521.09  SNOW, OBSTRUCTIONS REMOVAL FROM SIDEWALKS.
   (a)    The owner of any property abutting upon any sidewalk in the City, shall keep such sidewalk free from snow, ice, dirt or other materials or obstructions by 10:00 a.m. of the day succeeding any such deposits. In case such sidewalk is not cleaned within such time, the Director of Public Service may have the same cleaned and the expense thereof charged against the owner and collected in the manner provided by law. The payment of such expense shall not relieve the owner from the penalties hereinafter provided.
   (b)    Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.