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Dumb Laws: A–peeling in the City of Ventura

Dumb Laws:  A–peeling in the City of Ventura

Cleanliness of public places. It shall be unlawful for any person to throw or otherwise place any orange, viagra 100mg banana or other fruit peel, or to spit or expectorate, upon the floor of any street railway car or other public conveyance, or public hall, or public building, or on any sidewalk or upon the […]

Dumb Laws–Ventura County and the signs of the times

Dumb Laws–Ventura County and the signs of the times

All regulations have a purpose.  At least, they always define a purpose for the regulation, otherwise they would have no purpose at all except to annoy the public. Sign regulations in the County of Ventura have a very good purpose.  Under Article 10 section 8110-0 they give that purpose, in a very clear and purposeful […]

Dumb Laws–Simi Valley and the Urban Chicken

Dumb Laws–Simi Valley and the Urban Chicken

By Debra Tash There must be something with Simi Valley and birds.  First we discover their aversion to crows now it’s chickens.  At the July 21st Council Meeting a very articulate teen named Hannah got up and spoke during Public Comments.  You can find her comments at the 29 minute mark if you go the […]

Dumb Laws–The Simi Valley of the Birds

Dumb Laws–The Simi Valley of the Birds

  This may not be a dumb law, just a why do they have a law like this sort of law.   Under Article 8 section 6-1.801 of the municipal code: Feeding of certain birds is prohibited.: No person shall intentionally feed crows or ravens anywhere within the City limits of the City of Simi […]

Dumb “Confusing” Laws– Calculating Ventura County Animal Units

Dumb “Confusing” Laws– Calculating Ventura County Animal Units

Now we understand the need to limit the number and type of animals people keep on their property.  No one wants to live next to a zoo and nurturing four hundred snakes may be over doing it a bit.  However, to determine just what kind of critter you want to keep and the number of […]

Dumb Laws–To go out of business you need a permit in Thousand Oaks

Dumb Laws–To go out of business you need a permit in Thousand Oaks

This is the first of what we hope will be many installments of: Dumb Laws.  Dumb laws are created every day in our fair country.  Like malformed pancakes they are just thrown out on the pile whether they are pretty or not, or whether or not they make any sense and are cost-effective or even […]