A.   It shall be unlawful and declared a public nuisance for any person owning, renting, leasing, occupying, or having charge or possession of any property in the City to allow any of the following conditions to exist on such property:
      1.   A condition that causes visual blight, is offensive to the senses, creates a harborage for rodents or pests, or detrimentally affects property in the surrounding neighborhood or community.
      2.   A condition that impairs the reasonable and lawful use of property.
      3.   A condition that unreasonably or unlawfully affects the health or safety of one or more persons or animals.
      4.   A fire hazard as defined in the Fire Code.
      5.   Emanation of noxious or unreasonable odors, fumes, gas, smoke, soot or cinders.
      6.   Noxious weeds located on vacant lots or other property, along public sidewalks or outer edge of any public street, or weeds in any other location which constitutes an unreasonable fire hazard or is contrary to the purpose of this chapter.
      7.   Keeping or storing of any refuse and waste matter which interferes with the reasonable enjoyment of nearby property.
      8.   Polluted or stagnant water which constitutes an unhealthy or unsafe condition.
      9.   Accumulation of soil, litter, debris, plant trimmings, or trash, on sidewalks, in vestibules, doorways, passages, breezeways, parking areas or any public right-of-way or alley.
      10.   Accumulation of used or damaged lumber; junk; salvage materials; abandoned, discarded or unused furniture; stoves, sinks, toilets, cabinets, or other fixtures or equipment stored so as to be visible from a public street, alley, or adjoining property. However, nothing herein shall preclude the placement of stacked firewood for personal non-commercial use on the premises.
      11.   Any attractive nuisance dangerous to children and other persons including, but not limited to, abandoned, broken, or neglected household appliances, equipment and machinery, ponds, abandoned foundations or excavations, or improperly maintained pools.
      12.   Dead, decayed, diseased, or hazardous trees, weeds, hedges, and overgrown or uncultivated vegetation which is in a hazardous condition, is an obstruction to pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or which is likely to harbor rats, vermin or other pests.
      13.   Any front, rear, or side yard area which causes excessive dust, water run-off, off-site tracking, or sluffing onto the property of another due to non-maintenance or other cause, or which contains the accumulation of debris.
      14.   The keeping, storing, depositing or accumulating on the premises or in the public right-of-way for an unreasonable period of time dirt, sand, gravel, concrete, or other similar materials, or maintenance of such material on public rights-of-way.
      15.   The leaving of any garbage can or refuse container in the street, other than on collection day, for more than twenty four (24) hours after collection day.
      16.   Construction equipment or machinery of any type or description parked or stored on property when it is readily visible from a public street, alley or adjoining property, except while excavation, construction or demolition operations covered by an active building permit are in progress on the subject property or an adjoining property, or where the property is zoned for the storage of construction equipment and/or machinery.
      17.   Improper maintenance of a sign; or signs which advertise a business that is no longer operating on the property or advertising a product that is no longer sold on the property.
      18.   Improper storage of inoperative, unregistered, abandoned, wrecked or dismantled vehicles or vehicle parts, including recreational vehicles.
      19.   Any wall, sign, fence, gate, hedge, or structure maintained in such condition of deterioration or disrepair as to constitute a hazard to persons or property.
      20.   Graffiti which remains on the exterior of any building, fence, sign or other structure and is visible from a public street.
      21.   Maintenance of buildings and/or structures in such condition as to be deemed defective or in a condition of deterioration or disrepair including, but not limited to:
         a.   Any building or structure which is unfit for human habitation, or which is an unreasonable hazard to the health of people residing in the vicinity thereof, or which presents an unreasonable fire hazard in the vicinity where it is located;
         b.   Any building or structure set up, erected, constructed, altered, enlarged, converted, moved or maintained contrary to the provisions of title 10 of this Code, or any use of land, buildings or premises in violation of title 11 of this Code;
         c.   Buildings which are abandoned, partially destroyed, or left in an unreasonable state of partial construction for a period of six (6) months or longer. An "unreasonable state of partial construction" is defined as any unfinished building or structure where the appearance or other conditions violate conditions as listed in subsection A21a of this section;
         d.   Buildings having dry rot, warping, termite infestation, decay, excessive cracking, peeling, or chalking, as to render the building unsightly and/or in a state of disrepair;
         e.   Buildings with missing doors and/or windows containing broken glass and/or no glass at all where the window is of a type which normally contains glass;
         f.   Building exteriors, walls, fences, gates, driveways, sidewalks, walkways, signs or ornamentation, or alleys maintained in such condition as to violate subsection A21a of this section; and
         g.   Buildings or conditions that violate any Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire, Housing, or other Code adopted by Clearfield City.
      22.   To fail to maintain the height of weeds less than six inches (6"), including on adjacent parking strip(s), alley(s), and street edge(s).
      23.   To fail to remove and lawfully dispose of all cuttings from weeds, solid waste, or objects or structures with anything injurious, or with the reasonable potential to become injurious, to the health, safety, or welfare of any persons or property.
      24.   To fail to effectively secure any vacant structure.
      25.   To fail to maintain or repair any objects or structures that are injurious, or with the reasonable potential to become injurious, to the health, safety, or welfare of any persons or property.
      26.   To fail to remove all weeds and noxious vegetation from such property and in front thereof to the curb line of the street and to keep the sidewalks in front of such property free from litter, snow, ice or obstructions.
      27.   To fail to remove, bury, or compost weeds that are rototilled or removed by root.
      28.   Any plants specified as weeds in the Utah Noxious Weed Act, Utah Code Annotated title 4, as amended.
      29.   Any violation of this Code expressly declared to be a public nuisance. (Ord. 2018-07, 5-22-2018)