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5.04 Nuisances on Private Property

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5.02 Offenses Againt and Provisions for Peace and Welfare
5.04 Nuisances on Private Property
5.06 Inoperable Motor Vehicles
5.08 Offenses Against Property and Offenses by Property Owners
5.10 Trespasses
5.12 Offenses - Weapons
5.14 Garbage and Refuse
5.16 Dangerous Buildings
5.17 Commercial Relocation of Trespassing Vehicles

CHAPTER 5.04

NUISANCES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

Sections:

5.04.010 Definition of Nuisance.
5.04.020 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property.
5.04.030 Enforcement of Ordinance.
5.04.040 Violation of Ordinance.

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5.04.010 Definition of Nuisance.
 
For the purpose of this section, the term nuisance is defined to mean any condition or use of premises or of building exteriors which is detrimental to the property of others or which causes or tends to cause substantial diminution in the value of other property in the neighborhood, in which such premises are located. This includes, but is not limited to, the keeping, or the depositing on, or the scattering over the premises of any of the following:

A. Lumber, junk, trash, or debris;

B. Abandoned, discarded, or unused objects or equipment such as furniture, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, cans, or containers.

5.04.020 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property.
 
 No person owning, leasing, occupying, or having charge of any premises shall maintain or keep any nuisance thereon, not shall any such person keep or maintain such premises in a manner causing substantial diminution in the value of the other property in the neighborhood in which such premises are located.

5.04.030 Enforcement of Ordinance.
 
 Enforcement of this chapter may be accomplished by the City in any manner authorized by law, and in addition, any person who by reason of anothers violation of any provision of this chapter, suffers special damage to himself different from that suffered by other property owners throughout the City generally, may bring an action to enjoin or otherwise abate an existing violation.

5.04.040 Violation of Ordinance.
 
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than $5.00 nor more than $500.00 for each offense and be imprisoned in an institution other than a penitentiary for not exceeding six (6) months, or both. A separate offense shall deemed committed on each day during or on which such nuisance is permitted to exist.