4-6-6: HANDBILL REGULATIONS:
   A.   Throwing Or Distributing In Public Places; Penalty: No person shall throw or deposit any commercial or noncommercial handbill in or on any sidewalk, street or other public place within the City. Unless otherwise authorized by the City Council, it is an infraction, subject to penalty as provided in Section 1-4-1 of this Code, for any person to hand out, distribute or sell any commercial handbill in any public place; provided, however, that it shall not be unlawful on any sidewalk, street or other public place for any person to hand out or distribute, without charge to the receiver thereof, any noncommercial handbill to any person willing to accept it. (1998 Code § 10-440; amd. 2000 Code)
   B.   Placing On Vehicles: Unless otherwise authorized by the City Council, no person shall throw or deposit any commercial or noncommercial handbill in or on any vehicle; provided, however, that it shall not be unlawful in any public place for a person to hand out or distribute without charge to the receiver thereof a noncommercial handbill to any occupant of a vehicle who is willing to accept it. (1998 Code § 10-441)
   C.   Depositing On Uninhabited Or Vacant Premises: No person shall throw or deposit any commercial or noncommercial handbill in or on any private premises which are temporarily or continuously uninhabited or vacant. (1998 Code § 10-442)
   D.   Prohibiting Distribution Where Properly Posted: No person shall throw, deposit or distribute any commercial or noncommercial handbill on any private premises, if requested by anyone thereon not to do so or if there is placed on said premises in a conspicuous position near the entrance thereof a sign being the words "No Trespassing", "No Peddlers or Agents", "No Advertisements", or any similar notice, indicating in any manner that the occupants of the premises do not desire to be molested or to have their right of privacy disturbed or to have any such handbills left on such premises. (1998 Code § 10-443)
   E.   Distributing At Inhabited Private Premises: No person shall throw, deposit or distribute any commercial or noncommercial handbill in or on private premises which are inhabited, except by handing or transmitting any such handbill directly to the owner, occupant or other person then present in or on such private premises. However, in case of inhabited private premises which are not posted, as provided in this Section, such person, unless requested by anyone on such premises not to do so, may place or deposit any such handbill in or on such inhabited private premises if such handbill is so placed or deposited as to secure or prevent such handbill from being blown or drifted about such premises or sidewalks, streets or other public places, and except that mailboxes may not be so used when prohibited by Federal postal law or regulations. (1998 Code § 10-444)
   F.   Exception For Mail And Newspapers: The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to the distribution of mail by the United States, nor to newspapers, except that newspapers shall be placed on private property in such a manner so as to prevent their being carried or deposited by the elements on any street, sidewalk or other public place or on private property. (1998 Code § 10-445)
   G.   Posting Notice Prohibited: No person shall post or affix any notice, poster or other paper or device, calculated to attract the attention of the public, to any lamp post, public utility pole or shade tree, or on any public structure or building, except as may be authorized or required by law. (1998 Code § 10-446)