Common Ordinance Questions

 

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   Below are some common ordinances that residents have questions about:

 

§ 91.05  RESTRAINT OF RESTRICTED DOG OR CAT.

 

   It shall be unlawful for any person owning or harboring a restricted dog or cat to permit such a dog or cat to be outside of any enclosure at any time except when that dog or cat is restrained by a leash.

 

('80 Code, § 90.05) (Ord. 20-78, passed 10-30-78)  Penalty, see § 91.99

 

 

§ 77.10  LITTER OR FOREIGN MATTER FROM CONSTRUCTION SITES ON PUBLIC ROADWAYS, STREETS OR OTHER PUBLIC PLACES.

 

   (A)   No person shall operate on any public roadway, street or other public place a vehicle with mud , dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter on its wheels or other parts if the operation results in the depositing or tracking of such mud , dirt, substances, litter or foreign matter on any roadway, street or other public place. No person being owner of real property and/or a prime contractor in charge of a construction site shall maintain such property or construction site so that vehicles upon the property or construction site pick up mud , dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter on the wheels or other parts and deposit or track the mud , dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter onto any public roadway, street or other public place.

 

   (B)   No person shall drive or move any truck or other vehicle within the village unless such vehicle is so constructed and loaded as to prevent any load, contents or litter from being thrown or deposited upon any public roadway, street or other public place.  No person being the owner, driver or other person in charge of a vehicle hauling excavated material, construction or building materials, or other materials within the village shall permit any part of such material to fall or drop or be blown therefrom on a public roadway, street or other public place.  When a vehicle carries trash, sawdust, ashes, cinders, sand, earth, lime, manure or other substance liable to be blown away, the owner, driver and/any other person in charge thereof shall, before driving or operating it on any public roadway, street or other public place, cause such substance or substances to be completely covered with a canvas or other substantial covering in such manner that the same cannot fall or be blown from such vehicle.

 

   (C)   No person shall operate any truck or other vehicle, including those used for hauling earth- moving and any other equipment, or that has accumulated any mud , dirt, litter or any other debris that is liable to be blown or otherwise dislodged during operation onto any roadway, street or other public place.  The owner, driver or person in charge of such truck or other vehicle shall, before operating it on any roadway, street or other public place, cause such accumulated mud , dirt, litter or debris to be removed or shall cover such portions of the truck or vehicle with a canvas or other substantial covering so that such accumulated material cannot be blown or otherwise dislodged during operation onto any roadway, street or other public place.

 

   (D)   Where mud , dirt, sticky substances, litter or foreign matter has been tracked or deposited on any roadway, street or other public place in violation of divisions (A), (B) or (C) of this section of this code, the City Manager is authorized to cause such mud , dirt, substances, litter or foreign matter to be cleaned from such roadway, street or other public place and to charge the cost thereof to person or persons responsible.  The term RESPONSIBLE PERSON as used in this section shall mean the driver of the vehicle which deposited or tracked the mud , dirt, substances, litter or foreign matter on the street and/or the driver's employer or the owner of the real property and/or prime contractor in charge of a construction site from where the deposited or tracked mud , dirt, substances, litter or foreign matter on the roadway, street or other public place originated.  Each day that a violation of divisions (A), (B) or (C) of this section is found shall be a separate offense.

 

(Ord. 06-94, passed 4-25-94)  Penalty, see § 77.99

 

 

 

§ 94.11  LIMITATIONS ON USE OF CONSTRUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT.

 

   (A)   Use of construction tools and equipment.  Except as provided in division (C) through (G) of this section, no person may use construction tools and equipment except between 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays; provided, however, that such tools and equipment shall not be used at any time on the following federal holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

 

   (B)   Emergencies.  The limitations stated in division (A) of this section shall not apply in any situation which requires heavy equipment or other tools in emergencies to assist or avoid a problem related to health or to safety of persons or property, or to sewer, water, power, utility, or telephone interruptions.

 

   (C)   Work by public agencies.  The limitations stated in division (A) of this section may be waived by the City Manager for work undertaken by any public body or agency for the benefit of the public. The City Manager may attach to any such waiver all conditions he or she deems necessary to protect the public health, safety, or welfare.

 

   (D)   Farming and other agricultural activities.  The prohibitions stated in division (A) of this section shall not be construed to apply to any bona fide farming or agricultural activity.

 

   (E)   Routine landscaping and other yard and golf course maintenance activities.  The prohibitions stated in division (A) of this section shall not  be construed to apply to any routine landscaping and other yard and golf course maintenance activities, including snow removal, performed either by a resident or property owner, or under a maintenance agreement with a resident or property owner.

 

   (F)   Use of power tools for interior work by resident or property owner.  The prohibitions stated in division (A) of this section shall not  be construed to apply to the use of power tools for home repairs and/or hobbies by a resident or property owner within the interior of their residence, garage, or other accessory structure.

 

   (G)   Waiver.

 

      (1)   The prohibitions stated in division (A) of this section may be waived by the City Manager in the case of exceptional circumstances; provided, however, that no such waiver shall be granted unless the City Manager finds that:

 

         (a)   The party seeking the waiver will suffer a significant hardship unless the waiver is granted; and

 

         (b)   The granting of a waiver will not cause a substantial or undue adverse impact upon adjacent property or upon the public health, safety and welfare.

 

      (2)   The City Manager may attach to such waiver all conditions he or she deems necessary to protect the public health, safety or welfare.

 

(Ord. 03-06, passed 1-30-06)  Penalty, see § 94.99

 

 

§ 112.07  DUTY OF SOLICITORS.

 

   (A)   It shall be the duty of every solicitor upon going onto any premises in the municipality upon which a residence as herein defined is located, to first examine the notice provided for in this chapter, if any is attached, and be governed by the statement contained on any notice. If the notice states "Only Solicitors Registered in Indian Hill Invited," then the solicitor not possessing a valid certificate of registration as herein provided shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises, and if the notice states "No Solicitors Invited," then the solicitor, whether registered or not, shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises.

 

   (B)   Premises owners, occupiers, residents and tenants also have the right to notify the Police, in writing, that solicitors are not invited upon that premises or property. The village shall compile and maintain a current list of those premises owners, occupiers, residents and tenants who have done so. The custodian of the list must update the list once every six months so that the list is kept up-to-date and so that any property on the list whose resident(s) or tenant(s) no longer reside on the property are removed from the list. It shall be the duty of every solicitor to obtain that list prior to soliciting in the village. It shall also be the duty of every solicitor to honor the wishes of those premises owners, occupiers, residents and/or tenants by not entering the property and/or premises contained on that list.

 

   (C)   Any solicitor who has gained entrance to any residence, whether invited or not, shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises when requested to do so by the occupant.

 

(Ord. 08-01, passed 5-21-01; Am. Ord. 08-12., passed 8-27-12)  Penalty, see § 112.99

 

 

 

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