Ordinances, 30 January 1843

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to place & 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, & 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, & such permission may be revoked at any time by the City Council, in their discretion.
Sec. 3. Every person to whom permission is granted as aforesaid, shall cause all the timber, building materials, & 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 limitted in the permission granted, but no single recovery shall exceed the sum of twenty five dollars.
Sec. 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, & 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.
Sec. 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.
Sec. 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 [p. 153]
to place & 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, & 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, & such permission may be revoked at any time by the City Council, in their discretion.
Sec. 3. Every person to whom permission is granted as aforesaid, shall cause all the timber, building materials, & 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 limitted in the permission granted, but no single recovery shall exceed the sum of twenty five dollars.
Sec. 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, & 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.
Sec. 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.
Sec. 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 [p. 153]
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