercise care for his or her own safety or the safety of others, or by reason of
his or her being under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, controlled substance, toluene, or any
combination of any intoxicating liquor, toluene, or any combination of any intoxicating liquor, drug, or toluene,
interferes with or obstructs or prevents the tree use of any street, sidewalk, or other public way.
A person convicted of this offense usually spends the evening in county jail and is released with no additional fines,
but possibly probation. A second conviction of public intoxication means a fine and additional time in the county jail.
25658 (a) B&P - FURNISH ALCOHOL TO MINOR
Every person who sells, furnishes, gives, or causes to be sold, furnished, or given away, any alcoholic beverage to
any person under the age of 21 years is guilty of a misdemeanor.
This violation requires a mandatory court appearance and the fine imposed will be at the discretion of the judge.
25662 B&P - MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL (MIP)
Any person under the age of 21 years who has any alcoholic beverage in his or her possession on any street or
highway or in any public place or in any place open to the public is guilty of a misdemeanor. This is probably the
most common violation occurring in Isla Vista.
A person convicted of a "Minor in Possession" includes a mandatory court appearance, as well as a mandatory
suspension of your drivers license for a year, up to $675 in fines, or proof of completion of the Youth Offender
25661 B&P - POSSESSION OF FALSE ID
Any person under the age of 21 years who presents or offers to any licensee, his or her agent or employee. any
written, printed, or photostatic evidence of age and identity which is false, fraudulent or not actually his or her own
for the purpose of ordering, purchasing, attempting to purchase or otherwise procuring or attempting to procure, the
serving of any alcoholic beverage, or who has in his or her possession any false or fraudulent written, printed, or
photostatic evidence of age and identity, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
The violator shall be punished by a fine of at least $250, no part of which shall be suspended. This violation requires
a mandatory court appearance.
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ORDINANCES
36-2 Co. Ord. - PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL
It is unlawful for any person to drink or consume any intoxicating liquor in the unincorporated areas of the county
upon any public street, public sidewalk, public highway, public parking lot or public alley.
36-3 Co. Ord. - DISPLAY OF OPEN CONTAINER
No person shall have in his or her possession on any public street or other area described in section 36-2 any bottle,
can, or other receptacle containing any intoxicating liquor which has been opened, or a seal broken, or the contents
of which have been partially removed.
Any violation of either 36-2 or 36-3 Co Ord is an infraction punishable by a fine of $108 with an additional fine of
$125 to the VRF (Victims Relief Fund) for the first conviction.
40-2 Co. Ord. - NIGHTTIME NOISE RESTRICTIONS
It shall be unlawful within the unincorporated area of the County of Santa Barbara to make, assist in making, permit,
continue, create, or cause to be made, any loud and unreasonable noise, music, percussion or other sound which is
broadcast outside of any residence or building by means of any amplified musical instrument, drum, or similar
device, or by means of any radio, loudspeaker, sound amplifier or phonograph, or by means of or employing any
similar device which amplifies and produces, reproduces or broadcasts sound, during any of the following periods of
1. the night and following morning of any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday between the
hours of 10:00 p.m. of such day and 7:00 a.m. the following morning; or,
2. the morning hours after midnight of any Friday or Saturday, between 12:00, midnight, following such day,
and 7:00 a.m. the following morning.
Any person, partnership, firm, or corporation whether as principal, agent, employee or otherwise who shall violate
any provision of this ordinance is guilty of an infraction. A fine of $108 will be imposed upon the first conviction.
1993-2 IVRPRD - POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL IN IV PARKS
No person shall consume any alcoholic beverage, or have in his or her possession any bottle, can, or other receptacle
containing any alcoholic beverage which is open, or has a seal broken, or the contents of which have been partially
removed, in or upon the properties of the Isla Vista Recreation & Park District
Any person violating this ordinance is guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine of $108 upon the first conviction.