Section 24-4 Conducting business in streets, sidewalks, etc.

    (a) Whoever shall, upon any street, public place or sidewalk, expose or offer any merchandise or other property for show or sale, by auction or otherwise, except newspapers and pamphlets other than magazines, or conduct any business whatsoever, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor unless those persons are conducting business in public sidewalks in the central business district and have complied with the business licensing and health ordinances and regulations, where applicable.

    (b) "Central business district" shall mean that area set out in section 23-1 of this Code.

    (c) These provisions shall not be construed to affect or abrogate section 24-2, prohibiting the erection of structures in city rights-of-way.

(Code 1964, § 14.060)