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(a) No person shall wilfully and substantially obstruct the free passage of any person or persons on any street, sidewalk, passageway or other public place.
(b) Penalty. Any person who shall violate the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of an infraction, the penalty for which shall be a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500.
(1) It is not intended that this Section shall apply where its application would result in an interference with or inhibition of any exercise of the constitutionally protected right of freedom of speech or assembly; and
(2) nothing contained herein shall be deemed to prohibit persons from sitting on public benches or other public facilities provided for such purpose.
(Added by Ord. 454-79, App. 9/7/79)