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City Code Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 2.5 ALARM SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 3 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

CHAPTER 4 ANIMALS AND FOWL

CHAPTER 5 BICYCLES AND MOTOR SCOOTERS

CHAPTER 6 BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

CHAPTER 7 ELECTIONS

CHAPTER 8 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION

CHAPTER 9 FOOD AND DRINK

CHAPTER 10 GARBAGE AND TRASH

CHAPTER 11 HEALTH AND SANITATION

CHAPTER 12 HOUSING

CHAPTER 12.5 LIBRARY

CHAPTER 13 PERMITS AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS

CHAPTER 14 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND OFFENSES

CHAPTER 15 MOBILE HOMES AND MOBILE HOME PARKS

CHAPTER 16 RESERVED

CHAPTER 17 NUISANCES

CHAPTER 18 PARKS AND RECREATION

CHAPTER 19 PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

CHAPTER 20 POLICE

CHAPTER 21 RAILROADS

CHAPTER 22 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

CHAPTER 23 SUBDIVISIONS

CHAPTER 24 TRAFFIC

CHAPTER 25 TREES AND SHRUBBERY

CHAPTER 26 WATER, SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, AND STORM WATER

CHAPTER 27 ZONING

 

CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 1-1.  How Code designated and cited.

Sec. 1-2.  Definitions and rules of construction.

Sec. 1-3.  Certain ordinances not affected by Code.

Sec. 1-4.  Code does not affect prior offenses, rights, etc.

Sec. 1-5.  Provisions considered as continuations of existing ordinances.

Sec. 1-6.  Parenthetical and reference matter.

Sec. 1-7.  Catchlines of sections.

Sec. 1-8.  Reference to Code, conflicts.

Sec. 1-9.  Effect of repeal of ordinances.

Sec. 1-10.  Application of certain ordinances to parking lots, private property, etc. 

Sec. 1-11.  Extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain ordinances.

Sec. 1-12.  Amendments to Code.

Sec. 1-13.  Supplementation of Code—Generally.

Sec. 1-14.  Same—Exclusion of special or temporary ordinances.

Sec. 1-15.  Altering Code.

Sec. 1-16.  General penalty; continuing violations.

Sec. 1-17.  City officers or employees not subject to general penalty for failure to perform official duties.

Sec. 1-18.  Severability of parts of Code.

Sec. 1-19.  Restitution; order; when.

Sec. 1-20.  Restitution; enforcement; by whom.

 

CHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRATION

Sec. 2-1.  Advisory boards and commissions.

Sec. 2-2.  Charges for rescue and ambulance calls.

Sec. 2-3.  Fee for processing request to have real property declared blighted.

Sec. 2-4.  Mayor to appoint city officers, and department and division heads.

Sec. 2-5.  Schedule of Fees.

Sec. 2-6.  Satisfaction of bond or surety requirements.

Secs. 2-7 -- 2-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  COUNCIL

Sec. 2-16.  Regular meetings.

Sec. 2-16.1.  Special meetings.

Sec. 2-17.  Agenda.

Sec. 2-17.1.  Presiding officer.

Sec. 2-17.1.5.  Council president; term of office; acting pres­ident; duties.

Sec. 2-17.2.  Call to order.

Sec. 2-17.3.  Roll call.

Sec. 2-18.  Quorum.

Sec. 2-18.1.  Order of business.

Sec. 2-18.2.  Reading of minutes.

Sec. 2-18.3.  Rules of procedure.

Sec. 2-19.  Rules of debate.

Sec. 2-19.1.  Addressing the council.

Sec. 2-19.2.  Manner of address; time limit.

Sec. 2-20.  Decorum generally.

Sec. 2-21.  Who may attend meetings.

Sec. 2-21.1.  City council subcommittees.

Sec. 2-21.2.  Repealed by Ord. No. 5076.

Sec. 2-21.3.  Protest by council member.

Sec. 2-21.4.  Ordinances, resolutions, motions and contracts.

Sec. 2-22.  Procedure for the introduction and passage of ordinances and resolutions.

Sec. 2-23.  Committee reports.

Sec. 2-24.  Motion to adjourn.

Sec. 2-25.  Mayor; veto power; passage over veto.

Sec. 2-26.  Procedure for filling vacancy in the office of mayor and/or city councilman.

Sec. 2-27—2-30.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

Sec. 2-31.  Operating accounts.

Sec. 2-32.  Investment of surplus funds.

Sec. 2-33.  Sales and use tax use; property tax relief assurance committee, composition, duties; accelerated street improvement program; amendment.

Sec. 2-34.  Adoption of sales and use tax.

Sec. 2-35.  Reserved.

Sec. 2-36.  General Fund; budgetary policy.

Secs. 2-37—2-45.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

 

DIVISION 1. GENERALLY

Sec. 2-46.  Qualifications of officers.

Sec. 2-47.  Reserved.

Sec. 2-48.  Separate office of city clerk and city treasurer created.

Sec. 2-49.  City attorney.

Sec. 2-50.  City engineer.

Sec. 2-51.  Reserved

Secs. 2-52 — 2-60.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  ADMINISTRATOR

Sec. 2-61.  Created.

Sec. 2-62.  Purpose.

Sec. 2-63.  Qualifications.

Sec. 2-64.  Bond.

Sec. 2-65.  Acting administrator.

Sec. 2-66.  Powers and duties.

Sec. 2-67.  Inquiries or interference by mayor and council.

Sec. 2-68.  Political activity prohibited.

Secs. 2-69—2-80.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  CODE OF ETHICS

Sec. 2-81.  Declaration of policy.

Sec. 2-82.  Definitions.

Sec. 2-83.  Standards of conduct.

Sec. 2-84.  Prohibition on conflict of interest.

Sec. 2-85.  Conflict of interest; disclosure.

Sec. 2-86.  Interest of spouse.

Sec. 2-87.  Misuse of official information.

Sec. 2-88.  Financial disclosure.

Sec. 2-89.  Financial disclosure by candidates.

Sec. 2-90.  Penalties.

Sec. 2-91.  Disposition of alleged violations; hearings.

Sec. 2-92.  Oaths and requests for information.

Sec. 2-93.  Sanctions.

Sec. 2-94.  Officer defined.

Sec. 2-95.  Officers' interest in contracts — Prohibited.

Sec. 2-96.  Same — Exceptions.

Sec. 2-97.  Certain transactions not considered contracts.

Sec. 2-98.  Permitted contracts with officers not exempt from competitive bidding, etc., requirements.

Sec. 2-98.1.  Competitive bidding.

Sec. 2-99.  Contract ledger to be maintained by city clerk.

Sec. 2-100.  Open account deemed a contract.

 

ARTICLE V.  PURCHASING

Sec. 2-101.  Title.

Sec. 2-102.  Definitions.

Sec. 2-103.  Office of risk manager; appointment of manager.

Sec. 2-104.  Responsibilities and duties of risk manager.

Sec. 2-105.  Requisitions and estimates.

Sec. 2-106.  Encumbrance of funds.

Sec. 2-107.  Prohibition of interest; adoption of state law.

Sec. 2-108.  Gifts and rebates.

Sec. 2-109.  Reserved.

Sec. 2-110.  Formal contract procedure.

Sec. 2-111.  Informal bidding.

Sec. 2-112.  Emergency purchases.

Sec. 2-113.  Inspection and testing.

Sec. 2-114.  Inventory.

Sec. 2-115.  Surplus stock.

Sec. 2-116.  Prescribed authority structures.

Sec. 2-117.  Exceptions.

Secs. 2-118—2-130.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

DIVISION 1. GENERALLY

Sec. 2-131—2-150.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

Sec. 2-151.  Positions-Covered.

Sec. 2-152.  Same-Created and eliminated.

Sec. 2-153.  Establishment of salaries and compensation.

Sec. 2-154.  Payment of compensation for services.

Sec. 2-155.  City's duty to commission.

Sec. 2-156.  Political fund contribution and political service.

Sec. 2-157.  Obstructing examinations.

Sec. 2-158.  Civil service commission created.

Sec. 2-159.  Appointment of members.

Sec. 2-160.  Member's terms of office.

Sec. 2-161.  Removal from office.

Sec. 2-162.  Compensation of members.

Sec. 2-163.  Meetings.

Sec. 2-164.  Chairperson.

Sec. 2-165.  Secretary and chief examiner.

Sec. 2-166.  Quorum.

Sec. 2-167.  Powers and duties.

Sec. 2-168.  Appointments and promotions.

Sec. 2-169.  Requirements for civil service position applicants.

Secs. 2-170—2-172.  Reserved.

Sec. 2-173.  Reduction in force policy for employees covered under civil service and for general employees.

Sec. 2-174.  Reserved.

 

CHAPTER  2.5 ALARM SYSTEMS

Sec. 2.5-1.  Definitions.

Sec. 2.5-2.  Permit—Required.

Sec. 2.5-3.  Same—Application; nontransferability; exceptions.

Sec. 2.5-4.  Regulations; duties; monitoring fees; unlawful acts.

Sec. 2.5-5.  False alarms; false alarm fees required; grace period; appeals.

Sec. 2.5-6.  Designated telephone lines.

Sec. 2.5-7.  Confidentiality; statistics.

Sec. 2.5-8.  No Liability on Part of the City.

Sec. 2.5-9.  Firearms dealers; burglar alarm systems required; exceptions.

Sec. 2.5-10.  Penalty.

 

CHAPTER 3 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 3-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 3-2.  Right of entry of officials.

Sec. 3-3.  Unlawful possession.

Sec. 3-4.  Minors and incompetents.

Sec. 3-5.  Hours of sale on Sunday.

Sec. 3-6.  Reserved.

Sec. 3-7.  Special provisions for premises licensed for beer only.

Sec. 3-8.  Sale from original package only.

Sec. 3-9.  Nonbeverage users.

Sec. 3-10.  Liquor in restaurants; restrictions.

Sec. 3-11.  Where consumption unlawful.

Sec. 3-12.  Responsibilities of owners of licensed premises.

Sec. 3-13.  Open containers prohibited.

Secs. 3-14 — 3-25.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  LICENSE

Sec. 3-26.  Required.

