[Adopted 4-20-1925 by Ord. No. 2; amended in its entirety 3-8-1983 by L.L. No. 5-1983]
No person shall place or leave or cause to be placed or left or allow to be left upon, alongside or adjacent to any street, road, highway or sidewalk in this Village any goods, wares, merchandise, boxes or show stands of any description or in any manner to obstruct any such street, road, highway or sidewalk.
This article shall not be construed to include the temporary occupation or use of so much of the sidewalk, street, road or highway in front of any building or premises so far as may be necessary in receiving and delivering articles or property to or from such premises.
The Superintendent of Highways of the Village may grant permission, in writing, to any person to keep any building material in any of the public streets, roads or highways of the Village for the purpose of building or repairs for a period not exceeding one month, but such permission shall not authorize the obstruction of more than 1/2 of the sidewalk, roads or highways and 1/2 the street, road or highway opposite to the lot on which the erection of a building or the repairs are to be made by the person to whom such permission may have been granted, and such permission may be revoked by the Board of Trustees of the Village on two days' notice.
No person shall suffer any taxicab, hack, motorcycle, cart, wagon, sleigh or other vehicle of any character to stand in any of the streets, roads or highways of this Village in such a manner as shall obstruct the free passage of the same or upon any sidewalk or crosswalk thereof.
[Amended 11-27-2007 by L.L. No. 8-2007]
No person shall encumber the streets, roads, sidewalks or public grounds within the Village with any material whatever or make any excavations in or disturb the surface of such streets, roads, sidewalks or public grounds without first obtaining a written permit from the Superintendent of Highways of the Village. Such applicant shall file such bond or deposit as may be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees to insure the proper restoration of the premises which is the subject of the application, including the relaying of any pavement or sidewalk, and the restoration of other public improvements which may have been disturbed. Any person encumbering said streets, roads or highways or public grounds with any material whatever or making or causing to be made any excavation, after obtaining said written permit, shall erect and maintain proper guardrails and lights around the same to warn travelers of any danger arising from said encumbrance or excavation.
It shall be unlawful to encroach upon or to use the unpaved portion of any street or highway between the property line and the paved road surface for the planting of trees, shrubs or bushes or the erection or maintenance of walls, fences, posts, gates or other structures without first obtaining a written permit therefor from the Board of Trustees of the Village. Any tree, shrub, bush, fence, wall or other structure now existing in said unpaved area shall, upon notice to the owner or occupant of the premises abutting on said area, be removed forthwith, and such owner or occupant shall restore the surface of such area by filling, grading and seeding with grass seed.