Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21095 on 09/19/2011, Section 16-163 read as follows.


    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to post or cause to be posted any bill, or paint, write or print, or cause to be painted, written or printed, any sign or device on any sidewalk, street, bridge, viaduct, pole, tree, post or on any wall, building or structure, or other property of another, unless in the case of private property, the prior consent of the owner thereof has been secured. For the purposes of this section, the presence of any bill, sign, device, painting, or printing in a location prohibited by this section which contains or includes the name of a business or corporation or the name by which a business or corporation is doing business, shall be prima facie evidence that both the business or corporation and its manager(s), officer(s) and director(s) had knowledge thereof and had posted, painted, written, or printed such bill, sign, device, painting or printing in such location or caused the same to be posted, painted, written or printed in such location. Further for the purposes of this section, the presence of any bill, sign, device, painting or printing in a location prohibited by this section which shall contain or include the name of any person shall be prima facie evidence that such person had knowledge thereof and had posted, painted, written or printed such bill, sign, device, printing or painting in such location or caused the same to be posted, painted, written or printed in such location.

    (b) The director of public works community development  is hereby authorized to issue permits allowing the placing of house numbers on curbs on public streets and other public rights-of-way and to promulgate rules and regulations governing the size, style, location and materials to be used in such numbering which will assure that such numbering is easily legible and uniform throughout the city. The director of public works community development is authorized to issue permits under such conditions and to such persons as the director deems competent and responsible to see that the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder are carried out. The provisions of paragraph (a) of this section shall not apply to the placing of street numbers on curbs which conform to the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder and for which a permit has been issued.

(Code 1964, §§ 7.1115, 7.1120)

     Cross reference(s)--Signs generally, Ch. 23.