accordance with City Code Section 10-3, all garbage,
rubbish, refuse and waste material shall be regularly
removed from properties.
In accordance with City Code Section 10-4, all garbage
and waste materials shall be stored in approved garbage
containers with tight fitting lids. A standard garbage
container shall be no larger that 32 gallons in capacity,
and shall be metal or plastic, and shall have handles and a
tight fitting lid. Detachable dumpster containers can be
larger than 32 gallons in capacity, and shall have a tight
fitting lid in place. There shall be an adequate number of
garbage containers to hold all waste between days of
55-gallon barrels, and industrial barrels are not
generally allowed for garbage storage or collection.
Plastic garbage bags can be used for the storage of
leaves, grass, hedge and brush clippings only. (If plastic
bags are used for garbage storage, the bag must be held in
an approved garbage container)
accordance with City Code Section 25-1; The owner, agent or
occupant of any land abutting a street or alley shall keep
the trees located upon their property or located upon a
terrace immediately adjacent to their property or, where
there is no terrace, upon the section of the street or alley
or property dedicated as a right-of-way which is unimproved
that is so abutting their property, trimmed, pruned and
maintained in a healthy manner as to remove any hazard to
life or property.
Trees and shrubbery shall be trimmed to …
…provide 14’ clearance from the street or
alley surface to any overhead limbs.
…provide 8’ clearance from the sidewalk
surface to any overhead limbs.
…clear for any traffic control device.
Questions should be directed to John Kouba,
at 701 Koenigstein Avenue, or phone 844-2060.
Note: Tree limbs cut to reasonable lengths
and manageable in size, can be taken to the City Transfer
Station for disposal. There is a disposal fee. The Transfer
Station is located at 610 East Monroe Avenue, phone 844-2231.
accordance with City Code Section 17-27, motor vehicles located
upon private property are required to have a current valid
Nebraska license plate attached to the vehicle, and the vehicle
shall be roadworthy. Any unlicensed or inoperable motor vehicle,
and any motor vehicle parts, shall either be stored in a
completely enclosed building, or otherwise shall be removed from
the property. Any property owner violating this ordinance
should be reported to the Norfolk Police Division 644-8700
Weeds and grass:
accordance with City Code Section 17-12, the owner of property
within the City of Norfolk shall cut weeds so as to keep the
property free from weeds at all times, and shall not allow
litter or waste to accumulate upon the property, except litter
held in an approved container. The property shall be maintained
so as to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water upon the
property. Weeds shall be cut to the curb line on the street
together with one-half of the streets or alleys abutting the
same, and as often in each year as may be necessary to keep said
lot or parcel free from weeds. Properties with weeds over 12" in
height are subject to delivery of a notice of the requirement
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