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A. Advertisements: No person shall post, affix, place, write, draw or paint, or cause to be posted, affixed or otherwise attached, any advertisement, notice, handbill or placard on any telephone or electric light pole, tree, lamppost, fire hydrant or municipal or other public building; provided that official election notices for state, county and municipal or school district elections may be posted upon telephone, telegraph or electric light poles; and advertisements on bus benches may be installed and maintained on public boulevards.
1. Definition: "Handbill" means and includes any printed or written matter, any sample or device, dodger, circular, leaflet, pamphlet, paper, booklet, or any other printed or otherwise reproduced matter.
2. Prohibited Acts: It is unlawful for any person to distribute, deposit, place, throw, scatter or cast any handbill in any public place or on any private premises. However, it is not unlawful to:
a. Distribute any handbill in any public or private place to any person willing to accept the same;
b. For a newspaper to distribute its newspapers on both public and private property;
c. For a licensed distributor to distribute handbills in secured containers which are firmly attached to doors on private premises, provided that such distribution shall not be made to persons requesting discontinuance thereof in writing;
d. Distribute official notices from governmental bodies. (Ord. A-206, 2-20-1973)