Sec. 3-27.  Occupation tax.

Sec. 3-28.  Consideration to be given applicants for liquor licenses.

Sec. 3-29.  Procedure for handling liquor license applications.

Sec. 3-30.  Display.

Sec. 3-31.  Cancellation for failure to conduct business.

Sec. 3-32.  Revocation and suspension of liquor license.

Sec. 3-33.  Removed by Ordinance No. 5038.

Secs. 3-34—3-40.  Reserved.

Secs. 3-41—3-44.  Repealed by Ordinance No. 4640.

 

CHAPTER 4 ANIMALS AND FOWL

Sec. 4-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 4-2.  Enforcement generally.

Sec. 4-3.  Pound.

Sec. 4-4.  Keeping of livestock.

Sec. 4-5.  Keeping of wild birds or animals; liability.

Sec. 4-6.  Running at large.

Sec. 4-7.  Vaccination against rabies required; vaccination tag.

Sec. 4-8.  License required.

Sec. 4-9.  Issuance of license.

Sec. 4-10.  Period for which valid.

Sec. 4-11.  License fee.

Sec. 4-12.  License tag.

Sec. 4-13.  Wearing of collars; removal of license tag.

Sec. 4-14.  Exceptions to license; transient dogs.

Sec. 4-15.  Poisoning or injuring dogs.

Sec. 4-16.  Barking, howling, crying, or yelping dogs or cats.

Sec. 4-17.  Dogs or cats injuring or destroying property of others.

Sec. 4-18.  Cross dogs or cats.

Sec. 4-19.  Registration and housing of guard dogs.

Sec. 4-20.  Impoundment; confinement by owner; test authorized.

Sec. 4-21.  Dog or cat bitten by a rabid animal; disposition.

Sec. 4-22.  Duty of owner in case of dog bite or injury to another person.

Sec. 4-23.  Impoundment of animals.

Sec. 4-24.  Holding impounded animals.

Sec. 4-25.  Pound fees; release from pound.

Sec. 4-26.  Animal pound records and reports.

Sec. 4-27.  Impounding time limit.

Sec. 4-28.  Interference with capture of dogs.

Sec. 4-29.  Enforcement.

See. 4-30.  False information.

Sec. 4-31.  Unsanitary pens.

Sec. 4-32.  Animal waste.

Sec. 4-33.  Limitation on number of dogs or cats.

Sec. 4-34.  Reserved.

Sec. 4-35.  Failure to surrender animal.

Sec. 4-36.  Dangerous Dogs.

 

CHAPTER 5 BICYCLES AND MOTOR SCOOTERS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 5-1.  Enforcement. 

 

ARTICLE II.  BICYCLES 

Sec. 5-2.  Registration.

Sec. 5-3.  License.

Sec. 5-4.  Mutilation of serial number or registration number.

Sec. 5-5.  Parental responsibilities.

Sec. 5-6.  Violations.

Secs. 5-7—5-15.  Reserved.

Sec. 5-16.  Compliance.

Sec. 5-17.  Compliance with traffic laws.

Sec. 5-18.  Equipment.

Sec. 5-19.  Manner of riding; carrying passengers, etc.

Sec. 5-20.  Riding on roadways and paths.

Sec. 5-21.  Bicycle riding on sidewalks.

Sec. 5-22.  Clinging to vehicles.

Sec. 5-23.  Parking.

 

ARTICLE III.  MOTOR SCOOTERS 

Sec. 5-24.  Gas- or electric-powered scooters on sidewalks.

Sec. 5-25.  Registration; license.

Sec. 5-26.  Right of way.

Sec. 5-27.  Violations; impoundment; redemption.

Sec. 5-28.  Exception

 

CHAPTER 6 BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 6-1.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-2.  Personal liability of enforcement personnel.

Sec. 6-3.  Wellhead protection.

Sec. 6-4.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-5.  No permit fee for city-owned projects.

Sec. 6-6—6-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  BUILDING CODE

Sec. 6-16.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 6-17.  Conflicts.

Sec. 6-18.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-19.  Beginning construction without obtaining permit.

Secs. 6-20—6-30.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  BUILDING CONTRACTORS 

Secs. 6-31-6-35.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-36.  Registration certificate-Required; exceptions.

Sec. 6-37.  Same-Prerequisite to building permit.

Sec. 6-38.  Same-Fee.

Sec. 6-39.  Same-Certificate of insurance.

Sec. 6-40.  Same-Expiration date.

Sec. 6-41.  Same-Suspension or revocation.

Secs. 6-42—6-50.  Reserved

 

ARTICLE IV.  ELECTRICAL CODE

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 6-51.  Short title.

Sec. 6-52.  National Electrical Code Adopted.

Sec. 6-53.  Code official-Designated as enforcement officer.

Sec. 6-54.  Same-Duties.

Sec. 6-55.  Same-Right of entry.

Sec. 6-56.  Violations and penalties.

Sec. 6-57.  Appeals.

Secs. 6-58—6-70.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  CONTRACTOR'S REGISTRATION AND REGULATIONS 

Sec. 6-71.  State license, city registration required-To engage in business, Fees.

Sec. 6-72.  Same-To install or supervise installation of wiring or equipment.

Sec. 6-73.  Unlawful acts-Generally.

Sec. 6-74.  Same-Apprentice electricians; supervision of work required.

Sec. 6-75.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-76.  Homeowner's privilege; permit.

Sec. 6-77.  Certificate of insurance.

Sec. 6-78.  Registration required.

Sec. 6-79.  Expiration and renewal of registrations.

Sec. 6-80.  Revocation or suspension of registration.

Secs. 6-81—6-90.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS

Sec. 6-91.  Permit-Required.

Sec. 6-92.  Same-Not required.

Sec. 6-93.  Same-Persons eligible.

Sec. 6-94.  Same-Fees.

Sec. 6-95.  Same-Issuance conditions.

Sec. 6-96.  Concealment of wiring or equipment without permission.

Sec. 6-97.  Requests for inspections.

Sec. 6-98.  Term for commencement of work under permit; expired permits.

Sec. 6-99.  Existing Electrical Installations

Secs. 6-100—6-105.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  MECHANICAL CODE

Sec. 6-106.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 6-107.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-108.  Mechanical contractor registration; scope of work; permit to do mechanical work required.

Sec. 6-109.  Mechanical contractor's registration; experience; examination; fees; expiration date; exceptions.

Sec. 6-109.1  Mechanical registration; revocation; suspension.

Sec. 6-109.2  Mechanical contractor’s certificate of insurance.

Sec. 6-110.  Gas contractor registration; scope of work; permit to do gas systems work required.

Sec. 6-111.  Gas contractor's registration; experience; examination; fees; expiration date; exceptions.

Sec. 6-111.1  Gas Contractor’s registration; revocation; suspension.

Sec. 6-111.2  Gas contractor’s certificate of insurance.

Sec. 6-112.  Mechanical contractor and gas contractor transferability of registration among persons; homeowner occupied exception.

Sec. 6-113.  Appeals.

Secs. 6-114—6-120.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  PLUMBING 

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 6-121.  International Plumbing Code-Adopted.

Sec. 6-122.  Same-Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-123.  Termination of water service.

Sec. 6-124.  Appeals.

Secs. 6-125—6-130.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  PLUMBING BOARD

Sec. 6-131.  Members; appointments; qualifications; terms; bond vacancies, how filled.

Sec. 6-132.  Organization; records.

Sec. 6-133.  Appointments; when made.

Sec. 6-134.  Meetings.

Sec. 6-135.  Plumbing rules and regulations; adoption; powers of board; variances.

Sec. 6-136.  Application for registration; exam­ination; transferability of registrations among persons.

Sec. 6-137.  Registration; term; revocation; suspension.

Sec. 6-138.  Registration; denial; appeal.

Secs. 6-139—6-140.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  PERMITS

Sec. 6-141.  Plumbing without registration prohibited; exceptions.

Sec. 6-142.  Permit for business; information required by code official.

Sec. 6-143.  Plumbing contractor's registration; experience; examination; fees; term.

Sec. 6-144.  Journeyman plumber's registration; experience; examination; fees; term.

Sec. 6-145.  Apprentice plumber's registration; information; fee; term; supervision of work.

Sec. 6-146.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-147.  Contractor's certificate of insurance.

Sec. 6-148.  Waiver of certain requirements; journeyman plumber, apprentice plumber.

Secs. 6-149—6-150.  Reserved.

Sec. 6-151.  Yard irrigation liability.

Secs. 6-152—6-160.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VII.  ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLING CODE 

Sec. 6-161.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 6-162.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-163.  Reserved.

Secs. 6-164—6-170.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VIII.  ENERGY CONSERVATION

Sec. 6-171.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 6-172.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-173.  Energy conservation standards.

Secs. 6-174—6-180.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IX.  PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

Sec. 6-181.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 6-182.  Conflicts.

Sec. 6-183.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 6-184.  Structures damaged by fire, flood, wind, disaster or other calamity.

 

CHAPTER 7 ELECTIONS

Sec. 7-1.  Nonpartisan elections required.  

Sec. 7-2.  Wards and election districts.

 

CHAPTER 8 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 8-1.  Repealed. 

Sec. 8-2.  Incinerators required.

Sec. 8-3.  Reserved.

Sec. 8-4.  Fire hydrants.

Sec. 8-5.  Fireworks sales; persons considered temporary merchants, occupation tax and insurance certificate.

Secs. 8-6—8-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  FIRE DIVISION

Sec. 8-16.  Generally.

Sec. 8-17.  Duties of fire chief.

Sec. 8-18.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  RESERVE FIRE DIVISION

Sec. 8-19.  Creation and purpose.

Sec. 8-20.  Membership generally; qualifications; appointment; bond.

Sec. 8-21.  Officers.

Sec. 8-22.  Fire calls and response.

Sec. 8-23.  Control.

Sec. 8-24.  Rules and regulations.

Sec. 8-25.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  FIRE PREVENTION CODE

Sec. 8-26.  Adoption by reference.

Sec. 8-27.  Conflicts.

Sec. 8-28.  Additions, insertions and changes.

