(a)   It shall be unlawful for any person to play ball, or hockey, or to throw or catch for sport, practice or pastime any ball or puck upon any street or alley within the City, in such a manner so as to impede the flow of traffic.
   (b)   It shall be unlawful for any person to place or maintain in the public right-of-way a sporting accessory in such a manner that the sporting accessory is impeding the flow of traffic or that persons using the sporting accessory are impeding the flow of traffic.
   (c)   It shall also be unlawful for persons utilizing or participating in an activity involving a sporting accessory to impede the flow of traffic.
      (1)   Definition. For purposes of this section, SPORTING ACCESSORY shall be defined as portable basketball pole, backboard or hoop, portable hockey net or other portable sporting equipment which when placed in the street would impede the flow of traffic.
      (2)   Penalty.  Violation of this subsection (c) shall result in a progressive penalty. A person shall be fined $25.00 for the first offense and shall be fined double the amount for each subsequent offense.
   (d)   Community and charitable organizations may seek a waiver of enforcement for certain events. This waiver may be received from the City Clerk.
(Ord. 120, passed 8-3-1909; Ord. 3437, passed 6-14-1999; Ord. 3769, passed 5-24-2010)