[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lowell 4-26-1988 as Ch. 3 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall post up or affix in any manner any placard, notice or bill, either written or printed, upon the fences or walls or any part of any building in the City without the previous consent of the person having possession of the same.
No person shall post up or affix in any manner any placard, notice or bill, either written or printed, upon any post, curbstone or sidewalk or upon any tree in any street, square, park or public place in the City, or upon any wall, fence or building belonging to the City, without the consent of the chief executive officer of the City.
No person shall cause to be distributed any handbill, circular, program or advertising slip in or upon any street or sidewalk in the City, except that such handbill, circular, program or advertising slip may be placed within the doors of stores, offices and business houses and at the doors of residences, but nothing in this section shall prevent the distribution and circulation, in and upon any street or sidewalk in the City, of handbills or circulars containing literary or educational matter, provided that permission is first obtained from the chief executive officer of the City for such distribution and circulation.
No person shall throw, deposit, drop or leave, nor cause to be thrown, deposited, dropped or left, in any highway or upon doorsteps or within the hallway of any dwelling house within the City, any sample of medicinal or toxic substance, either in package or bulk. A person may leave such sample of medicinal or toxic substance in a dwelling house only with the consent and approval and in the possession of any adult occupant.