Sec. 8-29.  Fire sprinkler/suppression contractor registrations; fees; permits.

Sec. 8-30.  Fire sprinkler/suppression contractor certificate of insurance.

Sec. 8-31.  Fire alarm installer contractor registration; fees; permits.

Sec. 8-32.  Fire alarm installer certificate of insurance.

 

CHAPTER 9 FOOD AND DRINK

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL 

Secs. 9-1—9-10.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  RESERVED

Secs. 9-11—9-26.  Reserved. 

 

CHAPTER 10 GARBAGE AND TRASH

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 10-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 10-2.  Rules and regulations.

Sec. 10-3.  Removal of garbage.

Sec. 10-4.  Containers—Generally.

Sec. 10-5.  Same—Duty to keep clean.

Sec. 10-6.  Same—Placement.

Sec. 10-7.  Tree limbs and branches.

Sec. 10-8.  Disposal of construction waste.

Sec. 10-9.  Sectionalization of city; designation of pickup dates.

Secs. 10-10—10-20.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

Sec. 10-21.  Permit.

Sec. 10-22.  Bond.

Sec. 10-23.  Vehicle specifications.

Sec. 10-24.  Sanitary requirements.

Sec. 10-25.  Inspections.

Sec. 10-26.  Hauling own wastes.

 

ARTICLE III.  TRANSFER STATION AND LANDFILL

Sec. 10-27.  Disposal points.

Sec. 10-28.  Fees, typical landfill waste.

Sec. 10-29.  Transfer trailer rental.

Sec. 10-30.  Fees, alternate site disposal.

Sec. 10-31.  General provisions.

Sec. 10-32.  Transfer station billings. 

 

CHAPTER 11 HEALTH AND SANITATION

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 11-1.  Board of health.

Sec. 11-2.  Contagious disease control.

Secs. 11-3—11-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  HEALTH DIVISION

Sec. 11-16.  Established.

Sec. 11-17.  Service charges.

Secs. 11-18—11-30.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  PUBLIC SWIMMING POOLS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 11-31.  Definitions.

Sec. 11-32.  Inspections.

Sec. 11-33.  Closing.

Secs. 11-34—11-45.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  OPERATING PERMIT

Sec. 11-46.  Generally.

Sec. 11-47.  Fee.

Sec. 11-48.  Expiration.

Sec. 11-49.  Denial, suspension or revocation.

 

CHAPTER 12 HOUSING

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 12-1.  Housing discrimination. 

Sec. 12-2.  Multifamily dwellings.

Sec. 12-3.  Definitions.

Secs. 12-4—12-18.  Reserved.

 

CHAPTER 12.5 LIBRARY

Sec. 12.5-1.  Establishment of a public library. 

Sec. 12.5-2.  Library director; appointment; duties.

Sec. 12.5-3.  Citizens' library advisory board—Established.

Sec. 12.5-4.  Same—Appointment; terms; compensation.

Sec. 12.5-5.  Same—Delegated Responsibilities.

Sec. 12.5-6.  Same—Bylaws; rules; regulations.

Sec. 12.5-7.  Custody of library funds.

Sec. 12.5-8.  Penalties imposed; recovery in civil action.

Sec. 12.5-9.  Unlawful Library conduct.

Sec. 12.5-10.  Reserved.

 

CHAPTER 13 PERMITS AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Secs. 13-1—13-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  PERMITS

Sec. 13-16.  Levied.

Sec. 13-17.  Fees.

Sec. 13-18.  Issuance and transfer.

Secs. 13-19—13-30.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  BINGO

Sec. 13-31.  Tax; annual fee.

Secs. 13-32—13-40.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  SALVAGE YARDS

Sec. 13-41.  Definition.

Sec. 13-42.  Permit.

Sec. 13-43.  Obstruction of streets or sidewalks.

Sec. 13-44.  Nuisance declared.

Secs. 13-45—13-56.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  SECONDHAND DEALERS

Sec. 13-57.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-58.  Permit—Required.

Sec. 13-59.  Permit—Assignment; restrictions.

Sec. 13-60.  Records to be kept.

Sec. 13-61.  Boosting bids.

Sec. 13-62.  Sale of mortgaged property.

Secs. 13-63—13-69.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  PAWNBROKERS

Sec. 13-70.  Definition.

Sec. 13-71.  Permit and bond.

Sec. 13-72.  Records and place of business.

Sec. 13-73.  Reports.

Sec. 13-74.  Storage and resale of property.

Sec. 13-75.  Violations.

Sec. 13-76.  Sale of goods.

Sec. 13-77.  Restrictions.

 

ARTICLE VII.  TELEPHONE COMPANIES

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Secs. 13-78, 13-79.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  OCCUPATION TAX

Sec. 13-80.  Required.

Sec. 13-81.  Payments, penalties for late payment, etc.

Sec. 13-82.  Reports and inspections.

Sec. 13-83.  Lawsuits to collect.

Secs. 13-86-13-110.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VIII.  ITINERANT MERCHANTS, PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS, STREET VENDORS AND TEMPORARY MERCHANTS

Sec. 13-111.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-112.  Licenses and permits.

Sec. 13-113.  Occupation taxes and permit fees.

Sec. 13-114.  General requirements.

Sec. 13-115.  Special standards for itinerant merchants, peddlers and solicitors.

Sec. 13-116.  Special standards for temporary merchants and street vendors.

Sec. 13-117.  Permit approval, authority and appeals.

Sec. 13-118.  Parking for certain purposes prohibited.

Sec. 13-119.  Penalty.

Secs. 13-120--13-140.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IX.  OCCUPATION TAXES FOR CONDUCTING GAMES OF CHANCE AND/OR LOTTERIES AND DISTRIBUTING GAMBLING DEVICES

Sec. 13-141.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-142.  Occupation tax imposed.

Sec. 13-143.  Amount of occupation tax for persons engaged in the occupation of conducting games of chance and lotteries.

Sec. 13-144.  Amount of occupation tax for distributor of gambling devices.

Sec. 13-145.  Permit requirement.

Sec. 13-146.  Permit application.

Sec. 13-147.  Display of permit.

Sec. 13-148.  Permit fee.

Sec. 13-149.  Exemption.

Secs. 13-150--13-160.  Reserved

 

ARTICLE X.  LODGING

Sec. 13-161.  Purpose.

Sec. 13-162.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-163.  Tax Imposed; Collection of Tax.

Sec. 13-164.  Return.

Sec. 13-165.  Tax Cumulative.

Sec. 13-166.  Use of Revenue.

Sec. 13-167.  Failure to File Return; Delinquency; Assessment by City Finance Officer.

Sec. 13-168.  Administration of Article; Miscellaneous Provisions.

Sec. 13-169.  Recovery of Unpaid Tax by Action at Law.

Sec. 13-170.  Suspension or Revocation of Licenses for Failure to Pay Tax; Hearing.

Sec. 13-171.  Sunset Provision.

Secs. 13-172--13-180.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XI.  FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Sec. 13-181.  Purpose.

Sec. 13-182.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-183.  Tax Imposed; Collection of Tax.

Sec. 13-184.  Return.

Sec. 13-185.  Tax Cumulative.

Sec. 13-186.  Use of Revenue.

Sec. 13-187.  Failure to File Return; Delinquency; Assessment by City Finance Officer.

Sec. 13-188.  Administration of Article; Miscellaneous Provisions.

Sec. 13-189.  Recovery of Unpaid Tax by Action at Law.

Sec. 13-190.  Suspension or Revocation of Licenses for Failure to Pay Tax; Hearing.

Sec. 13-191.  Sunset Provision.

 

ARTICLE XII.  HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGES

Sec. 13-201.  Definitions.

Sec. 13-202.  License required.

Sec. 13-203.  Application for license.

Sec. 13-204.  Carriage route and operation schedule.

Sec. 13-205.  Operation of horse-drawn carriage business.

Sec. 13-206.  Insurance.

Sec. 13-207.  Issuance of license.

Sec. 13-208.  Horse-drawn carriages.

Sec. 13-209.  Requirements for driver.

Sec. 13-210.  Denial, suspension and revocation.

Sec. 13-211.  Annual license fees.

Sec. 13-212.  Penalties.

 

 

CHAPTER 14 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND OFFENSES

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

 

Sec. 14-1.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-2.  Attempts.

Sec. 14-3.  Conspiracy.

Sec. 14-4.  Concealing knowledge of offense.

Sec. 14-5.  Obedience to law enforcement officers.

Sec. 14-6.  Violations of state law.

Sec. 14-7.  Disorderly conduct prohibited; described.

Sec. 14-8.  Prosecuting for aiding and abetting.

Sec. 14-9.  Urinating/defecating in public prohibited.

Secs. 14-10—14-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 14-16.  Compounding a felony.

Sec. 14-17.  Assault in the third degree.

Sec. 14-18.  False imprisonment in the second degree.

Secs. 14-19-14-24.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  SEXUAL ASSAULT

Sec. 14-25.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-26.  Third degree sexual assault.

Sec. 14-27.  In-camera hearing.

Sec. 14-28.  Evidence of past sexual conduct-Generally.

Sec. 14-29.  Same—Restrictions.

Sec. 14-30.  Sexual Offender/Predator Residency Restrictions; Penalties; Exceptions

Secs. 14-31—14-40.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 14-41.  Definition.

Sec. 14-42.  Third degree arson.

Sec. 14-43.  Littering.

Secs. 14-44—14-50.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  THEFT AND RELATED OFFENSES

Sec. 14-51.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-52.  Violations.

Sec. 14-53.  Consolidation of theft offenses.

Sec. 14-54.  Theft by unlawful taking or disposition.

Sec. 14-55.  Theft by deception.

Sec. 14-56.  Theft by extortion.

Sec. 14-57.  Theft of property lost, mislaid, or delivered by mistake.

Sec. 14-58.  Theft of services.

Sec. 14-59.  Unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle.

Sec. 14-60.  Theft by receiving stolen property.

Sec. 14-61.  Criminal mischief.

Sec. 14-62.  Exemption.

Sec. 14-63.  Theft by shoplifting; penalty; photographic evidence.

Secs. 14-64—14-70.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  TRESPASS

Sec. 14-71.  Criminal trespass in the first degree.

