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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00012099.11)

General Information

Citation Number:
2019-00012099.11

Date Issued:
Mon, Apr 20, 2020 8:09 AM

Status:
Appeal Filed

Total Citation Amount:
$104.05

Name of Person Cited:
THOMAS ROBERT & GLORIA J

Property in Violation:
2540 NASHVILLE RD
BOWLING GREEN KY 42101
PVA Parcel #: 041D71 001

Property Owner:
THOMAS ROBERT & GLORIA J
2540 NASHVILLE RD
BOWLING GREEN KY 421014035

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 8:30 AM

Code Violations (8)

Nuisance

Code:
IPMC 3.308.1 Accumulation of Rubbish or Garbage General Requirements / Rubbish & Garbage

Code Description:
All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage. There is an ongoing accumulation of rubbish/garbage outdoors on the property.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.5.03.a. a Unlicensed/Inoperable Motor Vehicle Property Code / Amendments to Property Maintenance Code / Motor Vehicles / Unlicensed/Inoperable Motor Vehicle

Code Description:
No inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle, whether repairable or not, shall be parked, kept or stored on any public right-of way. No junk motor vehicle, shall be parked, kept or stored on any private premises longer than three (3) calendar days unless contained within an approved enclosed building. No motor vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair or in the process of being stripped or dismantled unless contained within an approved enclosed building. * 27.1.03 Definitions: Junk Motor Vehicle “Junk Motor Vehicle” is any inoperable motor vehicle, whether repairable or not, without a current valid license plate, or which is rusted, wrecked, discharged, partially or totally dismantled or abandoned. There appear to be two unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles on the premises. Please repair/remove any and all inoperable/unlicensed vehicles from the premises.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.03 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property Property Code / Nuisances

Code Description:
No person owning, leasing, occupying or having charge of any property or premises shall maintain or keep any nuisance thereon, nor shall any such person keep or maintain such property or premises in a manner which could cause substantial diminution in the value of the other property in the neighborhood in which such property or premises are located. There are numerous items of junk, debris, rubbish, construction material, etc. stored outdoors at this location for an extended period of time.  The property owner/residents have been given over 8 months to bring the property into compliance and it continues to be in violation of code and generate ongoing citizen complaints. The overall premises at this location is in a state of disrepair and is in a manner which could cause substantial diminution in the value of other property in the neighborhood in which it is located.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.a Junk; Scrap Metal 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: Junk; scrap metal. The storage of junk motor vehicles, motor vehicle parts, storage tanks, dumpsters, refuse/trash containers not being served by the County’s garbage collection franchisees, junk machinery, machinery parts, abandoned, discarded or unused appliances, objects or equipment in unusable condition such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers and similar equipment, or scrap metal (whether recyclable or unrecyclable) within the City limits, except on premises authorized by the City for such purposes; There is junk/scrap on the premises. Please remove any and all junk/scrap from the premises. 

Nuisance

Code:
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 ongoing accumulation of construction/demolition material on the premises. Please remove any and all construction/demolition/landscape debris.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.o Graffiti 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: Graffiti. The allowing of any graffiti which is defined as any inscription, drawing or design that is scratched, painted, sprayed or placed on any surface of any structure that has no redeeming artistic, moral or social value; *IPMC 3.302.9 Defacement of Property No person shall willfully or wantonly damage, mutilate or deface any exterior surface of any structure or building on any private or public property by placing thereon any marking, carving or graffiti. It shall be the responsibility of the owner to restore said surface to an approved state of maintenance and repair. There is graffiti on the premises in at least one location. Please remove any and all graffiti/defacement at this location.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.q Hoarding of Materials 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: Hoarding of materials. The accumulation of materials, trash, food, newspapers, magazines, old clothes and other items that create a serious fire or health hazard that can cause disease, contribute to vermin and/or insect infestations, affect the occupants of the building, neighbors, public safety personnel and the general public, or violate any other City safety code. There is an ongoing large amount of rubbish, items of junk, construction/landscape material, etc. and other items accumulated around the exterior of the property.  This has been the case for over 8 months and the property continues to generate ongoing complaints from the public. 

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.r Parking in yards 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: Parking in yards. The parking or storage or allowing another to park or store a motor vehicle in the front, side or rear yard of any property upon any surface other than an improved parking surface. For the purposes of this Section motor vehicles is defined as a licensed means of motorized transportation for the movement of people and goods along public roadways including, but not limited to cars, trucks, vans, RVs and motorcycles; NOTE: “Improved Parking Surface” shall be defined as existing gravel, concrete, brick pavers or asphalt surfaces generally used for parking motor vehicles. The expansion of, or adding additional parking surfaces may require permits and be approved by the Bowling Green Warren County Planning & Zoning office. There are at least two vehicles parked on the grass/yard at this location. One of the vehicles, an RV in the front yard, has been in violation for an extended period of time and has generated several complaints. Please ensure all vehicles at this location park on an improved parking surface as defined below.

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