The following are declared to be nuisances affecting public peace and safety:
   (A)   All snow and ice that is  not removed from public sidewalks within 24 hours after the snow or other precipitation causing the condition has ceased to fall;
   (B)   All sidewalks, walkways, stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas shall be kept in a proper state of repair, and maintained free from hazardous condition;
   (C)   All trees, hedges, billboards, or other obstructions which prevent people from having a clear view of all traffic approaching an intersection;
   (D)   All limbs of trees which are less than 7 feet above the surface of any public sidewalk, or less than 9 feet above the surface of any street;
   (E)   Any person participating in any party or other gathering that causes the unreasonable disturbing of the peace, quiet, or repose of another person;
   (F)   All unnecessary and annoying vibrations;
   (G)   Obstructions and excavations affecting the ordinary public use of streets, alleys, sidewalks, or public grounds, except under conditions as are permitted by this chapter or other applicable law;
   (H)   Radio aerials or television antennas erected or maintained in a dangerous manner;
   (I)   Any use of property abutting on a public street or sidewalk or any use of a public street or sidewalk that causes large crowds of people to gather, obstructing traffic, and the free use of the street or sidewalk;
   (J)   All hanging signs, awnings, and other similar structures over streets and sidewalks, so situated as to endanger public safety, or not constructed and maintained as provided by ordinance;
   (K)   The allowing of rainwater, ice, or snow to fall from any building or structure upon any street or sidewalk or to follow across any sidewalk;
   (L)   (1)   Any barbed wire fence located within a residentially zoned district as defined in Ch. 152 of this code;
      (2)   Any barbed wire fence located less than 5 feet above the ground within any commercial or industrial zoned district as defined as Ch. 152 of this code;
   (M)   All dangerous, unguarded machinery in any public place, or so situated or operated on private property as to attract the public;
   (N)   Wastewater cast upon or permitted to flow upon streets or other public properties;
   (O)   Accumulations in the open of discarded or disused machinery, household appliances, automobile bodies, or other materials in a manner conducive to harboring of rats, mice, snakes, or vermin, or the rank growth of vegetation among the items so accumulated, or in a manner creating fire, health, or other safety hazards from such accumulation;
   (P)   Any well, hole, or similar excavation that is left uncovered or in such other condition as to constitute a hazard to any child or other person coming on the premises where it is located;
   (Q)   Obstruction to the free flow of water in a natural waterway or a public street drain, gutter, or ditch with trash or other materials;
   (R)   The placing or throwing on any street, sidewalk, or other public property of any glass, tacks, nails, bottles, or other substances that may injure any person or animal or damage any pneumatic tire when passing over such substance. It is a violation of this section to haul any soil or material, not adequately enclosed or covered, thereby permitting the same to fall upon the streets;
   (S)   The depositing of garbage or refuse, including but not limited to grass clippings, on a public right-of-way or on adjacent private property;
   (T)   Reflected glare or light from private exterior lighting exceeding 0.5-foot candles as measured on the property line of the property where the lighting is located when abutting any residential parcel, and 1-foot candles when abutting any commercial or industrial parcel;
   (U)   All other conditions or things that are likely to cause injury to the person or property of another;
   (V)   All use or display of fireworks except as provided by law;
   (W)   Placing, leaving or keeping, on the public streets or alleys property other than vehicles;
   (X)   Knowingly keeping any domestic and/or wild animal which annoys or endangers the public or endangers the public in the use or keeping of property;
   (Y)   All buildings or structures so old, dilapidated or out of repair as to be dangerous, unsafe, unsanitary or otherwise unfit for human use;
   (Z)   Any fence that is not constructed in a substantial workmanlike manner and of substantial material reasonably suitable for the purpose for which the fence is proposed to be used; any fence that has been constructed of improper materials for the district in which it is located, such as the use of barbed wire or electric fencing in a residential district or as a boundary fence; any fence that has not been maintained and is in a condition of disrepair or has become a danger to public safety, health or welfare. The following types of fencing are prohibited:
      (1)   Any fence that is higher than 8 feet in height;
      (2)   Barbed wire fence in residential areas, or any barbed wire fence where the bottom strand of wire is less than 6 feet above the ground;
      (3)   In residential areas, fences made of poultry netting or woven wire, provided that:
         (a)   So called chain-link or “cyclone” fencing, where rigid galvanized wire of at least 3/32 inch diameter is twisted into fencing having square or diamond-shaped openings of not more than 4 inches in diameter and having rigid metal posts and top bar, is permitted;
         (b)   Small areas within yards enclosing gardens may be seasonably fenced with wire fences to prevent entry of rodents or other animals;
      (4)   Fences made substantially of scrap wood or other scrap materials or wooden shipping pallets;
      (5)   Fences having poles which are inadequate in number or not firmly placed in the ground sufficient to maintain the rigidity of the fence, taking into consideration the type of fence, possible snow load against it and any other pertinent factors;
      (6)   In residential areas, fences where the main fence barrier consists largely of solid sheets of metal, such as roofing steel or similar materials, or sheets of plastic or fiberglass;
      (7)   Fences, which, because of design, materials used, or installation practices, present a significant possibility of being damaged by wind or snow, or which may bag or sag and not present a fence in line with the posts thereof;
      (8)   Fences of any type where, taking into account the planned location of the fence, the fencing material to be used and any other pertinent factors, the fence would constitute a specific hazard to persons or property;
      (9)   Any fence currently existing and which does not comply with divisions (2), (3), or (5) above, shall be permitted until 1 year after the effective date of this chapter, but not thereafter;
   (AA)   All open and unguarded pits, wells, in-ground pool, excavations or unused basements freely accessible from any public street, alley or sidewalk;
   (BB)   Accumulations in the open of discarded or disused items including, but not limited to, machinery, household appliances, household furniture and flooring, consumer electronics (i.e. computer equipment, cell phones, TVs, other audio and/or visual equipment), any materials not designed for outdoor use, motor vehicle bodies or parts, tire, batteries, unused and/or discarded construction materials; accumulations of any materials in a manner conducive to the harboring of rats, mice, snakes or vermin; or the rank growth of vegetation among the items so accumulated; or accumulations in a manner creating fire, health or safety hazards;
   (CC)   Any unauthorized or unlawful use of property abutting on a public street, alley, or sidewalk or of a public street, alley or sidewalk which causes large crowds of people to gather, obstructing traffic and free use of the streets or sidewalks; and
   (DD)   Any abandoned above or underground tank whose capacity is in excess of 1,100 gallons.
(Am. Ord. 290, passed 7-2-2001; Am. Ord. 330, passed 4-5-2010; Am. Ord. 336, passed 6-6-2016)  Penalty, see § 95.99