Article II Advertising

7.12.060 Posting on private property.

It is unlawful for any person to paste, paint, tack or place any handbill, circular, picture or other advertisement upon any bridge, lamppost, corner post, telegraph post or telephone post, or on any building, fence or other property except on licensed billboards or sign boards in the city, without the consent of the owner thereof.

(Prior code § 7-3-11)

7.12.070 Posting on or placing in automobiles.

It is unlawful for any person to paste, paint or attach in any manner or place in any automobile or other vehicle, without the consent of the owner thereof, any poster, circular, card, sticker or other advertising matter.

(Prior code § 7-3-12)

7.12.080 Scattering advertising material.

It is unlawful for any person to throw or scatter any sign poster, placard, pictorial or printed matter or other advertising matter whatsoever in or upon any streets, alleys or sidewalks in the city.

(Prior code § 7-3-13)

7.12.090 House-to-house advertising.

All distribution of advertising matter from house to house or building to building shall be delivered to someone in each residence or place of business or shall be securely placed under the front door of each residence or place of business or between the front door and the screen.

(Prior code § 7-3-14)

7.12.100 Sound-making device on vehicle—Permit required.

Permits for vehicles carrying sound-making devices may be issued at the discretion of the city administrator. It shall be unlawful for any person to fail, neglect, or refuse to obtain such permit before operating a vehicle carrying a sound-making device.

(Prior code § 7-3-15)

7.12.110 Intentionally untrue statements.

It is unlawful for any person to knowingly, with intent to sell, or in any wise dispose of merchandise, securities, service, or anything offered by such person, directly or indirectly, to the public for sale or distribution, or with intent to increase the consumption thereof, induce the public in any manner to enter into any obligation relating thereto, make, publish, disseminate, circulate or place before the public or cause, directly or indirectly, to be made, published, disseminated, circulated or placed before the public, in a newspaper or other publication or in the form of a book, notice, handbill, poster, bill, circular, pamphlet, letter or in any other way, an advertisement of any sort, regarding merchandise, securities, service or anything so offered to the public which contains any assertion, representation or statement of fact which is intentionally untrue.

(Prior code § 7-3-16)

7.12.120 "Pulling in" unlawful.

It is unlawful for any person to solicit business in the city by calling out through megaphones or otherwise to persons passing or standing on the street, or to solicit or attract trade by methods commonly known as "ballyhooing" or "pulling in" or by the use of any mechanical appliance creating a noise.

(Prior code § 7-3-17)