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(1) It is a violation of this code for any person to remain in any public place and intentionally solicit, entice, induce or procure another person to commit an act of prostitution as provided in this chapter.

(2) “Public place” shall include any area generally visible to public view, including streets, sidewalks, bridges, alleys, plazas, parks, driveways, parking lots, automobiles (whether moving or not), and buildings open to the general public, including those which serve food or drink, or provide entertainment, and the doorways and entrances to buildings or dwellings and the grounds enclosing them.

(3) Among the circumstances which may be considered in determining whether the actor intends the conduct prohibited by this section shall include:

(a) Attempting to stop or attract the attention of passersby, including the occupants of vehicles, by repeated beckoning to or other gestures or expressive conduct;

(b) Being located in an area or place where it is commonly known that the conduct prohibited by this chapter occurs;

(c) Being a known prostitute, panderer, or solicitor of prostitutes;

(d) The believability of any explanation offered by the person at the time of the incident regarding their presence and conduct.

(4) A known prostitute, panderer or solicitor of prostitutes shall include any person who has been convicted of violating this chapter or any like or similar law or any law dealing with prostitution or lewd or immoral conduct in any other jurisdiction.

(5) Prostitution loitering is a misdemeanor. [Ord. 3486 § 2, 2001; Code 1970 § 9.13.050.]