"Our feeling is that, although he struck down the state statute, our ordinance is drafted more narrowly," said Greg Stephens, Orem's city attorney.
"But we are still OK."
said the city does not ban begging on sidewalks but does on the actual roadway.
Stephens, Orem's attorney, said the city did not ban panhandling, but any soliciting activity in actual roadways.
It also bans people from begging near ATMs and in front of businesses without the owners' permission.
The ordinance permits passive appeals for money from the sidewalk, Stephens