Ordinances

ARTICLE 701

Advertising

701.01 Posting Prohibited
701.02 Posting Declared A Nuisance
701.03 Scattering Advertisements, Paper, Samples
701.99 Penalty

CROSS REFERENCES

Trees and Shrubs - See S.U. & P.S. Art. 910
Signs - See ZON. Art. 1320

701.01 POSTING PROHIBITED.

No person shall post, stick, stamp, paint or otherwise fix, or cause the same to be done by any person, any notice, placard, bill, card, poster, advertisement or other paper or device calculated to attract the attention of the public to or upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, curb or curbstone, flagstone or any other portion or part of any public way or public place, or any lamppost, electric light, telegraph or telephone pole, railway structure, hydrant, shade tree or tree-box, or upon the piers, columns, trusses, girders, railings, gates or other parts of any public bridge or viaduct or other public structure or building, or upon any pole, box or fixture of the fire alarm or police telegraph system, or any vehicle, not the property of the person posting, except such as may be authorized or required by the laws of the United States or the State, and the ordinances, rules and regulations of the City. (Ord. 1481 §1Passed 7/23/57; Ord. 3195 §1. Passed 6/7/88.)

701.02 POSTING DECLARED A NUISANCE.

The posting, sticking, stamping, painting or otherwise affixing, or causing the same to be done, of any notice, placard, bill, card, poster, advertisement or other paper or device calculated to attract the attention of
the public to or upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, curb or curbstone, flagstone or other portion or part of any public way or public place, or on any lamppost, electric light, telegraph or telephone pole, railway structure, hydrant, shade tree or tree-box, or upon the piers, columns, trusses, girders, railings, gates or other parts of any public bridge or viaduct or other public structure or building, or upon any pole, box, or fixture of the fire alarm or police telegraph system, or any vehicle, not the property of the person posting, except such as may be authorized or required by the laws of the United States or the State, and the ordinances, rules and regulations of the City, are declared to be a nuisance. (Ord. 1481 §2. Passed 7/23/57; Ord. 3195 §2. Passed 6/7/88.)

701.03 SCATTERING ADVERTISEMENTS, WASTE PAPER, SAMPLES.

No person shall cast or place in the streets of the City, or on the pavements, sidewalks or footways thereof, or into the vestibules, yards or upon the porches of any dwelling or other outbuilding within the City, any papers, advertisements, handbills, circulars, waste papers or samples of any description. Nothing herein contained shall be held to apply to newspapers, mailed matter and addressed envelopes. (1946 Code C. 19 §18).

701.99 PENALTY.

Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be subject to the following penalties:

(a) First violation - A fine of $100.00, or thirty days imprisonment, or both;

(b) Second violation - A fine of $300.00, or sixty days imprisonment, or both;

(c) Third and each subsequent violation - A fine of $600.00, or ninety days imprisonment, or both;

(Ord. 1768 §1. Passed 11/13/62; Ord. 3242-Passed 2/7/89)