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A. Junk, Trash, Rubbish Or Refuse Of Any Kind:
1. The storage or accumulation of junk, trash, rubbish or refuse of any kind is hereby determined to be a public nuisance. Junk includes, but is not limited to, unused stoves or other appliances not stored in a tight and proper building, as defined herein, remnants of wood, decayed weathered or broken construction materials no longer suitable or safe for construction; approved building materials, metal or any other material or other castoff material of any kind not currently being used for construction on site and whether or not the same could be put to any reasonable use.
2. A tight and proper building means a building enclosed in such a way as to restrict the entrance of mice, rats or other vermin, and children and which prevents such junk in the building from being visible to persons on other private or public property, streets or sidewalks.
B. Accumulation Of Manure Or Garbage: No pile or deposit of manure, offal, garbage or accumulation of any offensive or nauseous substance shall be made within the limits of the city. It is unlawful for any person to unload, discharge or put upon or along any public thoroughfare or public place within the city any manure, offal, garbage or other offensive or nauseous substance.
C. Dead Animals Or Excrement: It is unlawful for any person to deposit or leave in place in any part of the city any dead animal, any animal or vegetable excrement or other substance which is offensive or which by progress of decomposition may become offensive. No person shall throw or deposit offal or any offensive matter, or the carcass of any animal, in the waters of Hayden Lake or in any pond, spring, well, stream, street, alley, sewer or public street or highway except for the placement of garbage placed in appropriate containers on public streets for the purpose of collection by a garbage collection contractor. Such placement of garbage shall not take place more than twenty four (24) hours prior to the prescheduled garbage collection date. (Ord. 178, 2-19-2002)
D. Littering: It is unlawful for any person to dispose of, throw away or leave any empty container or other litter on any public property, public park, public street or highway within the city; provided, however, that empty containers or other litter may be deposited in receptacles provided especially for that purpose. A violation of this subsection shall constitute an infraction unless otherwise provided by Idaho Code sections 18-3906, 18-7031 or any successor statutes. (Ord. 273, 8-4-2015)
E. Scattering Handbills And Paper Posting Of Notices: No person shall scatter or throw, distribute or affix upon any public street or highway or public property, or in or on any vehicle while parked on such public street or highway or public property, any handbills, posters, advertisement fliers, litter or paper. The provisions of this subsection do not interfere or prevent the posting of notices required by law to be posted.
F. Structures Or Vacant Buildings: Any structure or part of any structure which, because of fire, wind or other natural disaster or physical deterioration is no longer habitable as a dwelling, not useful for any other purpose for which it may have been intended, is hereby determined to be a public nuisance. The existence of any vacant dwelling, garage or other building is a public nuisance unless such buildings are kept securely locked, windows are glazed or neatly boarded up and otherwise protected to prevent entrance thereto.
G. Secondhand Articles: It is unlawful for any person or any secondhand dealer to store or keep any old articles or materials which may be classed as junk in any part of the city without first providing tight and proper buildings for the storage of the same. (Ord. 178, 2-19-2002)
H. Dead Or Diseased Trees: No person shall allow a dead or diseased tree to remain on their property after such determination has been made by an arborist or other qualified expert retained by the city to make such a determination. If the expert recommends a course of treatment for a diseased tree that is capable of being returned to a healthy state, the respective property owner shall fully comply with the same or remove the subject tree. (Ord. 231, 9-21-2009)