(a)   No person pursuant to eviction proceedings shall place or cause to be placed personal property upon the lawn or public right of way without securely covering such property with material suitable to obscure the contents from passersby, protect such personal property from weather, and confine such property from escape.
   (b)   Personal property on a lawn or in the public right of way pursuant to an eviction beyond 5:00 p.m. on the day of the eviction is deemed to be "litter, junk or trash" as provided for in Section 917.01(c).
   (c)   No owner or other person in control of premises from which a tenant is evicted shall permit the personal property being set out to remain in the public right of way beyond 5:00 p.m. of the day following removal of the tenant’s property to the public right of way.
   (d)   No person shall knowingly obtain or exert control over property removed to the public right of way as a result of an eviction unless specifically authorized to do so by the owner of such property, the owner of the real property, or the Public Works Director of the City.
   (e)   Whoever violates subsections (a), (b) or (c) hereof is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. Whoever violates subsection (d) hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. (Ord. 97-132. Passed 5-20-97.)