[HISTORY: Adopted by Common Council of City of North Tonawanda 12-29-1959. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Handbills — See Ch. 49.
No person, firm or corporation shall erect or maintain in or over any public sidewalk, public street, public highway or public alley in the City of North Tonawanda any sign for displaying the name or trademark of any person, firm or corporation, or for displaying any advertisement, or for giving notice of any business or occupation, without having first obtained a permit therefor from the Common Council of the City of North Tonawanda. Any person obtaining a permit for the erection of a sign shall provide proof to the satisfaction of the Building Inspector that the person, firm or corporation erecting or maintaining a sign shall have in force a public liability insurance policy naming the City of North Tonawanda as an additional insured with limits of no less than $100,000 for property damage and $300,000 for bodily injury, per occurrence.
All the provisions of this ordinance shall apply to all signs erected before the enactment of this ordinance and for which the owners thereof have not obtained a permit or filed a surety company bond as herein required.
A violation of any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine not to exceed $50.