City of Plattsburgh, NY
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh 10-26-1928 (Ch. 124 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 360.
It shall be unlawful for any person to attach, place, paint, write, stamp or paste, or cause to be attached, placed, painted, written, stamped or pasted, any sign, advertisement or other matter upon any lamppost, electric light, railway, telephone or telegraph pole, shade tree, fire hydrant or boxes covering them or on any bridge, pavement, portion of any sidewalk or crosswalk, public building or any other property or thing belonging to the City, or on any article or thing within any park, or in or on any automobile or other vehicle while the same is on any public street or place.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
It shall also be unlawful for any person to attach, place, paint, write, stamp or paste, or cause to be attached, placed, painted, written, stamped or pasted, any sign, advertisement or other matter upon any house or part thereof, wall, fence, gate, post or tree box, without first having obtained written permission of the owner, agents or occupants of the premises so to do. Any posted sign or advertisement must also conform to the sign requirements of Chapter 360, Zoning, § 360-27.
It shall also be unlawful for any person to distribute, throw, drop or scatter, or cause to be distributed, dropped or scattered, in any street or public place in the City any posters, handbills, advertising cards or other substances used for the purpose of advertising.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No person shall distribute handbills or other advertising matter at houses, stores or other places of business, other than by putting the same inside the screen doors, under doors, in the jambs of doors; and when so distributed, no bell connected with such houses, stores or places of business shall be rung, and no alarm of any kind shall be sounded.
It shall be unlawful to distribute in any street or public place, or from house to house, samples of medicines or drugs.
[Amended 10-5-1989 by L.L. No. 4-1989]
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 or be imprisoned for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.