No person shall use any of the sidewalks, streets or alleys within the City for the storage, keeping or displaying thereon of any goods, wares, merchandise, produce, provisions, vegetables, boxes, barrels or showcases without first obtaining the permission of the City Council to do so. The storing, keeping or displaying of any article hereinbefore mentioned on any public sidewalk, street or alley without first having secured the permission of the City Council as hereinbefore provided is hereby declared to be and constitute a public nuisance and in addition to the penalties provided for this Code, proceedings may be instituted in the Circuit Court of the County for the abatement of the nuisance. No such permission as hereinbefore provided shall be granted by the City Council to any person, until proof of public liability insurance, running to the benefit of the City, in amounts not less than $100,000.00 and $300,000.00 is filed by the person.
(Ord. 100, passed 8-3-1909; Ord. 1799, passed 8-24-1964)