§ 9-80-180. Obstruction of or interference with traffic.  


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  • Any person who shall wilfully and unnecessarily hinder, obstruct or delay or who shall wilfully and unnecessarily attempt to hinder, obstruct or delay any other person in lawfully driving or travelling along or upon any street or who shall offer to barter or sell any merchandise or service on the street so as to interfere with the effective movement of traffic or who shall repeatedly cause motor vehicles travelling on public thoroughfares to stop or impede the flow of traffic shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $200.00 or imprisoned for not more than ten days, or both, for the first offense, fined not more than $500.00 or imprisoned for not more than 20 days, or both, for the second offense, and fined not more than 30 days, or both, for each such subsequent offense. Violations of this section shall be prosecuted in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 1-2-1.1 of the Illinois Municipal Code, as amended, and the provisions of the Illinois Code of Criminal Procedure, as amended.

(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634)