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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00005119.1)

General Information

Citation Number:

Date Issued:
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 9:21 AM

Final Order

Total Citation Amount:

Name of Person Cited:

Property in Violation:
PVA Parcel #: 039B15 119

Property Owner:
2303 REID RD
OWENSBORO KY 423032806

Code Enforcement Officer:
Moe Hillard

Inspection Date:
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 10:00 AM

Code Violations (2)


BGKY C27 27.5.07 Weeds / Grasses Property Code / Amendments to Property Maintenance Code

Code Description:
Section 302.4 of the International Property Maintenance Code is amended to designate ten (10) inches as the maximum height of weeds or plant growth on properties located in the City except for those parcels being used for agricultural purposes. The presence of any weeds or plant growth, including grass, but excluding crops, trees, bushes, flowers or other ornamental plants, in excess of ten (10) inches in height is hereby declared a nuisance. The property owner is responsible for weeds or plant growth on their property including easements and rights-of-way. Rights-of-way include the property line to the curb or if no curb exists, from the property line to the street. * IPMC 302.4 Weeds All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of ten (10) inches. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens. Upon failure of the owner or agent having charge of a property to cut and destroy weeds after service of a notice of violation, they shall be subject to prosecution in accordance with section 106.3 and as prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction. Upon failure to comply with the Notice of Violation, any duly authorized employee of the jurisdiction or contractor hired by the jurisdiction shall be authorized to enter upon the property in the violation and cut and destroy the weeds growing thereon, and the cost of such removal shall be paid by the owner or agent responsible for the property. Grasses/weeds are overgrown on the property.


BGKY C27 27.6.05.b Accumulation of Construction, Demolition or Landscaping Debris Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance

Code Description:
It shall be unlawful for the owner, occupant or person having control or management of any public or private land within the City to permit a public nuisance to develop thereon. Public nuisances include, but are not limited to, the following conditions: Accumulation of construction, demolition, landscaping debris or other waste materials. All exterior property and premises shall be free from any accumulation of combustible and noncombustible waste materials, including any material resulting from maintenance, demolition, repair, alteration or construction of buildings, structures or grounds, or landscaping or natural damage of grounds, including, but not limited to, ashes, stones, glass, concrete, fallen trees, tree branches, brush and yard trimmings; There is an accumulation of construction/demolition and/or landscape debris on the premises including, but not limited to, pallet. Please remove any and all construction/demolition/landscape debris.

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