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Citation (Citation #: 2020-00004596.1)

General Information

Citation Number:
2020-00004596.1

Date Issued:
Thu, May 7, 2020 7:43 AM

Status:
Final Order

Total Citation Amount:
$204.05

Name of Person Cited:
SIMON INVESTMENTS LLC

Property in Violation:
0 SUTHERLAND DR
BOWLING GREEN KY 42104
PVA Parcel #: 053A09 001

Property Owner:
SIMON INVESTMENTS LLC
625 THREE SPRINGS RD
BOWLING GREEN KY 421047528

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Thu, May 7, 2020 8:30 AM

Code Violations (2)

Nuisance

Code:
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.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.04 Duty of Maint of Streets, Sidewalks, Drainage Areas & Public Way

Code Description:
a. No person shall place, throw, deposit or allow to accumulate or grow or cause to be erected or placed on any street, alley, sidewalk, gutter, storm sewer, public or private drainage ditch or drainage structure or any other public right-of-way, easement or public property, any building, brick mailbox, column, rubbish, garbage, construction or demolition debris, landscaping debris, furniture, signs, large rocks or boulders, fences, posts, stakes, weeds, inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle, junk or scrap metal as hereinabove declared to be a public nuisance, abandoned property or any other obstruction or encroachment of any nature and any other materials which may do injury to any person, animal or property, including any person traveling on the street, alley, sidewalk or other public property, except for premises authorized by the City for such purposes. The presence of such liquids or substances in or upon any street, alley, sidewalk, gutter, storm sewer, public or private drainage ditch or any public right-of-way or easement or property shall constitute a nuisance and is a violation of this Subchapter. b. Every person owning, occupying or having control or management of any building or lot in the City shall also keep the sidewalk adjacent to such building or lot open and free from all obstructions, barriers and impediments of every description and shall not allow or permit any tree, brush, hedge or other vegetation to grow in a manner which interferes with normal sidewalk traffic or vehicular traffic within the public right-or-way or to permit any tree, brush, hedge or other vegetation to become diseased to such an extent that it becomes a hazard to persons or property using the sidewalk or streets adjacent to such property. c. No person owning, occupying or having control or management of any building or lot shall deposit snow on any city streets, sidewalks or public ways. No person owning, occupying or having control or management of any building or lot shall allow any drainage appurtenances to cause ice accumulation on any city streets, sidewalks or public ways. d. In addition to any other remedies in this Chapter, any materials in violation of this Section found on City streets, sidewalks, public ways, public or private drainage areas and other public property may be removed immediately by the City with or without notice to the property owner. Notwithstanding the above provisions, public utility infrastructure shall be allowed. In addition, temporary signs advertising the sale or lease of real estate shall be allowed in City rights-of-way pursuant to the provisions herein below. 1. Temporary real estate signs advertising the sale or lease of real estate shall be allowed in city rights-of-way under the following conditions: a) Only one sign shall be allowed per parcel of real estate, except for corner lots where two signs shall be allowed with one sign allowed per street. Each sign shall advertise only the parcel of real estate that it adjoins. b) The authorized sign shall be located on the street frontage adjoining the parcel of real estate that is for sale. c) If the authorized sign is located in a non-paved area, the lawn/grass shall be maintained in compliance with applicable City ordinances. d) The authorized sign shall be temporary in nature and may be located in city rights-of-way only while the real estate is for sale or lease. The sign shall be removed within ten (10) days after the closing of the sale or lease. e) The authorized sign shall comply with all other traffic laws, rules and regulations and shall not obstruct the sight triangle or line of sight for the traveling public. f) The authorized sign shall be located a minimum of ten (10’) feet from the edge of the pavement. The authorized sign shall be no more than sixteen (16’) square feet in sign face area. g) Any authorized sign located more than twenty (20’) feet from the edge of the pavement may be increased in size not to exceed thirty-two (32 ft 2 ) square feet in sign face area. h) Any person installing a temporary real estate sign pursuant to these provisions shall be responsible for locating underground utilities and the City shall assume no responsibility or liability for damages or injuries caused by the sign or its installation. 2. Any unauthorized sign which is constructed, located or situated on city rights-of-way may be impounded or removed by the City. The City, within its discretion, may destroy such signs. This storm water/retention/drainage area is overgrown with grasses/weeds and not being maintained as required.

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