[Adopted 2-23-1939 by Ord. No. 18]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes one or more persons of either sex, natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associations, joint-stock companies, societies and all other entities of any kind capable of being sued.
The owner or occupant of a house or any other building and the owner or person entitled to possession of any vacant lot and any person having charge of a church or a public building in the village shall keep the sidewalk in front thereof free from the obstruction of snow and ice and free from dirt, filth, hedges and weeds or other obstructions and encumbrances and shall keep and maintain such sidewalk in safe and proper condition.
No owner or occupant of a house or building adjacent to a street of the village shall allow snow, ice or water to accumulate on such house or building, nor shall such owner or occupant of a house or building allow snow, ice or water to fall from such building upon a street or sidewalk of the village. Leaders or drains erected or attached to the side of a house or building shall be so placed that a flow of water therefrom shall not run over a sidewalk of the village. A watertight drain may be erected and maintained for the passage of such water, ice or snow to the gutter of the street.