(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to place, scatter, toss or throw handbills, booklets, cards, posters or other printed matter into or upon any street, sidewalk, alley or other public highway or portion thereof, or to place, scatter, toss or throw any handbill, circular, advertising card, pamphlet, booklet or other printed matter, into or attach the same to a motor vehicle parked or being driven upon any street or other highway in the city, or on any yard, lawn, driveway or porch, or in the vestibule of any building, or attach any of the same to any door or place where they may reasonably be expected to be blown by the wind or thrown by the occupant of the premises or by others into or upon the streets, sidewalks, alleys or other public highways, or portions thereof, so as to litter the streets, sidewalks, alleys or public highways, clog catch basins and sewers, create fire hazards, obstruct passage or create an unclean or filthy condition.
   (B)   Nothing in this section shall apply to newspapers or magazines or to anything delivered by the United States Postal Service.
   (C)   This section shall be liberally construed to permit the reasonable circulation of printed information so as not to suppress the freedom of the press, but shall be so enforced as to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the city.
(1985 Code, § 14-110) Penalty, see § 10.99