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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Code Enforcement

Code enforcement has a responsibility to enforce City ordinances that:

  • provide a safe community and vibrant neighborhoods; and,
  • promote a healthy and safe environment for citizens and visitors

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Graffiti

Handled By: Code Enforcement
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Sec. 10-28. Public nuisances enumerated.

(a)    The existence of any of the following conditions on any vacant lot or other parcel of land within the corporate limits whether on public or private property is hereby declared to be dangerous and prejudicial to the public health or safety and to constitute a public nuisance:

        (11)    Graffiti, which is defined as any unauthorized inscription, word, figure, painting or other defacement that is written, marked, etched, scratched, sprayed, drawn, painted, or engraved on or otherwise affixed to any surface of public or private property by any implement, to the extent that graffiti was not authorized in advance by the owner or occupant of the property, or, despite advance authorization, is otherwise deemed a public nuisance.

 (Ord. of 3-26-85, § 3; Ord. of 7-15-86, § 2; Ord. of 5-21-91, § 1; Ord. of 9-20-94, § 1; Ord. of 7-13-99, § 1; Ord. No. O-2006-113, § 1, 11-21-06)

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