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Vacant Lots

Rubbish and Garbage

All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.


All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of (jurisdiction to insert height in inches). All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens.

Abandoned/Derelict Vehicles

Except as provided for in other regulations, no inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle shall be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.

Trash Collection

The City does not pick up trash in front of a vacant lot. All household trash shall be placed in front of the residence in which it was generated.

Illegal Dumping

It shall be unlawful for any owner, manager, employee, agent or independent contractor who works for a retail, commercial or institutional establishment (such persons include solicitors, vendors, etc.) to deposit materials from that business in any receptacle maintained on a sidewalk, at any other location for disposal of litter by pedestrians or motorists, or at any other unauthorized disposal site.

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