Article II. Unlawful Acts

3.04.050 Damaging city property.

It is unlawful for any person to mutilate, deface or injure any public property within the corporate limits, any tree, building or other property, or to obstruct any street, alleyway, avenue, bridge, ditch or public road within the corporate limits, and any person found guilty of a violation of this section shall be fined in accordance with Section 1.12.510 of this code.

(Prior code § 3-1-11)

3.04.060 Games in streets.

It is unlawful for any person to play football, baseball, basketball or other games in or upon any streets, parks, square or any public place, except in the places provided therefor.

(Prior code § 3-1-12)

3.04.070 Roller skating.

It is unlawful for any person to skate on or to use roller skates on the public square, streets or sidewalks; provided, that children may skate within the block in which they reside, but they shall not cross the street. There shall be no skating within the business section.

(Prior code § 3-1-13)

3.04.080 Draining water or other liquids onto streets or sidewalks prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to carry water or liquid of any kind, from any store or residence or other building by means of a drain pipe or otherwise, so that the same shall fall or flow upon any part of any street or sidewalk; provided, that sprinkling of a street to lay dust is not forbidden.

(Prior code § 3-1-14)

3.04.090 Throwing glass, nails, dangerous substances on streets, sidewalks prohibited.

Any person who shall throw or place on any of the streets or sidewalks any glass in any shape or form, tin cans, nails, brick, pieces of iron, sticks or any other obstructions shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Prior code § 3-1-15)

3.04.100 Vehicles leaking or scattering load prohibited.

The owner or operator of every cart or other vehicle employed in removing or carrying any dirt, sawdust, sand, coal, material liable to be blown by the wind, or any manure or filth or offensive matter of any kind or description, along or over any of the streets, shall keep the same in such a tight and secure condition that such matter shall not be scattered or permitted to fall on any of the streets.

(Prior code § 3-1-16)

3.04.110 Vehicles prohibited on sidewalks.

It is unlawful for any person to ride, propel or park any automobile, motorcycle, or other vehicle upon any sidewalk, except as may be necessary in entering or leaving the premises or buildings.

(Prior code § 3-1-17)

3.04.120 Breaking, removing street lights.

It is unlawful for any person to break any lamp or electric light or to remove any electric light bulb or otherwise to tamper with any city street lights.

(Prior code § 3-1-18)

3.04.130 Breaking, destroying curbing prohibited—Permit required for entrance to property.

It is unlawful for any person to break or destroy the curbing of any street or otherwise deface the same, or to construct any entrance into property on any of the paved streets, unless that person shall have first obtained a permit in writing from the city permits office.

(Prior code § 3-1-19)

3.04.140 Vehicles damaging paved surfaces prohibited.

It is unlawful for any person to operate, drive or cause to be driven or operated over, upon or across the paved streets, square or thoroughfare a vehicle having wheels with flanges, ribs, clamps, spikes or other devices attached to or part of the wheel of such vehicle that would injure or damage the paved surface of the streets, square or thoroughfares.

(Prior code § 3-1-20)

3.04.150 Display of merchandise.

It is unlawful for any person to place any merchandise or other chattels for display upon the streets or sidewalks within the corporate limits.

(Prior code § 3-1-21)

3.04.160 Advertisements on streets, sidewalks or public property.

It is unlawful for any person to paint, write, inscribe, place or affix in any manner, or display, any advertising matter inscriptions or devices on the streets or sidewalks, or any property belonging to the city, or to procure the same to be done.

(Prior code § 3-1-22)

3.04.170 Responsibility for illegal parking.*

No person shall permit any vehicle registered in his name to stand or park on any street in this city in violation of any of the regulations governing the standing or parking of vehicles.

(Prior code § 3-1-23)

*  For provisions regarding stopping, standing and parking, see Section 8.12.010 et seq., of this code.

3.04.180 Vehicles, animals, and building material obstructing public square, streets or sidewalks.

It is unlawful for any person to ride or drive any animal along any sidewalk or to camp or feed upon the public square or streets or sidewalks, or to leave any vehicle or other article dangerous to the public safety upon the public square, streets or sidewalks, at night, or to make or cause to be made any unreasonable or dangerous obstruction upon the public square, streets or sidewalks.

(Prior code § 3-1-24)