Residents may NOT put objects on the street to reserve parking spaces.
Sec. 12- 18. - Obstacles in streets or sidewalks at night.
No person shall leave any vehicle or any other obstacle or article on any sidewalk or in any public or private way, or place any obstruction in any street at any time, without first obtaining a permit from the commissioner of public works and causing such obstacle, article or obstruction to be lighted and guarded to his or her satisfaction.
Any person to whom a permit is given may be required by the commissioner of public works to furnish security by a bond as provided in section 12-14 for not less than $1,000.00 to protect the city against all liability and loss arising out of such obstruction.
A violation of this section shall result in a fine in accordance with the provisions of section 1-11. Each day the violation exists shall constitute a separate and new violation. This section may be enforced by the commissioner of public works or his or her designee or by any police officer.
This section shall not apply to construction dumpsters. Construction dumpsters are regulated in section 12-77 of this Code.
(Code 1963, § 12-8; Ord. No. 2003-12, 7-10-2003; Ord. No. 2005-11, § 26, 7-14-2005; Ord. No. 2006-09, § P, 4-11-2006; Ord. No. 2009-15, § A, 11-12-2009)
Cross reference— Licenses, permits and miscellaneous business regulations, Ch. 8.