City Code: 635:0

Section 635 - Railroads - Blocking Streets

Section 635:00. Time Limits. No railroad company nor officers, agents or employees thereof, nor any other person or persons, shall be permitted to stop a train of cars or locomotives for a greater length of time than ten (10) minutes on any street crossing within the corporate limits of this municipality, neither for switching or any other purpose whatever, except to prevent accident in case of immediate danger.

Section 635:05. Penalties. Any railroad or corporation, or their agents, engineers, conductors or employees or any other person or persons, who shall violate or refuse or neglect to comply with any of the provisions of this ordinance, shall, upon conviction thereof before any court of competent jurisdiction, be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), or by imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days nor more than ninety (90) days for each offense; provided, that whenever any conductor, engineer or other employee of any railroad company shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance, contrary to the instructions and regulations of such railroad company, and when such railroad company shall furnish to any City officer applying therefor the name of the person so violating and upon conviction of such person, such railroad company shall be relieved from the penalties imposed by this section.

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