The maintaining, using, placing, depositing, leaving or permitting to be or remain on any public or private property of any of the following items, conditions or actions are hereby declared to be and constitute a nuisance; provided, however, this enumeration shall not be deemed or construed to be conclusive, limiting or restrictive:
   A.   Noxious weeds and other rank vegetation.
   B.   Accumulation of rubbish, trash, refuse, junk and other abandoned materials, metals, lumber or other things.
   C.   Any condition which provides harborage for rats, mice, snakes and other vermin.
   D.   Any building or other structure which is in such a dilapidated condition that it is unfit for human habitation, or kept in such an unsanitary condition that it is a menace to the health of people residing in the vicinity thereof, or presents a more than ordinarily dangerous fire hazard in the vicinity where it is located.
   E.   All unnecessary or unauthorized noises and annoying vibrations, including animal noises.
   F.   All disagreeable or obnoxious odors and stenches, as well as the conditions, substances or other causes which give rise to the emission or generation of such odors and stenches.
   G.   The carcasses of animals or fowl not disposed of within a reasonable time after death.
   H.   The pollution of any public well or cistern, stream, lake, canal or body of water by sewage, dead animals, creamery, industrial wastes or other substances.
   I.   Any building, structure or other place or location where any activity which is in violation of local, state or federal law is conducted, performed or maintained.
   J.   Any accumulation of stagnant water permitted or maintained on any lot or piece of ground.
   K.   Dense smoke, noxious fumes, gas, soot or cinders, in unreasonable quantities.
   L.   The operation or use of any electrical apparatus or machine which materially and unduly interferes with radio or television reception by others.
   M.   Any use of a street or sidewalk or a place adjacent thereto which causes crowds of people to gather so as to obstruct traffic on such street or sidewalk, or which otherwise obstructs traffic thereon, except as may be authorized by law or ordinance.
   N.   Permitting water or other liquid to flow or fall, or ice or snow to fall, from any building or structure upon any street or sidewalk.
   O.   Any pit, hole, or other thing which is so constructed, formed, conditioned, or situated as to endanger the public safety.
   P.   Any motor vehicle (whether in operating condition or not) or any trailer without a current vehicle plate, as required by law for vehicles used on the public highways, when stored or kept in a residence district.
   Q.   "Weeds" including, but not limited to, poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac and all vegetation at any state of maturity which:
      1.   Exceeds twelve inches (12") in height, except healthy trees, shrubs, or produce for human consumption grown in a tended and cultivated garden, unless such trees and shrubbery by their density or location constitute a detriment to the health, benefit and welfare of the public and community or a hazard to traffic or create a fire hazard to the property or otherwise interfere with the mowing of said weeds;
      2.   Regardless of height, harbors, conceals, or invites deposits or accumulation of refuse or trash;
      3.   Harbors rodents or vermin;
      4.   Gives off unpleasant or noxious odors;
      5.   Constitutes a fire or traffic hazard; or
      6.   Is dead or diseased. (1980 Code § 21-2)
The term "weeds" shall not include tended crops on land zoned for agricultural use which are planted more than one hundred fifty feet (150') from a parcel zoned for other than agricultural use. (1980 Code § 21-2; amd. 2003 Code)
   R.   Abandoned, unsafe and dilapidated signs as defined in section 11-12-3 of this code.
   S.   Any violation of section 11-5-1 (Accessory Structures and Uses) of this code. (Ord. 6195, 12-8-2014; amd. Ord. 6288, 3-22-2021)