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A. Sidewalks And Streets: It shall be unlawful for any person, without a permit issued by the city encroachment officer, to cause an encroachment or obstruction upon any street, alley or sidewalk of the city, which shall hinder the free travel of pedestrians, automobiles or other traffic along the streets or sidewalks, or which shall obstruct the view1 along the same.

B. Ditch Or Gutter: It shall be unlawful for any person to make or place any obstruction of any kind or nature in or over any irrigation ditch, stormwater ditch, or in any gutter situated upon any street or sidewalk within the city. Placing or allowing the accumulation of leaves, construction materials, garbage or debris of any type in gutters along city streets shall be considered an obstruction within the intent of this subsection. The adjoining property owners shall be responsible for keeping gutters free from such obstruction. No bridge, flume or conduit of any kind shall be placed or installed in or upon any ditch, canal or gutter, without permission from the city being first obtained, and every such structure shall be installed in accordance with the instructions of and to the satisfaction of the city. Any obstruction or installation made in violation of the provisions of this subsection, may be immediately removed by the city, and any person who violates the provisions of this subsection shall be deemed guilty of a class B misdemeanor and upon conviction, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1.

1See also provisions regarding clear view at sections 9-13-4A2a and 10-18-2B of this code.

(Ord. 2016-11-005, 11-10-2016)