§ 99.020  OBSTRUCTING FREE PASSAGE UPON STREETS AND SIDEWALKS.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct the free passage along and upon any street, sidewalk, space between sidewalk and curbing, or commonly traveled portion of a street or other public place, and to place or permit to be placed upon such street, sidewalk, space between sidewalk and curbing, or commonly traveled portion of a street or any other public place, any thing or object whatsoever so as to obstruct or block the use thereof, or so to endanger the life or limb, or property of other using such passage.
   (B)   The city by and through its Board of Public Safety, may grant a permit to exempt any person or organization from the prohibitions set out in the preceding paragraph.
   (C)   The city by and through its Board of Public Safety, shall enact rules and regulations governing the use of it rights-of-way by those persons or organizations granted a permit pursuant to paragraph (B) of this section. The rules and regulations may include:
      (1)   The price of the permit.
      (2)   Limitation on the size, location and duration of any structure placed on the city's rights-of-way.
      (3)   A requirement that the permittee indemnify the city against any loss arising out of the use of the permit.
      (4)   Any other matter affecting the public health, safety and welfare.
   (D)   The rules and regulations enacted by the Board of Public Safety shall be subject to subsequent ratification by resolution of the Common Council.
('74 Code, § 25-1)  (Ord. G-06-88, passed 4-12-88)  Penalty, see § 99.999