City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Derived from Sec. 33 of Ch. IV of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974, of the City of Buffalo. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 413.
[Amended 12-9-2003, effective 12-19-2003]
No person shall use or occupy or be permitted to use or occupy any of the public streets or other public grounds of the City with house-cleaning machines or any other machinery or appliance used for the purpose of cleaning houses, buildings or other structures without first having procured a license therefor. Such license may be issued by the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services, in his discretion, upon payment, by the person or persons applying therefor, of the fee fixed in § 101-2.
No license under the foregoing section shall be issued to any person under the age of 21 years nor to any person who has been convicted of a felony nor to any person who, having been previously licensed under this chapter, shall have had said license revoked during the year immediately preceding the time of making the application herein mentioned. All licenses shall expire on the 30th day of May succeeding the issuing thereof, and the license fee therefor shall be as provided in Chapter 175, Fees.
No person licensed to use the public streets and other public grounds of the City as aforesaid shall use the same in such manner as to unnecessarily obstruct or interfere with the legal use of the same by other persons; and such use of the public streets and other public grounds of the City shall be subject to the supervision and direction of the Commissioner of Police.
No machine or appliance for which a license is required by this chapter shall be operated upon any of the public streets or other public grounds of the City unless such machine or appliance shall be in charge of a person thoroughly competent to operate the same and who shall not leave said machine or appliance while it is in operation.
[Amended 12-9-2003, effective 12-19-2003]
Every applicant for a license under this chapter shall present to the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services, at the time of making application for such license, a bond in the penalty of $1,000, executed by himself and a corporation surety and conditioned that such applicant shall obey all ordinances of the City now in force or that may be hereafter enacted and will comply with any and all orders and directions of the Commissioner of Police and that he will pay all fines and penalties which may be imposed upon him for any violation of said ordinances or of said orders and directions of the Commissioner of Police and that he will hold the City harmless from any and all loss and damage and all costs and charges which it shall or may sustain or become liable for by reason of the granting of such license or by reason of any act or acts of said licensee, his agents and employees or any of them. Such bond shall be approved as to form by the Corporation Counsel and as to sufficiency by the Comptroller.