Sec. 14-72.  Criminal trespass in the second degree.

Sec. 14-73.  Affirmative defenses.

Secs. 14-74—14-85.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 14-86.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-87.  Second degree forgery.

Sec. 14-88.  Criminal possession of a forged instrument.

Sec. 14-89.  Criminal simulation.

Sec. 14-90.  Making, using, or uttering slugs.

Sec. 14-91.  Criminal impersonation.

Sec. 14-92.  Impersonating a public servant.

Sec. 14-93.  Impersonating a peace officer.

Sec. 14-94.  Issuing a bad check.

Sec. 14-95.  False statement or book entry; destruction or secretion of records.

Sec. 14-96.  Commercial bribery and breach of duty to act disinterestedly.

Sec. 14-97.  Tampering with publicly-exhibited contest.

Secs. 14-98—14-105.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS

Sec. 14-106.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-107.  Altering identification number.

Sec. 14-108.  Receiving an altered article.

Secs. 14-109—14-120.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  OFFENSES INVOLVING THE FAMILY RELATION 

Sec. 14-121.  Contributing to the delinquency of a child.

Secs. 14-122—14-135.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  OFFENSES INVOLVING MORALS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 14-136.  Debauching a minor.

Sec. 14-137.  Public indecency.

Sec. 14-138.  Window-peeping.

Secs. 14-139—14-145.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  PROSTITUTION

Sec. 14-146.  Prohibited.

Sec. 14-147.  Keeping a place of prostitution.

Sec. 14-148.  Use of incriminating testimony.

Secs. 14-149—14-160.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VII.  OFFENSES INVOLVING INTEGRITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF GOVERNMENT OPERATION

Sec. 14-161.  Obstructing government operations; penalty.

Sec. 14-162.  Failure to report injury of violence; physician or surgeon; emergency room or first aid station attendant.

Sec. 14-163.  Refusing to aid a peace officer.

Sec. 14-164.  Resisting arrest.

Sec. 14-165.  Operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest.

Sec. 14-166.  Obstructing a peace officer.

Sec. 14-167.  Interference with officers.

Sec. 14-168.  Failure to appear in court.

Sec. 14-169.  False reporting.

Sec. 14-170.  Interfering with a fireman on official duty.

Sec. 14-171.  Falsifying records of a public utility.

Sec. 14-172.  Filing false reports with regulatory bodies.

Sec. 14-173.  Abuse of public records.

Sec. 14-174.  Implements for escape.

Sec. 14-175.  Furnishing prisoners with contraband.

Sec. 14-176.  Loitering about jail.

Sec. 14-177.  Refusal to sign a citation.

Sec. 14-178.  Simulating legal process.

Sec. 14-179.  Official misconduct.

Sec. 14-180.  Misuse of official information.

Sec. 14-181.  Oppression under color of office.

Sec. 14-182.  Neglecting to serve a warrant.

Sec. 14-183.  Mutilating a flag.

Secs. 14-184—14-195.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VIII.  OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE, ORDER AND DECENCY 

Sec. 14-196.  Cruelty to animals.

Sec. 14-197.  Indecency with an animal.

Secs. 14-198—14-205.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IX.  GAMBLING

Sec. 14-206.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-207.  Established business; conduct gift enterprise; conditions; gift enterprise, defined.

Sec. 14-208.  Promoting gambling in the second degree.

Sec. 14-209.  Promoting gambling in the third degree.

Sec. 14-210.  Possession of gambling records.

Sec. 14-211.  Possession of gambling device.

Sec. 14-212.  Affirmative defenses.

Sec. 14-213.  Proof of possession of gambling device.

Sec. 14-214.  Defenses in cases of gambling.

Sec. 14-215.  Forfeiture of bet or gambling device to city.

Sec. 14-216.  Status as a player is affirmative defense.

Sec. 14-217.  Exemptions.

Sec. 14-218.  Nonprofit organization; conduct lotteries; conditions.

Sec. 14-219.  Nonprofit organization; conduct raffles; conditions.

Sec. 14-220.  Lotteries; established by political subdivision; election; prior approval.

Sec. 14-221.  Gross proceeds; use.

Sec. 14-222.  Gambling debt collection; penalty.

Sec. 14-223.  Proof of occurrence of sporting event; prima facie evidence.

Secs. 14-224, 14-225.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE X.  OFFENSE AGAINST THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 14-226.  Abandoned iceboxes, refrigerators, etc.

Sec. 14-227.  Barbed wire or electric fences.

Sec. 14-228.  Riots.

Sec. 14-229.  Unlawful throwing of firecrackers; penalty.

Sec. 14-230.  Fireworks—When discharge permissible.

Sec. 14-231.  Same—Health division permit for discharge.

Sec.  14-232.  Flying lanterns; prohibition; penalty.

Sec.  14-233.  Tobacco use on city property.

Secs. 14-234—14-235.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  WEAPONS 

Sec. 14-236.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-237.  Carrying concealed weapons.

Sec. 14-238.  Carrying explosives, dangerous weapons, etc.

Sec. 14-239.  Unlawful possession of a revolver.

Sec. 14-240.  Failure to register tranquilizer guns.

Sec. 14-241.  Failure to notify sheriff of sale of tranquilizer guns.

Sec. 14-242.  Discharge of firearms.

Secs. 14-243—14-250.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XI.  PICKETING 

Sec. 14-251.  Unlawful picketing.

Sec. 14-252.  Mass picketing; signs.

Sec. 14-253.  Interfering with picketing.

Sec. 14-254.  Intimidating pickets.

Secs. 14-255—14-265.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XII.  DRUGS 

Sec. 14-266.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-267.  Drug paraphernalia—Defined.

Sec. 14-268.  Same—Factors in determination.

Sec. 14-269.  Same—Upon possession.

Sec. 14-270.  Same—Delivery or sale.

Sec. 14-271.  Same—Delivery to minor.

Sec. 14-272.  Same—Advertisement.

Sec. 14-273.  Possession of marijuana.

Secs. 14-274—14-280.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XIII.  OBSCENITY 

Sec. 14-281.  Definitions.

Sec. 14-282.  Prohibited conduct.

Sec. 14-283.  Notice of obscene material or action.

Sec. 14-284.  Legal proceedings generally.

Sec. 14-285.  Evidence and defenses.

Sec. 14-286.  Violations.

Secs. 14-287—14-300.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XIV.  OTHER OFFENSES 

Sec. 14-301  Reserved.

Sec. 14-302.  Slaughtering, hanging, skinning, or processing any animal.

Sec. 14-303.  Stagnant water.

Sec. 14-304.  Putting carcass or filthy substance into well, spring, brook, or stream.

Sec. 14-305.  Exposing offensive matter.

Sec. 14-306.  Unclean stock cars.

Sec. 14-307.  Refusing to yield to a party line.

Sec. 14-308.  Intimidation by phone call.

Sec. 14-309.  Interfering with a public service company.

Sec. 14-310.  Interfering with the police radio system.

Sec. 14-311.  Unlawful use of a white cane or guide dog.

Sec. 14-312.  Failing to observe a blind person.

Sec. 14-313.  Locks and keys.

Sec. 14-314.  Maintaining a nuisance.

Sec. 14-315.  Disturbing the Peace.

Sec. 14-316.  Reserved.

Sec. 14-317.  False, deceptive, etc. advertising.

Sec. 14-318.  Curfew for minors.

Secs. 14-319, 14-320.  Reserved.

Sec. 14-321.  Distribution of handbills restricted.

Sec. 14-322.  Restrictions on amplifiers.

 

CHAPTER 15 MOBILE HOMES AND MOBILE HOME PARKS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 15-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 15-2.  Compliance.

Sec. 15-3.  Location restrictions for mobile homes.

Sec. 15-4.  Anchoring, blocking, etc.

Sec. 15-5.  Inspections.

Sec. 15-6.  Violations.

Secs. 15-7—15-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  MOBILE HOME PARKS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 15-16.  General responsibilities of management.

Sec. 15-17.  Compliance with other ordinances.

Sec. 15-18.  Applicability of building regulations.

Sec. 15-19.  Register of occupants.

Sec. 15-20.  Single ownership.

Secs. 15-21—15-30.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  PERMIT

Sec. 15-31.  Required.

Sec. 15-32.  Application.

Sec. 15-33.  Fee.

Sec. 15-34.  Issuance or denial.

Sec. 15-35.  Expiration and renewal.

Sec. 15-36.  Plumbing or electrical work

Sec. 15-37.  Pre-existing uses.

Sec. 15-38.  Suspension or revocation.

Sec. 15-39.  Appeals.

Secs. 15-40—15-50.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  IMPROVEMENTS AND REQUIREMENTS

Sec. 15-51.  Water supply.

Sec. 15-52.  Sanitary sewer systems.

Sec. 15-53.  Electrical requirements.

Sec. 15-54.  Sanitary conditions.

Sec. 15-55.  Insect and rodent control.

 

CHAPTER 16 RESERVED

 

CHAPTER 17 NUISANCES

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 17-1.  Abatement of nuisances generally. 

Secs. 17-2—17-10.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  WEEDS OR NOXIOUS GROWTHS AND LITTER

Sec. 17-11.  Definitions; duty of enforcement.

Sec. 17-12.  Weeds; litter; stagnant water, removal of.

Sec. 17-13.  Reserved.

Sec. 17-14.  Notice.

Sec. 17-15.  Removal by city—Authorized.

Sec. 17-16.  Same—Costs.

Secs. 17-17—17-25.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  WRECKED OR ABANDONED VEHICLES

Sec. 17-26.  Nuisance declared.

Sec. 17-27.  Storage of unlicensed, inoperable, wrecked, or junked vehicles.

Sec. 17-28.  Notice to remove.

Sec. 17-29.  Removal after notice.

Sec. 17-30.  Abandoned vehicle defined.

Sec. 17-31.  Valuation and title.

Sec. 17-32.  Duties of police chief.

Sec. 17-33.  Proceeds of sale; disposition.

Sec. 17-34.  Liability for removal.

Sec. 17-35.  Person cannot abandon a vehicle.

