654.04  PERMISSION OF COUNCIL REQUIRED TO OCCUPY STREET WITH TRACKS.
   (a)   No railroad company or person owning, operating or controlling the same shall enter upon or occupy, for the use of its track or switches or for any other purpose, any street or public ground of any kind, or any part thereof, within the corporate limits without first having obtained the written consent of Council, which written consent shall be recorded at length in the journal of the City, or without such street or public ground having first been condemned for such purpose in accordance with the statutes in such cases made and provided.
(1969 Code Sec. 75.55)
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. The penalty shall be as provided in Section 698.02.