THE CITY OF PALM BAY, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, adopted Ordinance 2005-76 on November 17, 2005. The ordinance makes it unlawful for any sexual predator or sexual offender to enter into or upon any residence, including the cartilage thereof, any designated private or public school facilities or grounds, including school bus stops, any day-care center, library, after-care center, park, playground, hospital, hospice facility, nursing home, adult day-care center, dwelling, domicile, or other place where children or vulnerable adults may reside or regularly congregate, to make deliveries or perform work.
The ordinance defines “vulnerable adults” and a copy of the ordinance can be obtained from the City Clerk’s office located at 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL 32907.
Any person who violates the ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree punishable by a fine of $500.00 and a term of imprisonment not exceeding sixty (60) days. A second or subsequent conviction is punishable, as a first degree misdemeanor, by a fine of $1,000.00 and a term of imprisonment not exceeding one (1) year.
For additional information please contact the Investigations Division of the Palm Bay Police Department at 321-952-3492 or email Ron.Lugo@pbfl.org