Sec. 17-36.  Destruction, defacement or removal of parts.

Sec. 17-37.  Cost of removal and storage.

Sec. 17-38.  Redemption of impounded vehicles.

Sec. 17-39.  Refusal of entry.

Sec. 17-40.  Exceptions.

Sec. 17-41.  Violations.

Sec. 17-42—17-49.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  GRAFFITI ABATEMENT

Sec. 17-50.  Definitions

Sec. 17-51.  Intent.

Sec. 17-52.  Prohibited acts.

Sec. 17-53.  Property responsibility.

Sec. 17-54.  Notice.

Sec. 17-55.  Removal by City.

 

CHAPTER 18 PARKS AND RECREATION

 

ARTICLE I.  PARKS

Sec. 18-1.  Park defined.

Sec. 18-2.  Compliance.

Sec. 18-3.  Operating hours.

Sec. 18-4.  Overnight camping.

Sec. 18-5.  Fires and fireworks.

Sec. 18-6.  Animals.

Sec. 18-7.  Fishing and hunting.

Sec. 18-8.  Trapping.

Sec. 18-9.  Water recreation.

Sec. 18-10.  Vending.

Sec. 18-11.  Vehicles.

Sec. 18-12.  Miscellaneous offenses.

Sec. 18-13.  Interpretation.

Sec. 18-14.  Exceptions.

Sec. 18-15.  Parking over 24 hours.

Sec. 18-16.  Camping, time limit.

Sec. 18-17.  Miracle Skate Park, rules and regulations.

Sec. 18-18.  Trespassing in Veterans Memorial Park.

Sec. 18-19.  Parking in Veterans Memorial Park.

 

ARTICLE II.  TRAILS

Sec. 18-51.  Trail advisory board - Established.

Sec. 18-52.  Same - Appointment; terms; compensation.

Sec. 18-53.  Same - Delegated responsibilities.

Sec. 18-54.  Same - Bylaws; rules; regulations.

 

CHAPTER 19 PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 19-1.  Planning commission. 

Sec. 19-2.  Community development agency.

Sec. 19-3.  Administration and implementation of this chapter.

Sec. 19-4.  Board of adjustment.

Sec. 19-5.  Comprehensive plan adopted.

Sec. 19-6.  Limited community redevelopment authority.

Secs. 19-7—19-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  HOUSE NUMBERING

Sec. 19-16.  Required.

Sec. 19-17.  Base lines.

Sec. 19-18.  Scheme.

Sec. 19-19.  Plat.

Sec. 19-20.  Correct number to be furnished by city; display.

Sec. 19-21.  Numbers to be plainly visible.

Sec. 19-22.  Improper maintenance of numbers.

 

CHAPTER 20 POLICE

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 20-1.  Personnel generally. 

Sec. 20-2.  Chief generally.

Sec. 20-3.  Duties of police officers.

Sec. 20-4.  Reports.

Sec. 20-5.  Disposition of seized property.

Sec. 20-6.  Police division response to large parties, gatherings or events—Definitions.

Sec. 20-7.  Same—Initial response.

Sec. 20-8.  Same—Subsequent responses.

Sec. 20-9.  Same—Cost; collection.

Secs. 20-10—20-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  POLICE RESERVE

Sec. 20-16.  Definitions.

Sec. 20-17.  Created.

Sec. 20-18.  Membership generally.

Sec. 20-19.  Oath.

Sec. 20-20.  Bond.

Sec. 20-21.  Officers.

Sec. 20-22.  Resignations.

Sec. 20-23.  Dismissal of members.

Sec. 20-24.  Compensation.

Sec. 20-25.  Fringe benefits.

Sec. 20-26.  Control.

Sec. 20-27.  Status as public officers.

Sec. 20-28.  Powers and duties.

Sec. 20-29.  Uniform and insignia.

Sec. 20-30.  Firearms.

Sec. 20-31.  Reserved.

Sec. 20-32.  Impersonation.

Sec. 20-33.  Obstructing members.

Sec. 20-34.  Rules and regulations.

 

CHAPTER 21 RAILROADS

Sec. 21-1.  Speed limit.

Sec. 21-2.  Protection of railroad crossings.

Sec. 21-3.  Drainage.

Sec. 21-4.  Blocking railroad crossings.

Sec. 21-5.  Maintenance and repair of road crossings.

Sec. 21-6.  Climbing on cars.

 

CHAPTER 22 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 22-1.  Responsibility for removal of snow, ice, mud, etc., from sidewalks.

Sec. 22-2.  Deposits of injurious material.

Sec. 22-3.  Paving of terraces.

Sec. 22-4.  Roller skates, skateboards, bicycles, etc. on sidewalks.

Secs. 22-5—22-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION OR REPAIR

Sec. 22-16.  Compliance.

Sec. 22-17.  Publication of notices.

Sec. 22-18.  General standards.

Sec. 22-19.  Location.

Sec. 22-20.  Width.

Sec. 22-21.  Slope and longitudinal gradient.

Sec. 22-22.  Notice to city of construction; city inspections and tests.

Sec. 22-23.  Duty of owner to repair; construction or repair by order of city; right of city to do work.

Sec. 22-24.  Stop work orders; right of city to do work.

Secs. 22-25—22-35.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  EXCAVATIONS, CURB CUTS, ETC.

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 22-36.  Compliance required.

Sec. 22-37.  Enforcement.

Sec. 22-38.  Work performed by city—Generally.

Sec. 22-39.  Same—Record of costs.

Sec. 22-40.  Persons eligible to do work.

Sec. 22-41.  Prohibited during certain months.

Sec. 22-42.  Reserved.

Sec. 22-43.  Special provisions for curb and gutter at driveway openings and concrete paving cuts.

Sec. 22-44.  Tunnels.

Sec. 22-45.  Reserved.

Sec. 22-46.  Lights and barricades.

Sec. 22-47.  Provisions to assure speedy work.

Sec. 22-48.  Relative responsibilities of permittees and city.

Sec. 22-49.  Exemptions.

Secs. 22-50—22-65.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  PERMIT

Sec. 22-66.  Required.

Sec. 22-67.  Application.

Sec. 22-68.  Fees.

Sec. 22-69.  Persons eligible.

Secs. 22-70—22-80.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  MOVING OF BUILDINGS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 22-81.  Definitions.

Sec. 22-82.  Use of designated streets.

Sec. 22-83.  Lights and barricades.

Sec. 22-84.  Notice to city of damaged property.

Sec. 22-85.  Time limit for being on streets.

Sec. 22-86.  Payment of expenses of others.

Sec. 22-87.  Restoration of original premises.

Sec. 22-88.  Registration of movers.

Sec. 22-89.  Compliance with other laws.

Secs. 22-90—22-95.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  PERMIT

Sec. 22-96.  Required.

Sec. 22-97.  Application.

Sec. 22-98.  Fee.

Sec. 22-99.  Reserved.

Sec. 22-100.  Bond.

Sec. 22-101.  Issuance or denial.

Secs. 22-102—22-110.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  PARADES

Sec. 22-111.  Definitions.

Sec. 22-112.  Permit required.

Sec. 22-113.  Permit application.

Secs. 22-114—22-119.  Reserved.

Sec. 22-120.  Compliance with permit and laws.

Sec. 22-121.  Exceptions.

Secs. 22-122—22-129.  Reserved.

Sec. 22-130.  Street closing—block parties—parking lot closing—parades.

 

CHAPTER 23 SUBDIVISIONS

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 23-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 23-2.  Interpretation.

Sec. 23-3.  Violations.

Secs. 23-4—23-15.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  PLATTING PROCEDURES

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 23-16.  Approval of plats, etc., required.

Sec. 23-16.1.  Change of lot boundary without subdivision plat thereof; enumerated; survey and plat approval required; deed of conveyance required; fees.

Sec. 23-17.  Sale of land from unapproved plats.

Sec. 23-17.1.  Preapplication procedures.

Sec. 23-18.  Preliminary plan.

Sec. 23-19.  Final plat.

Sec. 23-20.  Reserved.

Sec. 23-21.  Fees.

Sec. 23-22.  Reserved.

Sec. 23-23.  Waiver of time period to object to noncompliance.

Secs. 23-24, 23-25.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  LOT SUBDIVISION

Sec. 23-26.  Intent; purpose of division.

Sec. 23-27.  Application procedure.

Sec. 23-28.  Plat approval guidelines.

Sec. 23-29.  Review procedure.

Sec. 23-30.  Reserved.

Secs. 23-31—23-35.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  IMPROVEMENTS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 23-36.  General requirement.

Sec. 23-37.  Drainage.

Sec. 23-38.  Utility easements.

Sec. 23-39.  Building lines.

Sec. 23-40.  Parks, school sites and playgrounds.

Sec. 23-41.  Lots.

Sec. 23-41.1.  Subdivision identification lot.

Sec. 23-42.  Sidewalks.

Sec. 23-43.  Special provisions for large parcels.

Sec. 23-44.  Reserved.

Sec. 23-45.  Required improvements—Within corporate limits.

Sec. 23-46.  Same—Within city jurisdiction outside of corporate limits.

Sec. 23-47.  Additional provisions required for plat approval.

Sec. 23-48.  Modification of requirements.

Secs. 23-49—23-50.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  STREETS, ALLEYS, ETC.

Sec. 23-51.  Reserved.

Sec. 23-52.  Street design.

Sec. 23-53.  Street arrangement.

Sec. 23-54.  Relationship of streets to adjoining streets and land.

Sec. 23-55.  Dead-end streets.

Sec. 23-56.  Block lengths.

Sec. 23-57.  Alleys.

 

CHAPTER 24 TRAFFIC

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 24-1.  Definitions. 

Sec. 24-2.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-3.  Required obedience to traffic laws; private property used for public road by consent of owner.

Sec. 24-4.  Application of chapter to persons riding animals or driving animal-drawn vehicles.

Sec. 24-5.  Application of chapter to persons working on highways.

Sec. 24-6.  Application of chapter to government vehicles.

Sec. 24-7.  Special provisions for authorized emergency vehicles.

Sec. 24-8.  Operators’ licenses.

Sec. 24-9.  Vehicle condition and equipment.

