(A)   Trees and shrubs growing upon or near the lot line or upon public ground and interfering with the use or construction of any public improvements shall be deemed as obstruction under this subchapter. Said trees, shrubs and their roots may be removed by the municipality at the expense of the owner of the property upon which the tree or shrub is located should the owner fail or neglect after notice to do so. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to obstruct or encumber by fences, gates, buildings, structures or otherwise any of the streets, alleys or sidewalks.
(Prior Code, § 8-104)
   (B)   Persons engaged in the erection, construction, reconstruction, wrecking or repairing of any building or the construction or repair of a sidewalk along any street may occupy the public street space with such building material and equipment as long as is necessary if such persons shall make application to and receive a permit in writing from the Utilities Superintendent to do so; provided, no permit for the occupancy of the sidewalk space and more than one-third of the roadway of the public space adjacent to the real estate on which said building is to be constructed, erected, reconstructed, wrecked or repaired shall be granted; and, provided further, a suitable passageway for pedestrians shall be maintained within the public space included in the permit which shall be protected and lighted in the manner required by the Utilities Superintendent.
(Prior Code, § 8-105)
Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   Related provisions, see Neb. RS 17-557.01