§ 91.001  PROHIBITED CONDITIONS.
   The existence of any of the following conditions on any vacant lot or other parcel of land within the corporate limits, or within one mile thereof is declared to be dangerous and prejudicial to the public health or safety and to constitute a public nuisance:
   (A)   The growth of noxious weeds or grass causing or threatening to cause a hazard detrimental to the public health or safety;
   (B)   Any accumulation of animal or vegetable matter that is offensive by virtue of odors or vapors or by the inhabitation therein of rats, mice, snakes or vermin of any kind which is or may be dangerous or prejudicial to the public health;
   (C)   Any accumulation of rubbish, trash, old building materials, junk causing or threatening to cause the accumulation of stagnant water, or causing or threatening to cause the inhabitation therein of rats, mice, snakes or vermin of any kind which is or may be dangerous or prejudicial to the public health;
   (D)   Any condition detrimental to the public health which violates the rules and regulations of the County Health Department;
   (E)   The keeping or housing of chickens, fowl or any barn yard animal such as cows, horses, swine goats and the like, within a residential area, except on a bona fide operating farm, is declared a health nuisance and is prohibited. For purpose of this section provision, a RESIDENTIAL AREA is defined as one in which there are three or more residences within 200 feet of the lot, tract or parcel upon which such animals are located; and
   (F)   The keeping of domestic pets, such as dogs, cats or other animals in quantities and/or in confined spaces that may cause noxious odors, fumes, flies, snakes, rats, vermin or the accumulation of feces or animal matter is prohibited.
(1991 Code, § 11-21)  (Ord. passed 8-6-1968; Ord. passed 11-15-1975; Ord. passed 5-2-2006; Ord. passed 10-2-2007)  Penalty, see § 10.99