No person shall, without a license, place any goods or merchandise for sale or exhibition upon any sidewalk or cause to be placed thereon any goods in bottles, cans, cases or packages, or any empty boxes or packages at any time except that, for the purpose of loading or unloading, the articles may be placed upon the outer side of the sidewalk for that time as may be necessary to load or unload the articles, but in no instance shall any articles be left upon the sidewalk in the nighttime or in a way as to obstruct the sidewalk.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 9.803; 1992 Code, § 38-8) (Ord. 17-87, passed 3-30-1987) Penalty, see § 10.999