Chapter 12.04


12.04.010    Violation – Penalty.

12.04.020    Violation – Nuisance – Abatement.

12.04.010 Violation – Penalty.

Whoever, at any time, obstructs vision at an intersection thereby creating a traffic hazard, or obstructs or encumbers any of the streets, sidewalks, ways or alleys of the city by placing thereon any fences, lumber, firewood, posts, structures, brush or any material whatever which does in fact inhibit the free use thereof by the public, or whoever permits trees, shrubs, brush or any vegetation growing on their premises or property, or on premises or property under their control, to obstruct or hinder the public in the use of any of the streets, sidewalks, ways or alleys, shall on conviction be punished by a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 74-09 § 1, 1974)

12.04.020 Violation – Nuisance – Abatement.

Any violation of this chapter is declared a public nuisance and the owner of the property abutting any street, sidewalk, way or alley shall, upon notice by the city, immediately remove the obstruction, and if, within a reasonable time, the obstruction has not been removed, the city may abate the nuisance and assess the costs of so doing against the property offending. (Ord. 74-09 § 2, 1974)