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ORDINANCE 2004 <br />ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING SECTION 18.10.010 TO PROHIBIT PLACEMENT OF HANDBILLS AND <br />OTHER WRITINGS ON VEHICLES <br />THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br />SECTION I <br />It is the intention of the Town Council of the Town Council to prohibit the placement of <br />handbills and other writings on vehicles for 2 specific reasons: 1) to ensure that such materials <br />are not a litter problem in the Town; and 2) to prevent persons from using this method as a way <br />to harass or intimidate individuals. <br />SECTION II <br />Section 18.10.010 of the Town Code is amended to read as follows: <br />Sec. 18.10.010. Handbills, magazines, etc.; distribution. <br />(a) No person shall throw, cast, distribute, scatter, deposit, or place, upon any public <br />place within the Town, any handbill, dodger, sample, circular, advertisement, newspaper, paper, <br />booklet, poster, or any other printed matter or literature, except that such an item may be <br />personally delivered to those who are willing to accept the item, so long as such delivery is <br />otherwise lawful under this code. <br />(b) No person shall throw, distribute, or place in or on any vehicle in the Town any <br />handbill, dodger, circular, advertisement, sample, newspaper, booklet, poster, or any other <br />printed matter or literature without first having obtained the permission of the owner or operator <br />of the vehicle. This subsection shall not apply to a duly authorized public employee or other <br />person acting pursuant to the direction of a public employee in the scope of the public <br />