Junk Accumulation

§ 9.5.01  DEFINITIONS.

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

JUNK.   Any old or scrap metal, metal alloy, synthetic or organic material, or waste, or any junked, ruined, dismantled, or wrecked motor vehicle or machinery, or any part thereof.

REAL ESTATE.   This includes public and private property and all streets, alleys and sidewalks within the City.

(Ord. 609, passed 9-4-90)


No person, firm, partnership or corporation shall accumulate, or cause to be accumulated, any junk outside of any building on any real estate located within the City except upon permit issued by the Common Council.

(Ord. 609, passed 9-4-90)  Penalty, see § 1.1.99


The permit issued by the Common Council shall be signed by the Building Inspector and shall specify the quantity and manner of accumulation of such junk.  Such permit shall be revocable at any time by the Council after a hearing at which it is found that the permit holder has failed or refuses to comply with the ordinances or restrictions providing regulations for the storage of such junk.  Such hearing may be held by the Common Council upon its own motion or upon a complaint in writing, duly signed and verified.  Such complaint shall state the nature of the alleged failure to comply with such ordinance or regulation.  A copy of such complaint together with a notice of hearing shall be served upon the permit holder not less than 10 days prior to the date of hearing.

(Ord. 609, passed 9-4-90)


If the accumulation of junk is on a public street, alley or sidewalk, it may be removed by the Department of Public Works and the cost of removal and disposal of said junk shall be the responsibility of the owner or depositor in addition to any penalty.

(Ord. 609, passed 9-4-90)