(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, other than the city, to construct or maintain any building or other structure, or portion thereof, or appurtenance thereto, except sidewalks, walkways, steps, or driveways used as a means of approach, ingress and egress to and from privately owned real estate, on the publicly owned, or city property, within the city.  Any sidewalks, walkways, steps, and driveways, above mentioned, shall be privately constructed only after obtaining a permit so to do, issued and obtained from the office of the Building Inspector of the city as other building permits are issued and obtained.
   (B)   All privately owned structures prohibited by division (A) above or portions thereof, not included within the exceptions set out in division (A) above now standing or encroaching on public property shall be removed therefrom within 30 days after written notice to remove them issued by the office of the City Manager.
   (C)   In the case of the failure or refusal of any person to remove any of the structures prohibited by divisions (A) and (B) above within the limit of time fixed by the notice provided for in division (B) above, the city shall have the right to remove the structures at the cost of the abutting property owner or the owner of the land on which the structure is located.
('83 Code, § 151.02)  (Ord. 20-1954, passed 9-24-54)   Penalty, see § 151.99