Sec. 24-10.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-11.  Child passenger restraints and occupant protection systems.

Sec. 24-12.  Financial responsibility; owner; prohibited acts; violation; penalty.

Sec. 24-13.  Protective helmets.

Secs. 24-14—24-20.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 24-21.  Enforcing officers.

Sec. 24-22.  Persons authorized to direct traffic.

Sec. 24-23.  Regulations authorized.

Secs. 24-24—24-30.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES, SIGNALS, ETC.

Sec. 24-31.  Obedience and presumption.

Sec. 24-32.  Ratification.

Sec. 24-33.  Location generally.

Sec. 24-34.  Installation and maintenance.

Sec. 24-35.  Designation of crosswalks.

Sec. 24-36.  Traffic-control signal legend.

Sec. 24-37.  Pedestrian control signals.

Sec. 24-38.  Flashing signals.

Sec. 24-39.  Lane direction control signals or signs.

Sec. 24-40.  Unauthorized signs, signals, or markings.

Sec. 24-41.  Advertising devices adjacent to highway.

Sec. 24-42.  Interference with official traffic-control devices or railroad signs or signals.

Sec. 24-43.  Shooting or removal of highway signs, markers or notices.

Sec. 24-44.  Avoiding traffic control device.

Secs. 24-45—24-50.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  PARKING VIOLATIONS BUREAU

Sec. 24-51.  Established.

Sec. 24-52.  Rules; collection; accounting and disbursement of money.

Sec. 24-53.  Issuance of tickets.

Sec. 24-54.  Payment of fines and costs.

Sec. 24-55.  Mailing of notice.

Sec. 24-56.  Failure to appear.

Secs. 24-57—24-65.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  ACCIDENTS

Sec. 24-66.  Operator’s duty to stop, render aid, etc., in cases of personal injury or death.

Sec. 24-67.  Operator’s duty to stop, etc., in cases of property damage.

Sec. 24-68.  Accident reports.

Secs. 24-69—24-80.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  GENERAL RULES FOR VEHICLE OPERATION

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY 

Sec. 24-81.  Driving while intoxicated.

Sec. 24-82.  Racing.

Sec. 24-83.  Reckless driving.

Sec. 24-84.  Willful reckless driving.

Sec. 24-85.  Negligent driving.

Sec. 24-86.  Careless Driving.

Sec. 24-87.  Driving on right half of roadway.

Sec. 24-88.  Passing vehicle proceeding in opposite direction.

Sec. 24-89.  Overtaking and passing vehicles proceeding in same direction.

Sec. 24-90.  Overtaking and passing upon the right.

Sec. 24-91.  Overtaking and passing on the left.

Sec. 24-92.  Limitations on overtaking, passing, or driving to left of center of roadway.

Sec. 24-93.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-94.  One-way alleys, roadways and rotary traffic islands.

Sec. 24-95.  Driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Sec. 24-96.  Headlight glare.

Sec. 24-97.  Following or towing vehicle; caravans, etc.

Sec. 24-98.  Driving on divided highways.

Sec. 24-99.  Driving on highway shoulders.

Sec. 24-100.  Snowmobiles, minibikes, golf carts, etc., which cannot be registered for operation on streets, highways, or roadways—prohibited on streets, highways, or roadways.

Sec. 24-101.  Driving during periods of road construction.

Secs. 24-102—24-105.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  SPEED

Sec. 24-106.  Generally.

Sec. 24-107.  Speed-detecting devices.

Sec. 24-108.  Minimum speed; impeding traffic.

Sec. 24-109.  Special limitations for certain vehicles.

Sec. 24-110.  Speed limits for specific streets—Generally.

Sec. 24-111.  Same—In school zones.

Secs. 24-112—24-115.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  TURNING OR STOPPING

Sec. 24-116.  Right- and left-hand turns.

Sec. 24-117.  Turning in opposite direction.

Sec. 24-118.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-119.  Signals—Generally.

Sec. 24-120.  Same—Permissible signals.

Sec. 24-121.  Same—Hand and arm signals.

Sec. 24-122.  Stopping at signal indicating approach of train.

Sec. 24-123.  Railroad crossing stop signs.

Sec. 24-124.  Buses required to stop at railroad grade crossings.

Sec. 24-125.  Stops at grade crossing by vehicles carrying dangerous cargo.

Sec. 24-126.  Heavy equipment to stop at railroad grade crossings.

Sec. 24-127.  Stopping for school bus.

Secs. 24-128—24-135.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 4.  RIGHT-OF-WAY

Sec. 24-136.  Vehicles approaching or entering intersection at same time or entering a highway or roadway.

Sec. 24-137.  Vehicle turning left.

Sec. 24-138.  Stop and yield signs.

Sec. 24-139.  Entering roadway from private road or driveway.

Sec. 24-140.  Moving a stopped, standing, or parked vehicle.

Sec. 24-141.  Approach of emergency vehicles.

Secs. 24-142—24-149.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  STOPPING, STANDING OR PARKING

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 24-150.  Penalty for violation of article; presumption of responsibility.

Sec. 24-151.  Marking of spaces, etc.

Sec. 24-151.1  On roadways.

Sec. 24-152.  Removal of vehicles by city, redeeming of impounded vehicles.

Sec. 24-153.  Prohibited in certain places.

Sec. 24-154.  Distance of parked vehicle from curb; angle and parallel parking.

Sec. 24-155.  Unattended motor vehicles.

Sec. 24-156.  Blocking traffic.

Sec. 24-157.  Repairs to vehicles.

Sec. 24-158.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-159.  Bus stops, taxicab stands, etc.

Sec. 24-160.  Parking of trailers, trucks, etc.

Sec. 24-161.  Parking in terraces.

Sec. 24-162.  Parking in alleys.

Sec. 24-163.  Towing and ticketing illegally parked vehicles.

Sec. 24-164.  Parking restriction for specific streets—Total prohibition.

Sec. 24-165.  Same—Restricted hours.

Sec. 24-165.1.  Same—Time limitations—Generally.

Sec. 24-165.2.  Same—Same During certain hours.

Sec. 24-166.  Same—Restrictions on certain trucks.

Sec. 24-167.  Restriction in off-street lots.

Sec. 24-168.  Reserved.

Sec. 24-169.  Restriction for parking unauthorized vehicle in handicapped parking stall or space.

Sec. 24-170.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  RESERVED

Secs. 24-171—24-200.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  EMERGENCY ROUTES

Sec. 24-201.  Routes designated.

Sec. 24-202.  When parking prohibited.

Sec. 24-203.  Declaration of emergency condition and parking prohibition—Emergency routes.

Sec. 24-204.  Same—Local and residential streets.

Sec. 24-205.  Same—Announcement by broadcast and newspaper publication.

Sec. 24-206.  Abandoned, stalled or stuck vehicles—Removal by operator.

Sec. 24-207.  Same—Removal by police division; storage; towing, redemption fees.

Sec. 24-208.  Precedence of article over conflicting provisions normally in effect; exceptions.

Sec. 24-209.  Penalty.

Secs. 24-210—24-220.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VII.  MOTORCYCLES

Sec. 24-221.  Application of traffic laws.

Sec. 24-222.  Riding restrictions.

Sec. 24-223.  Operation on roadways laned for traffic.

Sec. 24-224.  Clinging to other vehicles.

Sec. 24-225.  Footrests and handlebars.

Secs. 24-226—24-235.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VIII.  MOPEDS

Sec. 24-236.  Definition.

Sec. 24-237.  Operator’s license or permit.

Sec. 24-238.  Applicability of chapter.

Sec. 24-239.  General restrictions on operation.

Sec. 24-240.  Operation on roadways laned for traffic.

Sec. 24-241.  Clinging to other vehicles.

Sec. 24-242.  Operation in certain places prohibited.

Sec. 24-243.  Footrests and handlebars.

Secs. 24-244—24-255.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IX.  PEDESTRIANS

Sec. 24-256.  Obedience to traffic-control devices and regulations.

Sec. 24-257.  Right-of-way in crosswalks.

Sec. 24-258.  Crossing at other than crosswalks.

Sec. 24-259.  Drivers to exercise due care; audible signal.

Sec. 24-260.  Use of right half of crosswalk.

Sec. 24-261.  Pedestrians on highways and roadways; sidewalks and shoulders.

Sec. 24-262.  Soliciting rides or business.

Sec. 24-263.  Driving through safety zone.

Sec. 24-264.  Right-of-way on sidewalk.

Secs. 24-265—24-275.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE X.  MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Sec. 24-276.  Limitations on backing.

Sec. 24-277.  Driving upon sidewalk.

Sec. 24-278.  Obstructions to driver’s view.

Sec. 24-279.  Opening and closing vehicle doors.

Sec. 24-280.  Coasting prohibited.

Sec. 24-281.  Following fire apparatus.

Sec. 24-282.  Driving over unprotected fire hose.

Sec. 24-283.  Rubbish on highways.

Sec. 24-284.  Roll off refuse boxes, construction supplies, and landscaping materials; on street right of way.

Sec. 24-285.  Clinging to vehicles prohibited.

Sec. 24-286.  Roller skates, toy vehicles, etc. on streets.

Sec. 24-287.  Driving on city property.

Sec. 24-288.  Riding in certain parts of vehicles.

Sec. 24-289.  Boarding or alighting from vehicles.

Sec. 24-290.  Transportation of flammable liquids or explosives.

Sec. 24-291.  Special provisions applicable to community college.

Sec. 24-292.  Driving or turning on public or private property.

Sec. 24-293.  Enforcement; designated property.

Sec. 24-294.  Prohibition on utilization of a dynamic braking device or engine brakes.

 

CHAPTER 25 TREES AND SHRUBBERY

Sec. 25-1.  Duty of landowner; city aid. 

Sec. 25-2.  Acts declared nuisances; notice; abatement.

Sec. 25-3.  Acts declared unlawful.

Sec. 25-4.  Sight triangle.

Sec. 25-5.  Terrace defined.

Sec. 25-6.  Enforcement of article.

Sec. 25-7.  Tree advisory board - Established.

Sec. 25-8.  Same - Appointment; terms; compensation.

