Article I In General
Article II Distribution of Handbills
[R.O. 2012 §615.010; CC 1973 §3-1]
No person shall post any bills, signs, posters, or advertisements on any buildings, fences, poles or any other property, whether public or private, belonging to another without the consent of the owner thereof. Such consent shall be secured in writing, and such written consent shall be exhibited by the person having the same to any Police Officer on demand.
[R.O. 2012 §615.020; CC 1973 §3-2]
It shall be unlawful for any person to advertise, or to attempt to advertise, by marking or painting on any of the streets, or sidewalks within the City.
[R.O. 2012 §615.050; CC 1973 §3-5]
It shall be unlawful for any person to tear, deface, mutilate, take down or in any manner destroy any advertisement, legal, public or private notice lawfully posted for public view within the corporate limits, except that the owner of the property, upon which such advertisement or notice has been posted without his/her permission may remove the same.
[R.O. 2012 §615.060; CC 1973 §3-17]
The word "distribute" for the purpose of this Article, shall mean and include the scattering, throwing, handing out, or any other means of dispensing circulars, handbills or other printed matter.
[R.O. 2012 §615.070; CC 1973 §3-18]
The provisions of this Article shall in no way affect the usual and customary sales and delivery of newspapers and periodicals, and shall not prevent the distribution of advertising matter in business buildings or private residences.
[R.O. 2012 §615.080; CC 1973 §3-20]
It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute or cause to be distributed any circulars, handbills or other written or printed matter for advertising purposes upon the streets or sidewalks of the City without having first obtained a permit therefor.
[R.O. 2012 §615.090; Ord. No. 6621 §III, 5-2-1977]
No person shall distribute handbills or advertisements of any kind by placing or throwing the same on any street, lot, building, or otherwise.
[R.O. 2012 §615.100; CC 1973 §3-22]
It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute or cause to be distributed any circulars, handbills or other written or printed matter for advertising purposes on behalf of any other person unless such other person shall have first obtained a permit therefor. It shall be the duty of any person making such distribution to inform himself as to whether or not the proper permit has been obtained by such other person.
[R.O. 2012 §615.110; CC 1973 §3-23]
No person shall distribute advertising or printed matter of any kind by placing the same in, or on a motor vehicle that is parked on any street or in other public places.