The following are hereby declared to be nuisances:
   (A)   Nuisances on premises. Keeping on any premises any carrion, pigsty, decaying animal or vegetable matter, stagnant water or any other thing which may be injurious to the health or offensive to the neighborhood, or by which any noxious or offensive smell may be created;
   (B)   Offensive trade. Any building or other place for the exercise of any trade, employment or manufacture, which, by occasioning noxious exhalations, offensive smells or otherwise, is offensive or dangerous to the health of individuals or of the public;
   (C)   Deposits. Dumping or depositing on any premises, public or private, any decaying animal or vegetable matter, or any waste paper, boxes, filth or refuse of any kind from any store or other place, or any waste liable to create any offensive smell or stench, or liable to become ignited by combustion or otherwise;
   (D)   Obstructing watercourse. Throwing or depositing in or upon the banks or sides of any stream, pond, lake, spring or any other flowing watercourse of any carrion, decaying animal, vegetable, water, straw, hay, brush, ashes, cans, buckets, kegs, rocks or any other substance, material or article which might clog, impede or obstruct the free flow of water in the watercourse;
   (E)   Privies. Any privy within the city limits, or any premises discharging liquid wastes or human excreta which is not connected to a sanitary sewer, where there is a sanitary sewer of not less than 12 inches in diameter in the abutting street;
   (F)   Pigs. Any pig, hog or swine in any pigsty, hog pen or lot, or any barn, stable or shed, situated in the city;
   (G)   Filth, trash or refuse in the street. Throwing or permitting the scape into any street, sidewalk, or other public place, or into or upon any adjacent ground, any filth, trash, refuse or unclean water, or any foul or noxious liquid from any premises or causing rain water to be conducted in any manner so as to throw the same into any street, sidewalk or other public place from a greater height than three feet;
   (H)   Standing water in cellars. Any cellar containing any standing or stagnant or filthy water;
   (I)   Pits or excavations. Any pit, hole or excavation dangerous to the public;
   (J)   Ponds. Any pond, lake or body of water in a stagnant condition or in a condition that is detrimental or injurious or dangerous to the public;
   (K)   Water on streets. Dumping, depositing or permitting any water to run across any sidewalk, street or alley within the city in such a manner as to create a hazardous condition thereon;
   (L)   Health and safety hazards. Maintaining or permitting any condition upon any premises, street, alley or sidewalk within the city which creates a hazard to the health or safety of the public;
   (M)   Polluting watercourses. Dumping, depositing or permitting to remain any dirt, rock, wood or any other material along or upon the banks of any watercourse or creek, or in such close proximity thereto as is likely to fall into or be carried by flood waters into the channel of any such watercourse or creek;
   (N)   Obstructing drains. Interfering with any ditches, drainage easements or natural drains, so as to in any way obstruct, impede or interfere with the flow of water through such ditches, drainage easements or natural drains; and
   (O)   Public right-of-way. To allow any weeds or turf grass to grow to a height greater than eight inches in height on any public right-of-way immediately adjacent to property owned by any party or within five feet of any public right-of-way.
(1960 Code, § 26-1-2) (Ord. 2723, passed - -; Ord. 2886, passed - -; Ord. 2944, passed - -; Ord. 4947, passed 5-4-1992; Ord. 7125, passed 4-21-2008; Ord. 7213, passed 1-5-2009) Penalty, see § 93.999