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(a) Obstructions. No person shall obstruct any street, alley, sidewalk or other public way within the City by erecting thereon any fence or building, or permitting any fence or building to remain thereon. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day that any such fence or building is permitted to remain upon such public way.
(b) Ice and Snow.
(1) The owner, occupant or person having the care of any building or lot of land bordering on any street with a graded or paved sidewalk, within the first 24 hours after daylight following or during a fall of snow, shall cause the snow to be removed from such walk. This provision includes snow and ice falling from any building.
(2) Whenever such sidewalk or any part thereof becomes encumbered with ice, the owner, occupant or person in control, within the first 24 hours after daylight following or during its formation, shall cause such sidewalk to be made safe by removing such ice or sprinkling the same with sand or other suitable substance.
(c) Unloading. No person shall unload any heavy material in the streets of the City by throwing or letting the same fall upon the pavement of any street, alley, sidewalk or other public way, without first placing some sufficient protection over the pavement.
(d) Materials. No person shall encumber any street or sidewalk or, being the owner, occupant or person having the care of any building or lot of land bordering on any street or sidewalk permit the same to be encumbered with barrels, boxes, cans, articles or substances of any kind, so as to interfere with the free and unobstructed use thereof.
(Ord. 63-1. Passed 1-3-63; Ord. 2003-4. Passed 2-13-03.)
(e) Penalty. Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be subject to the penalty provided in Section 698.02.