Sec. 35-8.1. Structures within public rights-of-way.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to place any structure, building, barricade, wall, fence, tent or similar device within the public right-of-way abutting any public street, alley or sidewalk in the City of Lynchburg. This section shall not apply to mail boxes, newspaper tubes and similar devices, to bus stop shelters approved by the city or to any temporary structure placed in the public right-of-way as part of a city-supported event.
(b) A violation of this section shall constitute a class 3 misdemeanor. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense.
(c) In addition to the remedies provided in Section 35-9 of the city code, the city shall have the right to petition the judge of the circuit court for a court order preventing the erection of any structure within the public right-of-way or directing the removal of any structure erected within the public right-of-way. (Ord. No. O-94-306, 12-13-94, eff. 2-1-95)
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