(a)   No person shall place or knowingly drop upon any part of a sidewalk, playground or other public place any tacks, bottles, wire, glass, nails or other articles which may damage property of another or injure any person or animal traveling along or upon such sidewalk or playground.
   (b)   No person shall drive any vehicle on, walk on, or allow any animal upon, or injure or deface in any way, any soft or newly laid sidewalk pavement.
   (c)   No person shall place, deposit or maintain any merchandise, goods, material or equipment upon any sidewalk except for such reasonable time as may be actually necessary for the delivery or pick-up of such articles. This subsection does not apply to the placement of newsracks installed, placed or maintained pursuant to and in accordance with Chapter 731 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights.
(Ord. 33-1984. Passed 9-17-84.)
   (d)   No person shall unload upon, or transport any heavy merchandise, goods, material or equipment over or across any sidewalk or curb without first placing some sufficient protection over the pavement to protect against damage or injury. The affected area shall be rendered safe and free from danger.
   (e)   No person shall allow any cellar or trap door, coal chute or elevator or lift opening in any sidewalk to remain open without providing suitable safeguards to protect and warn pedestrian traffic of the dangerous condition.
   (f)   No owner or occupant of abutting lands shall fail to keep the sidewalks free from snow, ice or any nuisance.
   (g)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.