660.04  NOXIOUS ODORS; FILTHY ACCUMULATIONS; POLLUTING AND DIVERTING WATERCOURSES.
   (a)   No person shall erect, continue to use, or maintain a building, structure, or place for the exercise of a trade, employment, or business or for keeping or feeding an animal which, by occasioning noxious exhalations or noisome or offensive smells, becomes injurious to the health, comfort, or property of individuals or of the public.
   (b)   No person shall cause or allow offal, filth, or noisome substances to be collected or remain in any place to the damage or prejudice of others or of the public.
   (c)   No person shall unlawfully obstruct or impede the passage of a navigable river, harbor, or collection of water, or corrupt or render unwholesome or impure a watercourse, stream of water, or unlawfully divert such watercourse from its natural course or state to the injury or prejudice of others.
   (d)   Persons who are engaged in agriculture-related activities, as “agriculture” is defined in Ohio R.C. 519.01, and who are conducting those activities outside the Municipality, in accordance with generally accepted agricultural practices, and in such a manner so as not to have a substantial, adverse effect on the public health, safety, or welfare, are exempt from divisions (a) and (b) above and from any ordinances, resolutions, rules, or other enactments of the Municipality that prohibit excessive noise.
(ORC 3767.13; Adopting Ordinance)
   (e)   No person shall keep, store or place, or cause to be placed, upon his or her property or the property of others, any unsightly, unsafe or unhealthy rubbish, trash, refuse or litter, which terms shall include, but are not limited to, washers, dryers, refrigerators, small appliances, televisions, stereos, radios, sinks, water softeners, water heaters, water tanks, auto parts, auto frames, parts of frames, tires, air conditioners, pumps, engines, parts of engines, abandoned automobiles, chairs, couches, beds, bed frames, bedding, furniture of any kind, cardboard, newspaper, building materials such as lumber, roofing, brick, cement block or cinder block, paper or cardboard boxes, bags or containers, cans, buckets, bottles or other items which may be considered litter or which may produce unsafe, unhealthy, noxious or unsightly conditions. 
(Ord. 11-79.  Passed 6-11-79.)
   (f)   Whoever violates division (a) through (d) of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.
(ORC 3767.99(C); Adopting Ordinance)
   (g)   Whoever violates division (e) of this section shall be given 72 hours notice to remove such rubbish, trash, refuse or litter. If such rubbish, trash, refuse or litter is not removed within 72 hours, the violator is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(Ord. 11-79.  Passed 6-11-79.)