Sec. 25-9.  Same - Delegated Responsibilities.

Sec. 25-10.  Same - Bylaws; rules; regulations.

 

CHAPTER 26 WATER, SEWERS, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, AND STORM WATER

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 26-1.  Reserved. 

Sec. 26-2.  Water and/or sewer turn-on application; fee.

Sec. 26-3.  Water emergency; restriction.

Sec. 26-4.  Water emergency restriction; alternate days.

Sec. 26-5.  Water emergency; violation, penalty.

Secs. 26-6—26-10.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  WATER SYSTEM

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 26-11.  Connection charge.

Sec. 26-12.  Maintenance of water service lines and attachments.

Sec. 26-13.  Curbstops generally.

Sec. 26-14.  Separate curbstops for separate premises.

Sec. 26-15.  Provisions for private fire protection/maintenance.

Sec. 26-16.  Angle meter valves.

Sec. 26-17.  Termination of service for violations.

Sec. 26-18.  Restoration of water service.

Sec. 26-19.  Damaging, interfering with, etc., system.

Sec. 26-20.  Contractual nature of article.

Secs. 26-21—26-25.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  METERS

Sec. 26-26.  Use required, size.

Sec. 26-27.  Installation and repair.

Sec. 26-28.  Remote readouts.

Sec. 26-29.  Meter pits.

Sec. 26-30.  Location.

Sec. 26-31.  Meter boxes.

Sec. 26-32.  Seal.

Sec. 26-33.  Water meter and remote readout seals and damages to water meters and remote readouts.

Sec. 26-34.  Inspections.

Secs. 26-35—26-40.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  RATES AND CHARGES

Sec. 26-41.  Generally.

Sec. 26-42.  Records.

Sec. 26-43.  Water service districts; reading meters.

Sec. 26-44.  Billing and due date.

Sec. 26-45.  Delinquent charges.

Sec. 26-46.  Termination or refusal of service for nonpayment; lien for unpaid charges.

Secs. 26-47—26-55.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 26-56.  Definitions.

Sec. 26-57.  Connection to city system required; certain private systems expected; conversion; enforcement.

Sec. 26-58.  Connection charge.

Sec. 26-59.  Building sewers and connections.

Sec. 26-60.  Tampering with, damaging, defacing etc., sewage works deemed unlawful.

Sec. 26-61.  Water softener discharges.

Sec. 26-62.  City engineer—Right of entry.

Sec. 26-63.  Same—Relieved from personal liability.

Sec. 26-64.  Appeal of decision of city engineer.

Sec. 26-65.  Penalties.

Secs. 26-66—26-75.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS

Sec. 26-76.  Inapplicability of certain sections.

Sec. 26-77.  Definitions.

Sec. 26-78.  Compliance required.

Sec. 26-79.  Construction permit—Generally.

Sec. 26-80.  Same—Fee.

Sec. 26-81.  Same—Appeals.

Sec. 26-82.  Compliance with certain standards.

Sec. 26-83.  Operation and maintenance.

Sec. 26-84.  Abandonment.

Sec. 26-85.  Privies.

Sec. 26-86.  Inspections.

Sec. 26-87.  Notice of violations.

Secs. 26-88—26-95.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  RATES AND CHARGES

Sec. 26-96.  Collection of sewer charges.

Sec. 26-97.  Wastewater treatment rates.

Sec. 26-98.  Billings generally; delinquency.

Sec. 26-99.  Charges constitute lien; discontinuance of service for nonpayment.

Sec. 26-99.5.  Restoration of sewer service.

Sec. 26-99.6.  Sewer-only customers, delinquency.

Sec. 26-100.  Periodic review of rates.

Sec. 26-101.  Notification of rates.

Sec. 26-102.  Use of revenue.

Sec. 26-103.  Dump Station Disposal Fees.

Secs. 26-104—26-130.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 4.  DISCHARGES INTO PUBLIC SEWER SYSTEM

Sec. 26-131.  Discharge of untreated sewage deemed unlawful.

Sec. 26-132.  Storm water and other unpolluted drainage.

Sec. 26-133.  Discharges into public sewers—Types not permitted.

Sec. 26-134.  Same—Types permitted at discretion of city engineer.

Sec. 26-135.  City engineer's discretion re prohibited wastes.

Sec. 26-136.  Grease, oil and sand interceptors.

Sec. 26-137.  Maintenance of preliminary treatment or flow-equalizing facilities.

Sec. 26-138.  Sampling of waters and wastes-Stations required; installation and maintenance.

Sec. 26-139.  Same—Method.

Sec. 26-140.  Treatment of industrial waste; special agreement with city.

Sec. 26-141.  Permit required; application; oaths; fee; issuance; revocation.

Secs. 26-142—26-170.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  STORM WATER SYSTEM

Sec. 26-171.  Definitions.

Sec. 26-172.  Purpose and intent.

Sec. 26-173.  Applicability.

Sec. 26-174.  Compatibility with other regulations.

Sec. 26-175.  Responsibility for administration.

Sec. 26-176.  Severability.

Sec. 26-177.  Ultimate responsibility.

Sec. 26-178.  Prohibition of illegal discharges.

Sec. 26-179.  Prohibition of illegal connections.

Sec. 26-180.  Industrial or construction activity discharges.

Sec. 26-181.  Requirements to prevent, control, and reduce storm water pollutants by the use of best management practices.

Sec. 26-182.  Watercourse protection.

Sec. 26-183.  Suspension of storm drain system access.

Sec. 26-184.  Access and inspection of properties and facilities.

Sec. 26-185.  Notification of accidental discharges and spills.

Sec. 26-186.  Construction, general requirements for construction activities.

Sec. 26-187.  Requirements for the building phase of development.

Sec. 28-188.  Construction storm water pollution prevention plan.

Sec. 26-189.  Requirements for utility construction.

Sec. 26-190.  Post-Construction

Sec. 26-191.  Technical standards, specifications, and guidance.

Sec. 26-192.  Notice of violation.

Sec. 26-193.  Appeal of notice of violation.

Sec. 26-194.  Enforcement measures after appeal.

Sec. 26-195.  Cost of abatement of the violation.

Sec. 26-196.  Injunctive relief.

Sec. 26-197.  Appeal of notice of violation.

Sec. 26-198.  Violations deemed a public nuisance.

Sec. 26-199.  Criminal prosecution.                                 

Sec. 26-200.  Remedies not exclusive.

 

CHAPTER 27 ZONING

 

ARTICLE I.  IN GENERAL

Sec. 27-1.  Short title.

Sec. 27-2.  Definitions.

Sec. 27-3.  Authority.

Sec. 27-4.  Purpose and intent.

Sec. 27-5.  Jurisdiction. 

Sec. 27-6.  Zoning district map, boundaries.

Sec. 27-7.  Annexation and exemptions.

Sec. 27-8.  Comprehensive plan relationship.

Sec. 27-9.  Compliance generally.

Sec. 27-10.  Interpretation.

Sec. 27-11.  Violation and penalty.

Sec. 27-12.  Validity.

Sec. 27-13—27-20. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE II.  ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

Sec. 27-21.  Responsibility; zoning official.

Sec. 27-22.  Applications.

Sec. 27-23.  Interpretation of chapter.

Sec. 27-24.  Permits issued by others.

Sec. 27-25.  Legal advice

Sec. 27-26.  Procedure for classifying unlisted uses.

Sec. 27-27.  Permits and certificate of zoning compliance

Sec. 27-28.  Fees.

Sec. 27-29—Sec. 27-30. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE III.  BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Sec. 27-31.  Appeals and variances.

Sec. 27-32.  Board of Adjustment Membership and Term.

Secs. 27-33 –27-35. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IV.  AMENDMENTS 

Sec. 27-36.  Authority to amend.

Sec. 27-37.  Authority to initiate amendments.

Sec. 27-38.  Applications for amendments.

Sec. 27-39.  Amendments to flood plain overlay district.

Sec. 27-40.  Amendments to planned development overlay district.

Sec. 27-41.  Amendments to the wellhead protection overlay district.

Secs. 27-42—27-45. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE V.  NONCONFORMING USES AND STRUCTURES 

Sec. 27-46.  Open storage.

Sec. 27-47.  Continuation of nonconforming use.

Sec. 27-48.  Continuation of nonstandard use. 

Sec. 27-49.  Use becoming nonconforming by changes in law or boundaries.

Sec. 27-50.  Cessation of use.

Sec. 27-51.  Completion and restoration of buildings.

Secs. 27-52—27-55. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VI.  CONDITIONAL USES AND SITE PLAN APPROVALS

Sec. 27-56.  Conditional uses, procedures and standards.

Sec. 27-57.  Site plan review procedure.

Sec. 27-58.  Criteria for site plan review and conditional use permits.

Sec. 27-59—27-60. Reserved

 

ARTICLE VII. DISTRICTS

 

DIVISION 1.  GENERALLY

Sec. 27-61.  Districts designated.

Sec. 27-62.  Use matrix and use lists by district.

Secs. 27-63—27-70. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 2.  DISTRICT A, AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-71.  Intent - District A.

Sec. 27-72.  Permitted uses - District A.

Sec. 27-73.  Conditional uses - District A.

Sec. 27-74.  Height and area regulations - District A.

 

DIVISION 3.  DISTRICT R-R, RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-75.  Intent - District R-R.

Sec. 27-76.  Permitted uses - District R-R.

Sec. 27-77.  Conditional uses - District R-R.

Sec. 27-78.  Height and area regulations - District R-R.

Secs. 27-79—27-80. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 4.  DISTRICT S-R, SUBURBAN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-81.  Intent - District S-R.

Sec. 27-82.  Permitted uses - District S-R.

Sec. 27-83.  Conditional uses - District S-R.

Sec. 27-84.  Height and Area Regulations - District S-R.

Secs. 27-85—27-90. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 5.  DISTRICT R-1. SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-91.  Intent - District R-1.

Sec. 27-92.  Permitted uses - District R-1.

Sec. 27-93.  Conditional uses - District R-1.

Sec. 27-94.  Height and Area Regulations - District R-1.

Secs. 27-95—27-100. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 6.  DISTRICT R-2, ONE AND TWO FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-101.  Intent - District R-2.

