It shall be the duty of every person or persons having charge of any construction or excavation adjacent to or under any sidewalk or street, during the progress of such work, to guard the work securely by a wooden fence or wall attached to posts firmly set in the ground or otherwise securely fixed in place during such time. It shall further be the duty of all such persons from One (1) hour after sunset to One (1) hour before sunrise to illuminate such excavation or work with red lights or flares sufficient in number and so placed as to show the full extent thereof.
(K.S.A. 68-2102; R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-301)
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect any sign or other structure for advertising or other purposes across or upon any street or sidewalk unless the same is seven (7) or more feet above the sidewalk or street and does not extend more than six (6) feet out from the building: Provided, That no sign larger than three (3) feet by three (3) feet in size shall be constructed without the permission of the Governing Body first having been secured and giving a bond with good and sufficient surety to save the City harmless from any damages to persons or property should such sign fall, be blown down or otherwise dislocated.
(R.O. 1965; Sec. 11-302)
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any property having a sidewalk adjacent thereto, to permit any plank, stone or segment of said sidewalk to be raised above the established level of said sidewalk more than one-half () inch, in any manner which might catch the foot of a pedestrian, or to permit any holes or depressions to occur in the sidewalk in which a pedestrian might step or catch his foot in a manner liable to cause injury.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-303)
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive, ride or lead any horse, mule ass or cattle upon or across any sidewalk within the City limits.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-304)
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to haul any garbage, trash or loose waste materials of any kind over the streets or public ways of the City, except substances in a covered vehicle. All such vehicles shall be kept in a clean and sanitary manner.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-305)
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to place, throw, or deposit or cause to be placed, deposited or left any dirt, filth, sweepings, excrement, compost, papers, boxes, ashes, lumber, coal, wood, kindling, grass, weeds, leaves, slops or litter of any kind in or on any streets, alleys, parks or public ways of the City.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-306)
It shall be unlawful for any person to ride or propel a motorcycle or bicycle upon any sidewalk.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-307)
It shall be unlawful for any person to play ball or throw or pass balls, along any of the streets or avenues of the City or upon or along the sidewalks thereof.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-308)
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to accumulate or burn any leaves, trash, or any other combustibles in or upon any street, alley or public way within the City.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-309)
It shall be unlawful for any person to loosen or remove any plank, brick, block, segment or support of any sidewalk, cross walk, curb, or gutter : Provided, This section shall not apply to persons making repairs on any such sidewalk, cross walk, curb, or gutter, or to any person temporarily moving the same on account of building operations.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-310)
Whenever any lot or pieces of land abutting on any sidewalk shall become or remain in such a condition that earth or other substances therefrom shall accumulate on the sidewalk, it shall be the duty of the owner or occupant of such lot or piece of land to place the same in such condition as to prevent the accumulation of such earth or other substance on such sidewalk, and each day the owner shall refuse or neglect to remedy such condition after notice from the City Clerk to do so, shall constitute a separate offense.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-311)
It shall be unlawful for any person to place, leave or allow to be left any implements, vehicles, tools, boxes of merchandise, trash, cans crates, corn popper, peanut roaster, ice cream containers or any other obstruction in any street, avenue or alley, sidewalk or public places for a longer time than is necessary for the leaving of the same.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-312)
It shall be unlawful for any person occupying or owning any residence or business building to permit any drain which is connected to any fixture in such building, or any basement drain, to empty into any street or alley, and each day’s maintenance of such a drain shall constitute a separate offense.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-315)
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof be fined in any sum not exceeding Five Hundred Dollars ($500).
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 11-316)