No person shall place or maintain or cause to be placed or maintained any plant, tree, object, or vehicle having a height between three feet above the grade of any street or less than eight feet on any street or alley intersection which obstructs traffic.  Such obstruction is deemed a public nuisance because it endangers the public safety.  Any person refusing, failing, or neglecting to abate any such traffic obstruction after proper notice has been given shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.  Utility poles, street name signs, traffic control signs and other devices placed in such area under lawful authority of the city shall be exempt.
(`88 Code, Ch. 10, § 11.01)  (Ord. 260, passed 1-10-89)  Penalty, see § 70.99
   Impeding traffic prohibited, see § 71.15
   Nuisances, see Chapter 94