Blocking of El Camino Sidewalks
Original post made by Wheelchair User, Barron Park, on Jun 10, 2007
Many merchants along El Camino block the sidewalk with signs and merchandise. Some of the worst offenders are the sandwich shops and the florists. Barron Park Florist blocks the entire sidewalk in front of their store with heavy carts full of flowers and potted plants. Often leaning over precariously. They also often water them during the day making the sidewalk a slippery hazard. Are they allowed to block the sidewalk like this? Do they have some special permit? As a wheelchair user, I often have to avoid that part of the sidewalk as I cannot negotiate the space between the flower carts and the fire hydrants and street signs. Thanks for your help.