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Ordinance of the Month- This is a reference to the Code of Ordinances for the City of Cloverport in the state of Kentucky. This shall not supercede or replace that document. For the full legal version of this and all other ordinances, please contact Cloverport City Hall at 270-788-6632 or at 212 West Main St. Cloverport, KY 40111


92.03 Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance.

The maintaining, using, placing, depositing, leaving, or permitting to be or remain on any public or private property of any of the following items, conditions, or actions are hereby declared to be and constitute a nuisance; however, this enumeration shall not be deemed or construed to be conclusive, limiting or restrictive:

(A) The excessive growth of weeds, grass and other vegetation. "Excessive" shall mean growth to a height of ten (10) inches or more. 

(B) Accumulation of rubbish, trash, refuse, junk, and other abandoned materials, metals, lumber and other things. 

(C) Any condition which provides harborage for rats, mice, snakes and other vermin. 

(D) Any building or other structure which is in such a dilapidated condition that it is unfit for human habitiation, or kept in such an unsanitary condition that it is a menace to the health of people residing in the vicinity thereof, or presents a more than ordinarily dangerous fire hazard in the vicinity where it is located.

(E) All unnecessary or unauthorized noises and annoying vibration, including animal noises.

(F) All disagreeable or obnoxious odors and stenches, as well as the conditions, substances or other causes which give rise to the emission or generation of such odors and stenches.

(G) The carasses of animals or fowl not disposed of within a reasonable time after death.

(H) The pollution of any public well or cistern, stream, lake, canal, or body of water by sewage, dead animals, creamery, industrial wastes or other substances. 

(I) Any building, structure or other place or location where any activity which is in violation of local, state, or federal law is conducted, performed or maintained.

(J) Any accumulation of stagnant water permitted or maintained on any lot or piece of ground.

(K) Dense smoke, noxious fumes, gas, soot, or cinders, in unreasonable quantities.

(L) Any dead trees on or near a public right-of-way.

(M) Any grass in residentially or commercially zoned areas greater than twelve (12) inches.

(N) The leaving of garbage/trash cans at curbside for longer than 24 hours after garbage/trash pick up by the city franchisee.

(Ord. 95. 8-1, passed 8-21-95; Am. Ord. 2007-06.02, passed 6-18-07)

Penalty, see 92.99