Vacant Properties

Grass & Weeds Sec. 10-127  All weeds, grass, brush or other unsightly matter shall be and maintained at a height less than eight (8) inches on an property within one hundred fifty (150) feet of any property line from the curb line to the center of the alley for unimproved alley easements.

Trash & Debris Sec. 10-169  All property shall be kept free of trash, debris rubbish, yard waste, or other impure or unwholesome mater of any kind.

Landscaping & Vegetation Sec. 10-128.5  All common vegetation on the premises shall be maintained in a neat and orderly manner. All doors and windows of any structure shall be kept to a minimum of seventy-five (75) percent clear of any vegetation. All vegetation shall be pruned to prevent encroachments or obstructions across any sidewalk or driveway. All dead vegetation or landscaping that dies shall be removed or replaced.

Overhanging Limbs Sec 15.5-9  All trees, bushes, or other vegetation shall be pruned and maintained to prevent the obstruction of streetlights, passage of pedestrians, vehicles etc. vision of traffic signs or obstructions of street or alley intersections. Minimum clearance of any overhanging portion thereof shall be ten (10) feet over sidewalks and fourteen (14) feet over all streets and alleys.

Boarding & Securing IPMC 108.2   Any vacant structure unfit for human habitation or occupancy that is not in danger of collapse shall be closed up so as not to be an attractive nuisance.