History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

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<​January 30​> of the Court convicting.
Second Division
of Streets and Alleys.
Section 1. No person shall place or cause to be placed, any Stones, Timber, Lumber, plank boards or other Materials for building, in or upon any Street, lane, alley or public square, without a written permission for that purpose first obtained from the Mayor, or one of the Alderman, under the penalty of two dollars for each offence, and the further penalty of two dollars for each and every forty eight hours during which the Articles or Materials aforesaid shall be or remain in any such Street, lane, alley or public square, (without permission as aforesaid) after notice from the Mayor, any—— Alderman, the Supervisor of Streets, or any Police Officer to remove the same.
Section 2. The Mayor or any of the Alderman is authorized to grant to any person permission in writing, to place and keep any building materials in any of the public Streets for a period not exceeding four months, but such permission shall not authorize the obstructing of more than one half the side walk, and one half the Street, on the side next the lot on which a building is to be, or being erected, by the person to whom such permission is granted, and such permission may be revoked at any time by the City Council, in their discretion.
Section 3. Every person to whom permission is granted as aforesaid, shall cause all the timber, building materials and rubbish arising therefrom, to be removed from the Street by the expiration of the time limited in such permission as aforesaid, under the penalty of one dollar for every forty eight hours the timber, materials, or rubbish aforesaid shall be and remain in such street after the expiration of the time limited in the permission granted, but no single recovery shall exceed the sum of twenty five dollars.
Section 4. All ornamental or shade trees hereafter placed or set out in any Street shall be placed within one foot of the outer line of the side walk of such Street, under the penalty of five dollars for each offence, and the further penalty of one dollar for each week any such tree shall be suffered to remain contrary to the prohibition contained in this Section.
Section 5. All side walks in said shall be at least eight feet in width, where the Streets are three rods wide, but where the Streets shall exceed that width, ten feet shall be the width
Section 6. Any person who shall injure or tear up any pavement, side or cross walk, drain or sewer, or any part thereof, or who shall dig any hole, ditch or drain, in any Street, without due authority, or who shall hinder or obstruct the making or repairing any—— pavement, side or cross walk, which is or may be making under any law or resolution of the City Council, or who shall hinder or obstruct any persons employed by the City Council or the Supervisor of Streets, or the person employed by him, in making or repairing any public improvement, or work ordered by the City Council, shall for every offence forfeit and pay a penalty of ten dollars.
Section 7. No person shall cast or throw, or cause to be cast or thrown into any of the drains or sewers within the , any Straw, shavings, wood, stones, shells, rubbish, or any filthy or other substances, or any obstructions, nuisance, or injury in or to the same, by diverting or stopping the course thereof, or otherwise, under a penalty not exceeding ten dollars, nor less than one dollar for every offence, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Section 8. No person shall without permission from the City Council, dig, remove, or carry away, or cause the same to be done, any Stone, Earth, sand or gravel, from any public Street, highway, alley, or public ground in this , under the penalty of five dollars for each offence. [p. 1461]
January 30 of the Court convicting.
Second Division
of Streets and Alleys.
Section 1. No person shall place or cause to be placed, any Stones, Timber, Lumber, plank boards or other Materials for building, in or upon any Street, lane, alley or public square, without a written permission for that purpose first obtained from the Mayor, or one of the Alderman, under the penalty of two dollars for each offence, and the further penalty of two dollars for each and every forty eight hours during which the Articles or Materials aforesaid shall be or remain in any such Street, lane, alley or public square, (without permission as aforesaid) after notice from the Mayor, any—— Alderman, the Supervisor of Streets, or any Police Officer to remove the same.
Section 2. The Mayor or any of the Alderman is authorized to grant to any person permission in writing, to place and keep any building materials in any of the public Streets for a period not exceeding four months, but such permission shall not authorize the obstructing of more than one half the side walk, and one half the Street, on the side next the lot on which a building is to be, or being erected, by the person to whom such permission is granted, and such permission may be revoked at any time by the City Council, in their discretion.
Section 3. Every person to whom permission is granted as aforesaid, shall cause all the timber, building materials and rubbish arising therefrom, to be removed from the Street by the expiration of the time limited in such permission as aforesaid, under the penalty of one dollar for every forty eight hours the timber, materials, or rubbish aforesaid shall be and remain in such street after the expiration of the time limited in the permission granted, but no single recovery shall exceed the sum of twenty five dollars.
Section 4. All ornamental or shade trees hereafter placed or set out in any Street shall be placed within one foot of the outer line of the side walk of such Street, under the penalty of five dollars for each offence, and the further penalty of one dollar for each week any such tree shall be suffered to remain contrary to the prohibition contained in this Section.
Section 5. All side walks in said shall be at least eight feet in width, where the Streets are three rods wide, but where the Streets shall exceed that width, ten feet shall be the width
Section 6. Any person who shall injure or tear up any pavement, side or cross walk, drain or sewer, or any part thereof, or who shall dig any hole, ditch or drain, in any Street, without due authority, or who shall hinder or obstruct the making or repairing any—— pavement, side or cross walk, which is or may be making under any law or resolution of the City Council, or who shall hinder or obstruct any persons employed by the City Council or the Supervisor of Streets, or the person employed by him, in making or repairing any public improvement, or work ordered by the City Council, shall for every offence forfeit and pay a penalty of ten dollars.
Section 7. No person shall cast or throw, or cause to be cast or thrown into any of the drains or sewers within the , any Straw, shavings, wood, stones, shells, rubbish, or any filthy or other substances, or any obstructions, nuisance, or injury in or to the same, by diverting or stopping the course thereof, or otherwise, under a penalty not exceeding ten dollars, nor less than one dollar for every offence, in the discretion of the Court convicting.
Section 8. No person shall without permission from the City Council, dig, remove, or carry away, or cause the same to be done, any Stone, Earth, sand or gravel, from any public Street, highway, alley, or public ground in this , under the penalty of five dollars for each offence. [p. 1461]
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