Municipal Code and Common Nuisance Violations

Municipal Code Nuisances

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Common Nuisance Violations ( 80.16.030 )

 Yard maintenance -.2. g. Weeds, grass, vegetation over six (6) inches in growth, also to allow neglected landscaping, any dry or parched landscaping or lawn, failure to maintain and adequately water any lawn or landscaping, shall be a nuisance violation.

Parking All Motor Vehicles, Motorhomes, Fifth-Wheel Trailers, Watercraft, Recreational Vehicles, and All Other Vehicles that are Axle Driven Devices, should be moved immediately to Solid Surface, Gravel is not an acceptable parking surface or considered a solid surface;   .ff Failure to park any vehicle that would impede any vehicular or pedestrian traffic within the sidewalk or where a sidewalk does not exist beyond the curb on a right of way.

2.a iii. Debris or junk of any kind.

2. jj. Allowing or keeping any abandoned appliances, furniture, furnishings, or containers outside on any property shall be a nuisance violation and shall be removed from the premises.

2.qq. To permit or cause to keep, deposit, dump, bury, or allow to exist any unsightly or injurious objects, structure, junk, discarded or unused objects or equipment, equipment, noxious weeds.)

nn. To allow any basketball standard, other recreation device, or equipment of any kind to obstruct or interfere with any street, sidewalk, curb, or gutter.
oo. To hold, park, keep, operate, maintain, or keep any nuisance vehicle or abandoned vehicle as set forth in this Chapter

Nuisance Trees - 3.a. Any tree that impacts or that encroaches onto neighboring property, over or through a fence, or that lifts, cracks, or otherwise impairs , impedes, or damages any curb, gutter, drive approach, or sidewalk shall, immediately removed, cut, or trimmed, and/or maintained, and any and all damage shall be responsibly repaired.
c. Any tree that is hazardous, dead, decayed overgrown and/or uncultivated or not maintained which may become a hazard to any structure and/or a fire hazard or danger to surrounding area, or which is likely to harbor rats, vermin or other pests or insects.
d. Any nuisance trees that contributes to neighboring property by the way of suckers growing and or having an invasive root system and or with intrusive seedlings, should not be planted and may be required to be removed or cut down.

e. The following list of trees are considered a nuisance which are required to be removed or cut down at the expense of owner or occupant as provided in this Chapter:
i. Tree of heaven.
ii. Black locust.
iii. Siberian elm.
iv. Russian olive.
v. Mimosa (albizia julibrissin).
vi. White mulberry (Morus alba).
vii. Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis).
viii. Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoids).
ix. Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryanna Bradford).
x. Chinese flame tree (goldenrain tree).
xi. Female Ginkgo tree.
xii. Sweet gum tree.
xiii. American elm (Ulmus Americana).
xiv. Idaho locust (Robinia x Ambugua).
xv. Burch (Betula).
xvi. Eucalyptus.