Written or printed placards or signs, flags, or banners carried by individuals engaged in
picketing shall be of such a size and/or carried on the sidewalks or other city-owned areas,
as to allow safe and unobstructed passage of pedestrian or vehicular traffic.  The staff or
pole on which a sign, flag, or banner may be carried shall be made of corrugated material,
plastic, or wood, and shall not exceed 40 inches in length and shall not be made of metal or
metal alloy.  If made of wood, the staff or pole shall be no greater than three-fourths inch in
diameter at any point.  A staff or pole must be blunt at both ends.


Picketing shall not disrupt, block, obstruct or interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic or
the free passage of pedestrian or vehicular traffic into any driveway, pedestrian entrance, or
other access to buildings, which abut the public sidewalks.


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