Series 105 2004 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 105-183; Ord. 18063; Amending Chapter 24 of the City Code as it relates to the obstruction of streets and sidewalks
Bill No. B111-04
amending Chapter 24 of the City Code as it relates to the obstruction of streets and
and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances of the
City of Columbia, Missouri, is
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be deleted in
strikeout; material to be added underlined.
Sec. 24-2. Obstructing streets and sidewalks.
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
(a) 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
so construed as 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 packages same do not occupy
one-fourth of the width thereof of the sidewalk, or remain thereon on
the sidewalk for more than
two (2) hours.
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 19th day of April, 2004.