Sec. 11-2-1. Definition.
The following conditions may be declared to be nuisances:
(14) Shopping carts. It is unlawful for any person to remove shopping carts from any business and its parking area. It is unlawful for any person to abandon a shopping cart upon any public street, sidewalk, driveway, way or parking lot, other than the lot belonging to the owner of the cart.
The owner of the store in which a shopping cart is used shall post a printed copy of this Code section in three prominent locations in type no smaller than 12 points.
Sec. 11-2-4. Abatement by city.
(a) In any case where the owner, agent or tenant fails to abate the nuisance in the time specified, or where the owner, agent or tenant cannot be served with notice, or where the nature of the nuisance is such, in the opinion of the recorder that it must be immediately abated, the recorder may issue an order to the chief of police directing the nuisance to be abated. The chief of police in such case, shall keep a record of the expenses and cost of abating same, and the costs shall be billed against the owner, agent or tenant for collection as for city revenues.
(b) Other city departments shall assist the chief of police as is necessary in abating nuisances hereunder.
(Ord. No. 2001-07, § 1, 2-27-01; Ord. No. 2005-05, § 1, 7-12-05)
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