No person shall place, maintain or display upon or in view of any highway, street or alley right of way any sign, signal or device intended to imitate or resemble, or which purports to be an authorized traffic control device or sign or signal, or which attempts to direct the movement of traffic, or which hides from view or interferes with the movement of traffic or the effectiveness of an official traffic control device or any railroad sign or signal. It is hereby declared that the location of any such unauthorized device or sign is a public nuisance which endangers the public health, safety and welfare. Upon location of any such authorized device or sign, the chief of police, or his designee, is hereby authorized and empowered to immediately remove such unauthorized device or sign. (Ord. 2009-43, 4-6-2009)