Typical code violations:
Trash and debris - Trash and debris should be placed in proper containers for disposal.
8.12.160 Unsightly Premises
8.12.040.13 13 To leave or permit to remain outside of any dwelling, building or other structure, or within any unoccupied or abandoned building, dwelling or other structure under the control of any person and in a place accessible to children, any abandoned, unattended or discarded ice box, refrigerator or other container which has an airtight door or lid, snaplock or other locking device which may not be released from the inside, without first removing the door or lid, snaplock or other locking device from the ice box, refrigerator or container;
Excessive weeds or vegetation- Over height vegetation Weeds and grasses should be trimmed to a height of no more than 24 inches according to 8.12.040.4 Poison oak, poison ivy, or any noxious or toxic weeds or uncultivated plants, whether growing or otherwise, weeds, tall grass, uncultivated shrubs or growth higher than twenty-four inches, or which presents a fire hazard;
Home Businesses – Businesses conducted in a residence without a Home Occupation permit (exemptions are home businesses without outside employees and no exterior indications of business being conducted). Chapter 17.60
Junk Vehicles – Vehicles on private property that are inoperable (i.e., flat tire, extensive damage, missing major parts). 8.12.010 Definitions. A. Unless otherwise specified, the following words shall have the meanings provided below. The definitions contained in Title 17 of the City Code shall apply unless otherwise defined herein.
"Abandoned or junk vehicle" means any motor vehicle or major portion thereof, the condition of which is wrecked, dismantled, partially dismantled, inoperative, incapable of movement under its own power, or from which the wheels, engine, transmission or other substantial part thereof has been removed.
Noise – Stationary noise from heat pumps, air conditioners, etc. Note: Construction noise violations are enforced by the Police Department.
9.24.010 Unreasonable noise generally prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to make, continue or cause to be made or continued, within the limits of the city, any disturbing, excessive or offensive noise that causes discomfort or annoyance to any reasonable person of normal sensitiveness residing in the area. The characteristics that should be considered in determining whether a violation of the provisions of this section should include, but not be limited to, the following:
1. The level of the noise;
2. Whether the noise is usual or unusual;
3. Whether the noise is natural or unnatural;
4. The level of the ambient noise in the area;
5. The proximity of the noise to sleeping facilities;
6. The nature and zoning of the area from which the noise emanates, and the area where it is received;
7. The time of day or night the noise occurs;
8. The duration of the noise; and
9. Whether the noise is recurrent, intermittent or constant. (Ord. 1397.09.04 § 1 (part), 2006)
Recreational Vehicles, Boats, Trailers – Violations of storage restrictions on residential property. 8.12.050 RV parking on private property restrictions rear or sideyard, excluding corner sideyards, and 10.08.160 RV parking restriction on residential streets