[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Geneva 7-3-1968 as Ch. 36 of the 1968 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall place upon or affix, or cause or procure to be placed upon or affixed, to any sidewalk, hydrant, lamppost, tree, telephone, telegraph or electric light pole or public building in any public street or place within the city any words, characters, device, bill, placard, poster, notice, letters or pictures of any kind as a notice of or reference to any article, business, exhibition, profession, matter or event of any nature, including political contests.
The placing or affixing of any words, characters, device, bill, placard, poster, notice, letters or pictures of any kind upon any property or place specified in this section is presumptive evidence that the proprietor, vendor, exhibitor thereof or person or persons whose cause is being promoted, caused or procured the same to be placed or affixed.
No person shall place any word, letter, figure or drawing or any mark with paint, chalk or any similar substance on any pavement, curb or sidewalk on any public street in the city. This section shall not apply to words, letters or marks placed on the pavements, curbs or sidewalks by employees of the city for the purpose of directing traffic or regulating the parking of automobiles, or otherwise assisting the enforcement of city laws and ordinances.