A disorderly house is defined as any building, dwelling, place, establishment, or premises where there are violations of City ordinances or state laws concerning:
- Sale of liquor or 3.2 beer
- Solicitation to vice
- Lewd or indecent behavior
- Sale or use of drugs
Such establishments can be considered a public nuisance and dealt with under those ordinances.
Reporting a Disorderly House
Complaints should be directed to the Police Department at 651-291-1111, to make them aware of the problem and to establish a record of complaints for presentation as evidence. Residents can also use the petition process to bring the nuisance to the attention of the City Council for action.(see Public Nuisance)