Town of North Brentwood, MD
Prince George's County
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[Adopted as Ch. VII, Art. 4, Title 1, of the 1990 Code of Ordinances]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons within the Town to keep or maintain a house of ill fame or assignation, resorted to for the purpose of prostitution or lewdness; and it shall be unlawful for any person to visit such house of ill fame for purposes of inducing, enticing, or procuring another to commit a lewd act or an act of prostitution or moral perversion.
A. 
No person within the Town shall set up or keep any gaming table, or any house, for the purpose of engaging in a game of chance; nor engage in running or promoting the use of any kind of gaming table or gaming device adopted, devised and designated for the purpose of playing any game of chance for money or property; nor shall induce, entice and permit any person to bet or play at or upon any such gaming table or device.
B. 
Any person upon conviction of such offense shall be subject to the penalties provided herein, and in addition, any business permits issued to owners of any premises upon offense shall have been committed, may be revoked by order of the Mayor and Council.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article or any lawful order issued by the police in pursuance thereof, or committing any of the acts declared to be unlawful by this article, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $100, or may be confined to the county jail for a period not to exceed 30 days, and where the offense is of a continuing nature, each day's violation shall be deemed a separate offense.