§ 12-1-3  NUISANCES; ILLUSTRATIVE ENUMERATION.
   The maintaining, using, placing, depositing, leaving, or permitting to be or remain on public or private property within the city limits of any of the following items, conditions, or actions is hereby declared to be and to constitute a nuisance; however, this enumeration shall not be deemed or construed to be conclusive, limiting, or restrictive:
   (A)   Any condition which promotes harborage for rats, mice, snakes, and other vermin;
   (B)   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 fire hazard in the vicinity where it is located;
   (C)   All disagreeable or obnoxious gases, odors, and/or fumes, as well as the conditions, substances, or other causes which give rise to the emission or generation of such gases, odors, and/or fumes;
   (D)   The dressed or undressed carcasses of fish, animals or fowl, wild game, or domestic, not disposed of, processed, or removed from the general public view;
   (E)   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;
   (F)   Any building, structure, or location wherein or upon which any activity which is in violation of local, state, or federal law is conducted, performed, or maintained;
   (G)   Any accumulation of stagnant water permitted or maintained on any lot or property;
   (H)   Dense smoke, noxious fumes, gas, soot, or cinders, in unreasonable quantities;
   (I)   Any method of human excreta disposal which does not conform to the provisions of this chapter, state law, or city ordinances, rule, or regulation;
   (J)   Leaking or defective water pipes, sewer pipes, hydrants, cisterns, wells, gutters, drains, rain spouts, or seepage in or about any structure used for human occupancy or the surrounding earth;
   (K)   Any abandoned or open wells, cisterns, or cellars;
   (L)   The discharge of any filthy or offensive water, swill, liquid, or waste from any commercial establishment into or on any street, alley, sidewalk, gutter, vacant lot, stream, or river;
   (M)   The keeping or maintaining of any hives or boxes used or occupied or for the purpose of housing or occupation by bees within the city limits, except as hereinafter provided. The keeping of bees shall not be prohibited in agricultural zones, provided no box or hive containing bees permitted to fly at large shall be kept within 100 feet of any dwelling, except the dwelling of the owner of such bees, or within 50 feet of any exterior boundary within which the box or hive is kept;
   (N)   The parking or storage of any vehicle or machine or parts thereof in violation of any municipal code, state statute, or federal law;
   (O)   Any building or structure including the ground on which it sits that is used for the unlawful manufacture, cultivation, growth, production, processing, sale, possession, or storage of any controlled substance as defined in Neb. RS Chapter 28, Article 4;
   (P)   Any excavation exposed so as to catch and hold water, filth, or any refuse matter;
   (Q)   Leaving any refrigerator, or any cabinet enclosing apparatus for the cooling or freezing of perishable articles or substances outside of a building unless the doors of every compartment of such refrigerator or cabinet are removed. Provided, however, that such doors need not be removed if each door is secured by a hasp and lock;
   (R)   Permitting, allowing, or maintaining any growth of 12 inches or more in height of weeds or grasses on any lot or tract of land within the city, or permitting such lot or tract of land or the adjoining streets and alleys to become covered or overgrown with weeds, or littering or causing litter to be deposited or remain thereon except in proper receptacles;
   (S)   Placing or accumulating junk. It shall not be unlawful to:
      (1)   Keep or store junk inside a building;
      (2)   Keep or store junk in a junkyard as defined in Chapter 25, Article 22 of this code, which junkyard is in a location permitted under Chapter 25, Article 22 of this code;
      (3)   Accumulate or permit junk to remain on a lot or other tract of land owned or occupied by the person accumulating the junk or permitting it to remain, for a period not to exceed ten days, for the sole purpose of preparation for removal from the premises; or
      (4)   Hold not more than two damaged or inoperable automobiles for purposes of restoration if such automobiles are concealed by an automobile cover and situated in a rear or side yard (except a side yard abutting a street) of a lot or tract on which is situated a residence.
   (T)   Every other act or thing done, made, permitted, allowed, or continued on any property, whether public or private, detrimental to the health or likely to injure any of the inhabitants of the city.
(Ord. 3884, passed - -2005)