§ 8-1.  Prohibition.
   (a)   It shall be unlawful for the owner, occupant or person having control or management of any land within the city to permit a public nuisance, health hazard or source of filth to develop thereon through the accumulation of rubbish, the excessive growth thereon of weeds or grass or the keeping of any other nuisance.
   (b)   Each owner of the property in the city, abutting upon a public street, avenue, alley, or other public thoroughfare, shall keep clean and free of uncut grass, weeds, or other growth, except shade trees, the grass plot between the sidewalk and the curb line along his premises where sidewalks are constructed, and, where pavements or sidewalks are not constructed, the owner of abutting property shall be and is hereby required to keep the public street, avenue, alley, or thoroughfare free from such growth for a distance not exceeding twelve (12) feet in front of and adjoining this property line.
   (c)   Weeds, grass and other growth shall be kept cut as close to the earth at all times as may be necessary to keep same not more than twelve (12) inches in height.
(Code 1977, § 60.030) (Ord. No. 1748, § 1, 3-9-09; Ord. No. 1933, §1, 7-22-19)