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The following are nuisances affecting health, safety, comfort or repose, and also affecting public peace and safety:
(A) Accumulations of manure, rubbish, garbage, tin cans, bottles, junk, debris or other waste which are kept so as to result in offensive odors, unsightly conditions, or excessive manifestation of flies to the discomfort and annoyance of adjacent property owners of the public, except as expressly authorized by statute or ordinance.
(B) Garbage cans and privy vaults which are not flytight.
(C) Dumping the contents of any cesspool, septic tank, privy vault or garbage can except at places authorized by law. (Ord. 1198, 4-20-2010)
(D) A person engaging in one (1) or more of the following activities at any time between the hours of ten o'clock (10:00) P.M. and seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. upon land in or adjacent to any residential zoning district: (Ord. 1296, 4-16-2013)
1. Construction or grading activities involving the use of hammers, power tools and equipment, or other activity resulting in loud or disturbing noise without a temporary construction noise permit as described in section 7-1-12 of this chapter. (Ord. 1419, 6-6-2017)
2. Outdoor power implements including, but not limited to, power lawn mowers, power hedge clippers, power saws or other such implements. Operation of equipment for snow removal shall be exempt from the provisions of this section when initiated within twelve (12) hours of completion of a recent snowfall.
a. Snowmaking, snow grooming activities, and maintenance of ski area equipment are exempt from the provisions of this subsection (D)2.
b. Equipment and vehicles used for maintenance of public or private golf courses, public and private driving ranges, and ice skating rinks on public property are exempt from the provisions of this subsection (D)2. (Ord. 1296, 4-16-2013)
c. Responses to public works emergencies, municipal snow and ice control, flushing of public fire hydrants and other time sensitive public works maintenance operations are exempt from the provisions of this subsection (D)2. (Ord. 1364, 12-22-2015)
3. Making any repairs, alterations or engine tune ups to motorized vehicles, or other activity resulting in loud or disturbing noise to surrounding properties. (Ord. 1296, 4-16-2013)
(E) The throwing, dumping or depositing of any dead animals, manure, garbage, waste, decaying matter, ground, sand, stones, ashes, rubbish, tin cans, paper, or other material of any kind on private or public property, except as expressly authorized by statute or ordinance.
(F) Dense smoke, noxious or offensive fumes or odors, gas, soot, or cinders in unreasonable quantities.
(G) Carcasses of animals not buried or destroyed within twenty four (24) hours after death.
(H) The keeping of horses, cattle, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits, dogs, or other animals or fowl so as to result in offensive odors or disagreeable noises to the discomfort of adjacent property owners, and allowing any animal or fowl to run at large; "at large" means off the premises of the owner and not under restraint, and "owner" means any person who shall own, harbor, keep or have custody of an animal, or the parents or guardian of a person under eighteen (18) years of age who shall own, harbor, keep or have custody of an animal.
(I) Causing or permitting any unnecessary or annoying noises or vibrations.
(J) The pollution of any public well, stream, river, lake or body of water by sewage, creamery, or industrial wastes.
(K) All other acts, omissions, occupations and uses of property which have a negative impact on the health or safety of the inhabitants of the city of a considerable number thereof.
(L) All explosives, inflammable liquids and other dangerous substances or materials stored or accumulated in any manner or in any amount other than that provided by law or ordinance.
(M) All use, possession or display of fireworks except as provided by law or ordinance.
(N) The piling, storing or keeping of old machinery, wrecked or junked vehicles, or other junk or debris upon open spaces, except as expressly authorized by statute or ordinance. "Junked vehicles" means a vehicle that does not display current registration, is inoperable, or is lacking vital components. The registration shall not be the sole factor determining the status of the vehicle.
(O) Obstructing traffic and the free use of public streets or sidewalks.
(P) All hanging signs, awnings and other similar structures over public streets or sidewalks, or so situated as to endanger public safety, not constructed and maintained as provided by law or ordinance, or without proper permit.
(Q) Permitting rain, water, ice or snow to fall from any building on any public street or sidewalk or to flow across any public sidewalk.
(R) Placing entrance culverts, or doing any act which may alter or affect the drainage of public streets or alleys or the surface or grade of public streets, alleys or sidewalks without proper permit.
(S) Making repairs to motor vehicles, or tires in public streets or alleys, excepting only emergency repairs which will not unduly impede or interfere with traffic.
(T) Throwing, placing, depositing, or burning leaves, trash, lawn clippings, weeds, grass, or other material in the streets, alleys or gutters. (Ord. 1198, 4-20-2010)
(U) Erecting, painting or placing of unauthorized traffic, advertising, or other signs in streets, or alleys or on sidewalks, except as authorized by law or ordinance. (Ord. 1300, 5-14-2013)
(V) All trees, hedges, billboards or other obstructions which prevent a clear view of traffic approaching an intersection in sufficient time to bring a motor vehicle driven at a reasonable speed to a stop before the intersection is reached.
(W) Installing or allowing the installation, or operating or allowing the operation, of an outdoor wood boiler in the city. "Outdoor wood boiler" means a fuel burning device that is designed for outdoor installation or installation in structures not normally occupied by humans to heat building space and/or water via the distribution, typically through pipes, of a fluid heated in the device, typically water or a water/antifreeze mixture.
(X) All other conditions, acts, or things which are liable to cause injury to persons or property. (Ord. 1198, 4-20-2010)