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(A) Removal of encroachment. Encroachments and obstructions in the street may be removed and excavations refilled and the expense of such removal or refilling charged to the abutting land owner when made or permitted by him or her or suffered to remain by him or her, otherwise than in accordance with the terms and conditions of this chapter. The procedure for collection of such expenses shall be as prescribed in § 150.01 of this code of ordinances. The City Council may by resolution permit the continuance of an existing encroachment. No such resolution shall vest any permanent rights in the person owning or occupying the structure which encroaches upon the street.
(Prior Code, § 4.55)
(B) Temporary street closings. The manager shall have authority to temporarily close any street, or portion thereof, when he or she shall deem such street to be unsafe or temporarily unsuitable for use for any reason. He or she shall cause suitable barriers and signs to be erected on said street, indicating that the same is closed to public travel. When any street or portion thereof shall have been closed to public travel, no person shall drive any vehicle upon or over said street, except as the same may be necessary incidentally to any street repair or construction work being done in the area closed to public travel. No person shall move or interfere with any sign or barrier erected pursuant to this section without authority from the Manager.
(Prior Code, § 4.56)
Penalty, see § 10.99