CHAPTER XX. STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

 


ARTICLE 1. SIDEWALKS. 1

20-101....... Construction, reconstruction; repair. 1

20-102....... Plans and specifications. 1

20-103....... Duty of owner to repair. 1

20-104....... Construction permit required. 1

20-105....... Fees for permits. 1

20-106....... Penalty. 1

ARTICLE 1A. CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT SIDEWALK USE REGULATIONS  2

20-1a01..... Definitions. 2

20-1a02..... Sidewalk encroachment; permit required. 2

20-1a03..... Sidewalk encroachment; regulations and standards. 3

20-1a04..... Violations deemed a public nuisance. 6

20-1a05..... Remedies not exclusive. 6

20-1a06..... Violations and penalties. 6

ARTICLE 2. EXCAVATION AND PAVEMENT CUTTING   7

20-201....... Permit required for excavations. 7

20-202....... Permit fee. 7

20-203....... Bond required; amount; conditions; exceptions. 7

20-204....... City engineer to supervise work; failure to comply. 7

20-205....... Safety measures. 7

20-206....... Repair of pavement, curb, gutters and sidewalks, backfills. 8

ARTICLE 3. CURB CUTS AND DRIVEWAYS. 10

20-301....... Driveway defined. 10

20-302....... Curb cuts for driveways; permit required. 10

20-303....... Supervision by city engineer. 10

20-304....... Time limit for construction; regulations. 10

20-305....... Municipal projects. 10

20-306....... Penalty. 11

ARTICLE 4. GENERAL REGULATIONS. 12

20-401....... Hauling dirt. 12

20-402....... Leaving holes in streets. 12

20-403....... Animals on sidewalks. 12

20-404....... Obstructing streets, sidewalks, etc. 12

20-405....... Driving over curb. 12

20-406....... Placing glass or tacks in streets. 12

20-407....... Traction engines. 13

20-408....... Width of tires. 13

20-409....... Machinery, motor vehicles, material on parkings. 13

20-410....... Gates and doors across sidewalks. 13

20-411....... Ball playing on streets. 13

20-412....... Running water into streets. 13

20-413....... Street meetings. 13

20-414....... Blockade of street or sidewalk. 14

20-415....... Protection of landmarks. 14

20-416....... Clean sidewalks. 14

20-417....... Gasoline and air pumps. 14

20-418....... Railway cars on streets. 14

20-419....... Street sales; parking vehicle to sell merchandise; exceptions. 14

20-420....... Parking vehicle for sale. 15

20-421....... Penalty. 15

ARTICLE 5. MOVING BUILDINGS. 16

20-501....... Permit for moving structure. 16

20-502....... Application for permit; permit fees. 16

20-503....... Notice to owners. 16

20-504....... Duty of owners. 17

20-505....... Route to be determined. 17

20-506....... Closing streets; lights and barricades. 17

20-507....... Bond requirements. 17

20-508....... House mover’s bond. 17

20-509....... Penalty. 18

ARTICLE 6. TREE BOARD.. 19

20-601....... Definitions. 19

20-602....... Creation and establishment of city tree board. 19

20-603....... Term of office. 19

20-604....... Operation. 19

20-605....... Compensation. 19

20-606....... Duties and responsibilities. 20

20-606.1.... Tree spacing. 20

20-606.2.... Distance from curb and sidewalks. 20

20-606.3.... Planting near utility lines. 21

20-607....... Distance from street corners and fireplugs. 21

20-608....... Public tree care. 21

20-609....... Removal of dead, diseased trees from private property. 21

20-610....... Pruning, corner clearance. 22

20-611....... Damaging trees while moving buildings. 22

20-612....... Cutting trimming; persons maintaining poles, wires. 22

20-612.1.... Storing of elm wood prohibited. 22

20-612.2.... Tree topping. 22

20-613....... Interference with city tree board. 22

20-614....... Review by city commission. 23

20-615....... Penalty. 23

ARTICLE 7. SNOW AND ICE. 24

20-701....... Snow and ice removal from sidewalks, driveways or other private property. 24

20-702....... Notice to clean sidewalks. 24

20-703....... Removed by city. 24

20-704....... Penalties and liabilities. 24

ARTICLE 8. RAILROADS. 26

20-801....... Railway company keep streets, alleys drained, lighted. 26

20-802....... Paving between rails of tracks. 26

20-803....... Grading, paving at railway company expense. 26

20-804....... Street, alley crossings properly repaired. 26