§ 97.09  AWNINGS, SHEDS, PORCHES.
   (A)   No person shall hereafter build, construct or maintain any awning, shed, porch, building or other structure or purpresture which is made or composed of wood, iron, cement or other inflexible material, upon, over or across any street, alley or sidewalk, which may in any manner interfere or obstruct the travel or traffic of any street, alley or sidewalk. Provided however, this section shall not be construed so as to prevent the construction and use of awnings made of canvas, cloth or other textile fabrics for the protection of mercantile houses or residences which are kept in good repair and which do not obstruct or interfere with the travel or traffic upon sidewalks, streets or alleys. 
('69 Code, § 18-11)
   (B)   All awnings sheds, porches, buildings, structures or purprestures now erected or constructed, which are made or composed of wood, iron, cement or other inflexible material and which interfere with, obstruct or impede the travel or traffic upon any street, alley or sidewalk are hereby declared to be public nuisances. 
('69 Code, § 18-12)
(Ord. passed 6-6-16)  Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   See ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 11-80-14