§ 93.10  CONDITIONS DECLARED TO BE A NUISANCE.
   (A)   Prohibitions.  It is hereby declared to be a nuisance for any person within the boundaries of the village or within any other area designated herein to engage in the conduct set forth in this section or permit any of the conditions hereinafter described to exist.
   (B)   Maintaining unwholesome business.  To establish, maintain and carry on any offensive or unwholesome business within the limits of the village and within one mile of the limits thereof.
   (C)   Packing houses and similar establishments.  To locate and carry on any packing house, rendering establishment, tallow candlery, glue and bone factory, soap factory and tannery within the limits of the village and within one mile of the limits thereof.
   (D)   Air pollution.  To allow or permit any dense smoke, flue ash or soot to come or be emitted from any fire, chimney, engine, oil burner or other agency within the limits of the village and within one mile of the limits thereof.
   (E)   Offensive odors.  To erect, continue or use any business, building or other place for the exercise of any trade, employment or manufacture which, by occasion of noxious exhalations, offensive smells or otherwise, is offensive or dangerous to the health of individuals or the public.
   (F)   Noisy businesses.  To use any building or permit the use of the building or rent the building to be used for any business or employment, or for any purpose of pleasure or recreation, if such use shall, from its noise or boisterous nature, disturb or destroy the peace of the neighborhood in which such building or premises is situated or be dangerous or detrimental to health.
   (G)   Watercourse obstruction.  To obstruct or pollute any watercourse, ravine or gutter so as to cause water to stagnate therein, or to permit foul or stagnant water to stand upon any premises.
   (H)   Throwing offal in watercourse.  To throw or deposit or cause to be thrown or deposited, any offal or other offensive matter, or the carcass of any animal, in any watercourse, pond, spring or well, within the limits of the village.  For purposes of this section the term "pond" shall be considered to mean any exposed surface of water not less than 100 square feet in area which has accumulated either by natural or artificial means, in any depression or connected series of depressions of excavation, whether existing naturally or created artificially.
   (I)   Slaughterhouse.  To slaughter or kill any cattle, hogs or sheep or keep, maintain, or use in the village any house or place in which the business of slaughtering any of said animals may be carried on.
   (J)   Offensive animal pens.  To own, use or keep any yard, pen, place, railroad car or premises, in or upon  which cattle or other animals shall  be  confined or kept, so as to be offensive to those residing in the vicinity.
   (K)   Collection and deposit of offensive matter.  To cause or suffer the carcass of any animal or vegetable matter, slops, refuse, swill, suds, garbage, filth, stable drippings or offal, or noisome substance of any kind, to be collected or deposited or to remain in any place in the village.  Such refuse must be buried at least two feet below the surface of the ground or burned in properly constructed incinerators or otherwise properly eliminated.
   (L)   Maintaining unsightly yard.  To permit or maintain an unsightly yard or premise where there is an accumulation or deposit of any vehicle, equipment, material of any nature, waste or earth.
   (M)   Buildings dangerous to health.  To permit any building structure or place to remain in such condition as to be dangerous to the public health in any way.
   (N)   Keeping premises in filthy condition.  To keep or suffer to be kept in a foul, offensive, nauseous or filthy condition, any chicken coop, cow house, stable, cellar, vault, drain, privy, sewer or sink upon any premises belonging to or occupied by the owner, or any railroad car, building, yard, grounds and premises belonging to or occupied by him.
   (O)   Brewery.  To locate, erect or maintain any brewery or distillery.
   (P)   Peddlers and hawkers.  To enter into or go upon any private residence in the village for the purpose of peddling or selling without having first been requested or invited to do so by the owner or owners or occupant or occupants of the private residence.
   (Q)   Corrupting drinking water.  To corrupt or render unwholesome or injure the water of any drinking hydrant, spring, stream, pond or lake.
   (R)   Combustible matter.  To cause or suffer grass, leaves, underbrush or other combustible matter to be collected, deposited or to remain on his premises in such quantities and condition so as to materially increase the danger to property of others from fires.
   (S)   Obstructing highways.  To obstruct or encroach upon public highways, private ways, streets, alleys and commons.
   (T)   Acts which endanger public health.  To commit  or  do  any act  which  endangers  the  public health or results in annoyance or discomfort to the public, whether such act is permitted or maintained on private or public property.
   (U)   Common law and statutory nuisances.  To commit any offense which is a nuisance according to the common law or made such by the statutes of the state and not specifically enumerated by this section.
   (V)   Nuisance weeds.  The planting, or lack of maintaining, of any weeds defined by this Code of Ordinances is strictly prohibited due to pollution and a menace to health, as is any other weed or noxious weed as defined by the Illinois Administrative Code.
(Ord. 214, passed 5-7-79; Am. Ord. 1650, passed 5-16-11)  Penalty, see § 93.99