CODE OF ORDINANCES

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS


CHAPTER 1 --- CODE OF ORDINANCES…………………………………………………1

CHAPTER 2 --- CHARTER…………………………………………………………………..7

CHAPTER 3 --- MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS …………………………………………….9

CHAPTER 5 --- OPERATING PROCEDURES ……………………………………………21

CHAPTER 6 --- CITY ELECTIONS ………………………………………………………...27

CHAPTER 7 --- FISCAL MANAGEMENT ……………………………………….…………31

CHAPTER 8 --- INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS ……………..…..…….37

CHAPTER 9 --- URBAN REVITALIZATION AREA ……………..………………..………41

ADMINISTRATION, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS


CHAPTER 15 --- MAYOR ………………………………………………………...…………..45

CHAPTER 16 --- MAYOR PRO TEM ……………………………..……………....…………47

CHAPTER 17 --- COUNCIL ………………………………………………..……...………….49

CHAPTER 18 --- CITY CLERK ………………………………………………….…………...53

CHAPTER 19 --- CITY TREASURER ……………………………………….…..…..………59

CHAPTER 20 --- CITY ATTORNEY ……………………………………………….………..60

CHAPTER 21 --- LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES ……………………..……………….63

CHAPTER 22 --- COMMUNITY CENTER BOARD …………………………..……...……69

POLICE, FIRE AND EMERGENCIES

CHAPTER 30 --- MARSHAL ………………………………….……………………..………75

CHAPTER 35 --- FIRE DEPARTMENT ……………………………….…………………….87

CHAPTER 36 --- HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SPILLS ……………………….…...………91

PUBLIC OFFENSES

CHAPTER 45 --- PUBLIC OFFENSES …………………………………………………….105

CHAPTER 46 --- MINORS …………………………………………………………………..113

CHAPTER 47 --- DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ……………………………………………..115

CHAPTER 48 --- RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS FOR SEX OFFENDERS

NUISANCES AND ANIMAL CONTROL

CHAPTER 50 --- NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE ………………….…………121

CHAPTER 51 --- JUNK AND JUNK VEHICLES ………………………………….………127

CHAPTER 55 --- ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL …………………....…...…135

CHAPTER 56--- VICIOUS DOGS

TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES

CHAPTER 60 --- ADMINISTRATION OF TRAFFIC CODE ………………..………..145

CHAPTER 61 --- TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES ………………………….…………149

CHAPTER 62 --- GENERAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS …………………….……….151

CHAPTER 63 --- SPEED REGULATIONS ………………………………………………155

CHAPTER 64 --- TURNING REGULATIONS …………………………………………..157

CHAPTER 65 --- STOP OR YIELD REQUIRED ………………………………………..159

CHAPTER 66 --- LOAD AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS ……………………………..163

CHAPTER 67 --- PEDESTRIANS ………………………………………………………….165

CHAPTER 68 --- ONE-WAY TRAFFIC …………………………………….……………..167

CHAPTER 69 --- PARKING REGULATIONS ……………………………………………169

CHAPTER 70 --- TRAFFIC CODE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES ……………..…185

CHAPTER 76 --- BICYCLE REGULATIONS …..……………………….……………..…191

CHAPTER 81 --- RAILROAD REGULATIONS …………………...……………………...197

WATER

CHAPTER 90 --- WATER SERVICE SYSTEM……………………………………………205

CHAPTER 91 --- WATER METERS……………………………………………….……..…211

CHAPTER 92 --- WATER RATES ...………………………………………………………..215

SANITARY SEWER


CHAPTER 95 --- SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM …………………….………..………….225

CHAPTER 96 --- BUILDING SEWERS AND CONNECTIONS ……………..….……….231

CHAPTER 97 --- USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS ……………………………………………..237

CHAPTER 98 --- PRIVATE ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS …………………….243

CHAPTER 99 --- SEWER SERVICE CHARGES ………………………………………….245

GARBAGE AND SOLID WASTE

CHAPTER 105 --- SOLID WASTE CONTROL ………………………….………………253

CHAPTER 106 --- COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE ………………………….……..261

FRANCHISES AND OTHER SERVICES

CHAPTER 110 – NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE …………………………….………….291

CHAPTER 111 --- ELECTRIC FRANCHISE ……………………………….……………293

CHAPTER 112 --- CABLE TELEVISION FRANCHISE …………………….………….297

CHAPTER 113 --- CABLE TELEVISION REGULATIONS ………………….……...…299

CHAPTER 115 --- CEMETERY ………………………………………………….………..315

REGULATION OF BUSINESS AND VOCATIONS

CHAPTER 120 --- BEER, LIQUOR AND WINE CONTROL ……………………………335

CHAPTER 121 --- CIGARETTE PERMITS ……………………………………………….339

CHAPTER 122 --- PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS……343

STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

CHAPTER 135 --- STREET USE AND MAINTENANCE ………………………………...357

CHAPTER 136 --- SIDEWALK REGULATIONS …………………………………………361

CHAPTER 137 --- VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS ………………………...367

CHAPTER 138 --- STREET GRADES ………………………………………………………369

CHAPTER 140 --- CONTROLLED ACCESS FACILITIES ………………………………375

BUILDING AND PROPERTY REGULATIONS


CHAPTER 145 --- DANGEROUS BUILDINGS ………………………………….………..387

CHAPTER 146 ---MOWING OF PROPERTIES……………………………………………391

CHAPTER 151 --- MOBILE HOME REGULATIONS AND PERMITS ………………...393

CHAPTER 160 --- FLOOD PLAIN REGULATIONS ……………………………………...431

 

INDEX

 APPENDIX

USE AND MAINTENANCE OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES …………………………………………………1

 SUGGESTED FORMS:

DANGEROUS BUILDINGS – FIRST NOTICE ……………………………………………………………………...9

DANGEROUS BUILDINGS – NOTICE OF HEARING …………………………………………………………...10

DANGEROUS BUILDINGS – RESOLUTION AND ORDER ……………………………………………………..11

NOTICE TO ABATE NUISANCE …………………………………………………………………………………...13

NOTICE OF REQUIRED SEWER CONNECTION ………………………………………………………………..14

NOTICE OF HEARING ON REQUIRED SEWER CONNECTION ……………………………………………..15

RESOLUTION AND ORDER ………………………………………………………………………………………...16

 

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