City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Coded
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: -
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 3
ENTITLED "ADVERTISING," OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF HAMPTON, VIRGINIA.
References: Sound trucks, 22-21 et seq.; advertising obscene items,
exhibitions or performances, 23-6; dropping advertising material from
aircraft, 24-42; posting advertisements in parks, 26-32; signs attached to
fixtures in, on or over major thoroughfare, 34-86 et seq.
3-1. Stopping or impeding vehicles for advertising purposes.
3-2. Deposit of advertising matter on parked vehicles.
Sec. 3-1. Stopping or
impeding vehicles for advertising purposes.
It shall be
unlawful and a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person to stop, slow or delay a
vehicle traveling at any time upon a public street or public parking lot in the
city, for the purpose of advertising or promoting any article, merchandise,
business, profession, trade or occupation of any nature to the occupants of the
(Ord. No. 216; Code 1964,
References: Penalty for Class 1 misdemeanor, 1-11; motor vehicles and
traffic, Ch. 21.
Sec. 3-2. Deposit of
advertising matter on parked vehicles.
(a) It shall
be unlawful for any person to place, deposit or leave any handbill, advertising
matter, circular or commercial writing of any kind on the outside of any
vehicle parked on any of the streets or public parking lots of the city. Any
person violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 4
in subsection (a) shall prohibit the following:
(i) Placement of a card, handbill or other document
approved by the chief of police upon a vehicle parked in a space reserved for
persons with disabilities.
(ii) Placement of a card, handbill or other document
approved by the director of public works upon a vehicle providing information
concerning street sweeping operations or other right-of-way maintenance
(Ord. No. 216; Ord. No. 601,
12-13-78; Code 1964, 2A-1, 27.1-2; Ord. No. 1173, 10-23-96; Ord. No. 1269,
References: Penalty for Class 4 misdemeanor, 1-11.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council