1345.01  DETERMINING CONDITIONS.
   For the purposes of abating public nuisances and assessing for the cost thereof, and prescribing the conduct, whether of omission or commission, of any natural person or business operating as a proprietorship, partnership, unincorporated association, or corporation, as owner or occupier of any lot of land within corporate limits of the City or of any building, house or other structure on any such lot of land, a public nuisance shall exist when:
   (a)   Any Structure that is in a state of any of, but not limited to, the following: dilapidation, deterioration or decay; faulty construction; overcrowded; open, vacant or abandoned; damaged by fire to the extent so as not to provide shelter; in danger of collapse or failure; and, dangerous to anyone on or near the premises; or
   (b)   Any tree, stack of, or other object remains standing upon such lot of land in such condition that it shall, if such condition is suffered to continue, endanger the life, limb or property or cause hurt, unsightly, damage or injury to persons or property on or near the premises; or
   (c)   Any physical condition or occupancy of any premises or its appurtenances considered an attractive nuisance to children, including, but not limited to, abandoned wells, shafts, basements, unguarded excavations and unsafe or unsecured structures, trees, or vegetation; or
   (d)   There is the accumulation on any premises or in any structure of earth, rubbish, junk, metal, motorized or non-motorized vehicles or equipment or any parts thereof, or other unsightly or unsanitary materials, or has an uncontrolled growth of weeds; or
   (e)   Any premises or structure that is manifestly capable of being a fire hazard , or is manifestly unsafe or unsecure so as to endanger life, limb or property; or
   (f)   Any premises or structure that has unsanitary sewage or plumbing facilities or has been designated as unsafe for human habitation; or
   (g)   The conduct of any activity thereon or therein which by reason of noxious odors generated thereby, or of smoke, dust, dirt or water being cast or draining therefrom endangers or is harmful to the public health, welfare or safety, or materially interferes with the peaceful and lawful use, comfort and enjoyment of owners or occupants of nearby or adjacent lots of land or structures; or
   (h)   Any structure becomes so out of repair and dilapidated that, due to lack of adequate maintenance or neglect, it endangers the public health, welfare, or safety, or materially interferes with the peaceful enjoyment of owners or occupants of adjacent property; or
   (i)   There is any loud, unnecessary or unusual noise, or any noise or lighting which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of owners or occupants of nearby or adjacent lots of land or structures; or
   (j)   There is any placing, throwing or sweeping into any street, avenue, alley, park or public ground, any dirt, paper, nails, pieces of glass or board, fruit parings or skins, garbage, waste, leaves or clippings, ashes, cans, bottles, cartons, boxes, furniture, oil, parts of automobiles or any other matter of an unsightly or unsanitary nature, or the placing, throwing or sweeping of such matter upon any sidewalk, or street crossing, or on any driveway, or upon the floor, stairway or hallway of any public building, theater, railway depot, railway platform or property of another; or
   (k)   There is an accumulation of any paper, fruit parings or skins, garbage, waste, ashes, cartons, boxes or any other matter of an unsightly or unsanitary nature in such manner that such matter could be blown onto any street, avenue, alley, park, public ground, sidewalk or property of another; or
   (l)   Any physical condition or occupancy of any premises or structure which shall, if such condition continues to exist, attract and propagate rodents, vermin or insects; or
   (m)   Any premises or structure from which the plumbing, heating or facilities required by this code or any other applicable code in the State of Ohio have been removed, or from which utilities have been disconnected, destroyed, removed or rendered ineffective, or if vacant or abandoned effective precautions against trespassers have not been provided; or
   (n)   Any condition exists which, at common law, was classified as a public nuisance; or
   (o)   Any condition exists which has been declared a public nuisance by the Ohio Revised Code.    (Ord. 106-2020.  Passed 9-21-20.)