(A)   The Chief of Police is hereby authorized to direct all traffic, either in person, by the officers of the Police Department or by means of visible or audible signal.
   (B)   In the event of a fire, or other emergency, or to expedite traffic, or safeguard pedestrians, officers of the Police or Fire Department may direct traffic, as conditions may require, notwithstanding the provisions of this chapter.
   (C)   The Chief of Police is hereby empowered to make and enforce regulations necessary to make effective the provisions of this chapter and to make and enforce temporary regulations to cover emergencies. All such rules and regulations promulgated by the Chief of Police shall be filed at the next meeting of the Council following such promulgation.
(1976 Code, § 12-2-1)