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The following subsections include, but do not limit, the conditions which are deemed to be nuisances in the city:
A. Injurious Or Dangerous Premises: Erecting, continuing or using any building or other place for the exercise of any trade, employment or manufacture, which, by occasioning noxious exhalations, unreasonably offensive smells, or other annoyances, becomes injurious and dangerous to the health, comfort or property of individuals or the public.
B. Filthy Substances On Premises: Causing or suffering any offal, filth or noisome substance to be collected or to remain in any place to the prejudice of others.
C. Obstructing Waterways: Obstructing or impeding without legal authority the passage of any navigable river, harbor, or collection of water.
D. Polluting Or Diverting Waterways: Corrupting or rendering unwholesome or impure the water of any river, stream, or pond, or unlawfully diverting the same from its natural course or state, to the injury or prejudice of others.
E. Obstructing Public Ways With Fences Or Buildings: Obstructing or encumbering, by fences, buildings or otherwise, the public roads, private ways, streets, alleys, commons, landing places, or burying grounds.
F. Signs Or Billboards Obstructing View Of Public Ways: Billboards, signboards and advertising signs, whether erected and constructed on public or private property, which so obstruct and impair the view of any portion or part of a public street, avenue, highway, boulevard or alley or of a railroad or street railway track as to render dangerous the use thereof.
G. Storing Of Flammables: Depositing or storing of flammable junk, such as old rags, rope, cordage, rubber, bones and paper, by dealers in such articles within the fire limits of the city, unless in a building of fireproof construction.
H. Emission Of Dense Smoke, Fumes, Ash: Emission of dense smoke, noxious fumes, or fly ash.
I. Dense Growth Of Weeds Or Vegetation: Dense growth of all weeds, vines, brush, or other vegetation in the city so as to constitute a health, safety, or fire hazard.
J. Diseased Trees: Trees infected with Dutch elm disease, emerald ash borer, and other diseased trees.
K. Object Or Structure Endangering Aerial Navigation: Any object or structure hereafter erected within one thousand feet (1,000') of the limits of any municipal or regularly established airport or landing place, which may endanger or obstruct aerial navigation including take off and landing, unless such object or structure constitutes a proper use or enjoyment of the land on which the same is located.
L. Places Of Ill Repute: Houses of ill fame, kept for the purpose of prostitution and lewdness; gambling houses; places resorted to by persons participating in criminal gang activity prohibited by Iowa Code chapter 723A or places resorted to by persons using controlled substances, as defined in Iowa Code section 124.101, subsection 5, in violation of law; or houses where drunkenness, quarreling, fighting or breaches of the peace are carried on or permitted to the disturbance of others.
M. Storing Of Junk, Junk Vehicles Or Junk Machinery: Storing, accumulating, or allowing to remain on any private property any junk, junk vehicle, or junk machinery, as set forth in chapter 2 of this title.
N. Other Nuisances: Any other nuisance described as such in the laws of the state of Iowa or the ordinances of the city. (Ord. 2014-03, 4-8-2014)