Citation (Citation #: 2024-00007666)

General Information

Citation Number:

Date Issued:
Mon, May 20, 2024 1:09 PM

Final Order

Total Citation Amount:

Name of Person Cited:

Property in Violation:
PVA Parcel #: 040B01 069

Property Owner:
LAFAYETTE IN 479011352

Code Compliance Officer:
Sanja Dudaric

Inspection Date:
Mon, May 20, 2024 8:30 AM

Code Violations (4)

Exterior Structure

IPMC 3.301.3 Vacant Structures and Land General Requirements / General

Code Description:
All vacant structures and premises thereof or vacant land shall be maintained in a clean, safe, secure and sanitary condition as provided herein so as not to cause a blighting problem or adversely affect the public health or safety.


BGKY C27 27.5.03 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property Property Code / Nuisances

Code Description:
It shall be unlawful to place, leave, deposit or keep discarded and/or dilapidated items or objects, trash, garbage, junk and/or rubbish on any private property in the City. Such discarded and/or dilapidated items or objects, trash, garbage, junk and/or rubbish are declared to be a public nuisance. 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 a substantial reduction in the value of the other property in the area in which such property or premises are located. Since 2020 there have been 6 cases of homeless encampment plus overgrown grass case and has generated few complaints recently.


BGKY C27 27.5.05.b Accumulation of Construction, Demolition or Landscaping Debris Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance

Code Description:
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. Exterior property and premises shall be free from landscaping debris or natural damage of grounds, including but not limited to ashes, stones, glass, concrete, unused piles or bags of rock/mulch/soil, fallen trees, tree branches, limbs, brush and yard trimmings; There is an accumulation of landscape debris on the premises including, but not limited to, a fallen tree, tree branches and/or limbs. Please remove any and all landscape debris from the premises.


BGKY C27 27.5.05.l Attractive nuisances

Code Description:
The allowing of any physical condition, use or occupancy of any property or premises to be an attractive nuisance to children, or for illicit purposes, crime, drugs and/or vagrancy, including, but not limited to abandoned buildings, vacant lots, wells, shafts, standing pools of water, sinkholes, basements, excavations, retaining walls, and unsafe fences. Refrigerators, freezers, ice chests, ice boxes or any similar airtight box or container at an outdoor location which has a locking device inoperable from within, shall first unhinge and remove the door or lid and detach the locking device from the door or lid. Refrigerators, freezers, ice chests, or ice boxes in use at an outdoor location shall be equipped with an exterior locking device to prevent unintended access; This property generates constant and ongoing attractiveness for homeless people due to lack of duty of maintaining the property. Clean up all the brush, undergrown and places for homeless people to hide

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