Section 24-2 Obstructing streets and sidewalks.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018063 on 04/19/2004, Section 24-2 read as follows.
Any person who shall deposit, place, paint, write, erect or
maintain any structure, material,
article, substance, decoration or thing on, in or above any street, curb, gutter, park, parkway,
sidewalk or public place of the city, except as specifically authorized by the city council by
resolution, or as otherwise provided for by ordinance or this Code, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor; provided, however
that a person owning or operating a restaurant, coffee shop or other business may provide
tables, chairs, plants or seating accommodations for its customers on the sidewalks adjacent to
the business subject to the condition that a straight, unobstructed pathway at least sixty (60)
inches wide be maintained on the sidewalk along the entire length of the sidewalk used by the
(b) that nothing in this section shall
to prevent any merchant or tradesman
from placing any packages of merchandise, which
he the merchant or tradesman
receiving or sending away, upon any sidewalk if the
do not occupy more than one-fourth of the width
thereof of the sidewalk
, or remain
the sidewalk for
more than two (2) hours.
(Code 1964, § 14.010)