(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person within the city, without obtaining a permit, to erect, construct, reconstruct, alter or repair or to permit the erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of any fence, wall, hedge, structure or other character of obstruction:
      (1)   Over, on or across any public property, way, alley, street, sidewalk or park; or
      (2)   Between the property line of any lot and a public street or alley line.
   (B)   Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section or fail to comply therewith shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. The owner of any building or premises, or part thereof, where anything in violation of this section shall be placed or exist, and any architect, builder, contractor, agent or other person assisting in the commission of any such violation, shall also be guilty of a separate misdemeanor.
(1998 Code, § 106-4) Penalty, see § 10.99