Sec. 27-102.  Permitted uses - District R-2.

Sec. 27-103.  Conditional uses - District R-2.

Sec. 27-104.  Height and Area Regulations - District R-2.

Secs. 27-105—27-110. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 7.  DISTRICT R-3, MULTIPLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-111.  Intent - District R-3.

Sec. 27-112.  Permitted uses - District R-3.

Sec. 27-113.  Conditional uses - District R-3.

Sec. 27-114.  Height and Area Regulations - District R-3.

Secs. 27-115—27-120. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 8.  DISTRICT R-M, MOBILE HOME DISTRICT

Sec. 27-121.  Intent - District R-M.

Sec. 27-122.  Permitted uses - District R-M.

Sec. 27-123.  Height and area regulations - District R-M.

Sec. 27-124.  Mobile home park development standards.

Sec. 27-125.  Mobile home subdivision development standards.

Sec. 27-126—27-130. Reserved.

 

DISTRICT 9.  DISTRICT R-O. LIMITED RESIDENTIAL OFFICE DISTRICT

Sec. 27-131.  Intent - District R-O.

Sec. 27-132.  Permitted uses - District R-O.

Sec. 27-133.  Conditional uses - District R-O.

Sec. 27-134.  Height and Area Regulations - District R-O.

Secs. 27-135—27-140. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 10.  DISTRICT O-D. OFFICE DISTRICT

Sec. 27-141.  Intent - District O-D.

Sec. 27-142.  Permitted uses - District O-D.

Sec. 27-143.  Conditional uses - District O-D.

Sec. 27-144.  Height and Area Regulations - District O-D.

Secs. 27-145—27-150. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 11.  DISTRICT C-1, LOCAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Sec. 27-151.  Intent - District C-1.

Sec. 27-152.  Permitted uses - District C-1.

Sec. 27-153.  Conditional uses - District C-1.

Sec. 27-154.  Height and area regulations - District C-1.

Sec. 27-155—27-160. Reserved

 

DIVISION 12.  DISTRICT C-2, CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Sec. 27-161.  Intent - District C-2.

Sec. 27-162.  Permitted uses - District C-2.

Sec. 27-163.  Conditional uses - District C-2.

Sec. 27-164.  Height and area regulations - District C-2.

Secs. 27-165—27-170. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 13.  DISTRICT C-2A, SPECIAL BUSINESS DISTRICT

Sec. 27-171.  Intent - District C-2A.

Sec. 27-172.  Permitted uses - District C-2A.

Sec. 27-173.  Conditional uses - District C-2A

Sec. 27-174.  Height and area regulations - District C-2A.

Secs. 27-175—27-180. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 14.  DISTRICT C-3, SERVICE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-181.  Intent - District C-3.

Sec. 27-182.  Permitted uses - District C-3.

Sec. 27-183.  Conditional uses - District C-3.

Sec. 27-184.  Height and area regulations - District C-3.

Secs. 27-185—27-190. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 15.  DISTRICT B-P, BUSINESS PARK DISTRICT

Sec. 27-191.  Intent - District B-P.

Sec. 27-192.  Permitted uses - District B-P.

Sec. 27-193.  Conditional uses - District B-P.

Sec. 27-194.  Height and area regulations - District B-P.

 

DIVISION 16.  DISTRICT I-1, LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-195.  Intent - District I-1.

Sec. 27-196.  Permitted uses - District I-1.

Sec. 27-197.  Conditional uses - District I-1.

Sec. 27-198.  Height and area regulations - District I-1.

Secs. 27-199—27-200. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 17.  DISTRICT I-2, HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-201.  Intent - District I-2.

Sec. 27-202.  Permitted uses - District I-2.

Sec. 27-203.  Conditional uses - District I-2.

Sec. 27-204.  Height and area regulations - District I-2.

Secs. 27-205—27-210. Reserved.

 

DIVISION 18.  DISTRICT I-3, LIMITED INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-211.  Intent - District I-3.

Sec. 27-212.  Permitted uses - District I-3.

Sec. 27-213.  Conditional uses - District I-3 Reserved

Sec. 27-214.  Height and area regulations –District I-3.

Sec. 27-215.  Outdoor storage of material.

Secs. 27-216—27-220. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE VIII.  SPECIAL AND OVERLAY DISTRICTS

 

DIVISIONS 1.  MIXED USE SPECIAL DISTRICT

Sec. 27-221.  Intent.

Sec. 27-222.  Permitted uses.

Sec. 27-223.  Site development regulations.

Sec. 27-224.  Procedure for application.

Sec. 27-225.  Adoption of district.

Sec. 27-226.  Amendments.

Secs. 27-227 — 27-230.Reserved.

 

DIVISIONS 2.  PLANNED DEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT

Sec. 27-231.  Intent - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-232.  Permitted uses - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-233.  Procedure for application - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-234.  Preliminary plan review - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-235.  Final plan review - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-236.  Final plan approval - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-237.  Abandonment - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-238.  Amendments - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-239.  Violations - Planned Development Overlay.

Sec. 27-240.  Reserved.

 

DIVISION 3.  FLOOD PLAIN OVERLAY DISTRICT

Sec. 27-241.  Flood Insurance Program.

Sec. 27-242.  Definitions - Flood Plain Overlay District.

Sec. 27-243.  Statement of purpose - Flood Plain Overlay.

Sec. 27-244.  General provisions - Flood Plain Overlay

Sec. 27-245.  Development permit - Flood Plain Overlay.

Sec. 27-246.  Establishment of zoning districts - Flood Plain Overlay.

Sec. 27-247.  Standards for the floodway overlay district and the floodway fringe overlay district.

Sec. 27-248.  Floodway fringe overlay district.

Sec. 27-249.  Floodway overlay district.

Sec. 27-250.  Variance procedures - Flood Plain Overlay.

Sec. 27-251.  Nonconforming use - Flood Plain Overlay

Sec. 27-252.  Amendments to flood plain regulations

Secs. 27-253 — 27-260.Reserved.

 

DIVISION 4.  AIRPORT OVERLAY DISTRICT

Sec. 27-261.  Intent - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-262.  Definitions.

Sec. 27-263.  Scope and Zoning Map - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-264.  Zone descriptions - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-265.  Height regulations - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-266.  Notice of Proposed Construction or Alteration or Permit - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-267.  Nonconforming structures - Generally - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-268.  Nonconforming structures - marking - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-269.  Administrative agency - Airport Overlay.

Sec. 27-270.  Board of zoning adjustment - Airport Overlay.

 

DIVISION 5.  WELLHEAD PROTECTION OVERLAY DISTRICT

Sec. 27-271.  Intent - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-272.  Prerequisite requirements - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-273.  Limitation on application - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-274.  Amendment of Official Zoning Map - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-275.  Permitted uses and structures - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-276.  Conditional uses and structures - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-277.  Prohibited uses and structures - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-278.  Wellhead protection requirements and restrictions - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-279.  Minimum lot development requirements - Wellhead Protection Overlay.

Sec. 27-280.  Reserved.

 

ARTICLE IX.  SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

Sec. 27-281.  More than one principal structure or use on a lot.

Sec. 27-282.  Additional height and area requirements and exceptions.

Sec. 27-283.  Additional yard requirements and exceptions

Sec. 27-284.  Communications, microwave, and cellular towers.

Sec. 27-285.  Adult entertainment uses.

Sec. 27-286.  Boarding/rooming houses, group residential and group care facility densities

Sec. 27-287.  Accessory uses.

Sec. 27-288.  Fences.

Sec. 27-289.  Home occupations.

Sec. 27-290.  Sight triangle restrictions

Sec. 27-291.  Subdivision identification lot, where located.

Sec. 27-292.  Water and septic system requirements.

Sec. 27-293.  Soil extraction for public road purposes as a permitted use; requirements

Sec. 27-294.  Periodic garage, rummage, and yard sales.

Secs. 27-295 — 27-300.Reserved.

 

ARTICLE X.  LANDSCAPING AND SCREENING

Sec. 27-301.  Purpose.

Sec. 27-302.  Applicability.

Sec. 27-303.  Landscaping requirements.

Sec. 27-304.  Landscaping materials and installation standards.

Sec. 27-305.  Required landscape depth.

Sec. 27-306.  Bufferyard provisions.

Sec. 27-307.  Bufferyard requirements.

Sec. 27-308.  Screening standards.

Sec. 27-309.  Tree plantings.

Sec. 27-310.  General provisions.

Sec. 27-311.  Approved landscaping materials.

Secs. 27-312—27-320. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XI.  SIGNS

Sec. 27-321.  Generally - Signs.

Sec. 27-322.  Signs, where prohibited.

Sec. 27-323.  Temporary signs, when and where authorized.

Sec. 27-324.  District A - Signs.

Sec. 27-325.  Districts R-R, S-R, R-1, R-2, and R-M - Signs.

Sec. 27-326.  District R-3 - Signs.

Sec. 27-327.  Districts R-O, O-D and C-2A - Signs.

Sec. 27-328.  District C-1 - Signs.

Sec. 27-329.  District C-2 - Signs.

Sec. 27-330.  Building signs, Districts C-3, B-P, I-1, and I-2.

Sec. 27-331.  Freestanding signs; height, area and setback requirements.

Sec. 27-332.  Unauthorized posting of signs.

Sec. 27-333.  Subdivision identification sign.

Secs. 27-334 — 27-340.Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XII.  OFF-STREET PARKING AND LOADING

Sec. 27-341.  Applicability

Sec. 27-342.  General provisions.

Sec. 27-343.  Plans and approval required.

Sec. 27-344.  Utilization

Sec. 27-345.  Screening – off-street parking.

Sec. 27-346.  Internal parking lot landscaping.

Sec. 27-347.  Required off-street spaces.

Sec. 27-348.  Improvements -Off-street parking.

Sec. 27-349.  Surfacing – Off-street parking

Sec. 27-350.  Existing parking lots – exempt

Sec. 27-351.  Modification of requirements.

Sec. 27-352—27-400. Reserved.

 

ARTICLE XII.  LAND USE MATRIX

Sec. 27-401.  Land use matrix.

 

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