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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 20.20 Temporary Closing of Streets

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Chapter 20.20
Temporary Closing of Streets

Sections:

20.20.010Authority of director of streets.
20.20.020Use prohibited.
20.20.030Duty of police.
20.20.040Placarding.
20.20.050Removal of placards.

20.20.010 Authority of Director of Streets.

The Director of Streets is authorized, with the approval of the Mayor, to close any street, alley, public place or highway and withdraw the same from public use temporarily and during the period public work thereon shall make the action necessary.
(Ord. No. 68604, 6, 3-16-2010.)

20.20.020 Use prohibited.

Any person using or attempting to use any street, alley or public place or highway withdrawn from public use under the provisions of this chapter or driving or attempting to drive any animal or vehicle thereon, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
(Ord. No. 68604, 6, 3-16-2010.)

20.20.030 Duty of police.

It shall be the duty of the police within their respective districts to watch for and arrest persons violating the provisions of Section 20.20.020.
(Ord. No. 68604, 6, 3-16-2010.)

20.20.040 Placarding.

Whenever any street, alley, public place or highway is temporarily closed, and withdrawn from public use, as provided in Section 20.20.010 the Director of Streets shall cause to be placed at each end of the portion withdrawn from public use a placard, printed in large type, in the following words: "Street closed. This street is temporarily withdrawn from public use by authority of the Revised Code of St. Louis."
(Ord. No. 68604, 6, 3-16-2010.)

20.20.050 Removal of placards.

Any person who shall remove a placard from any public street, or tear, deface or mutilate a placard shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(Ord. No. 68604, 6, 3-16-2010.)

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