ORDINANCE # 3-27-2008
It was moved by Kenyon and supported by Coll that the following ordinance
for the Village of Nashville be adopted.
ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REMOVAL OF SNOW, ICE, FILTH, OBSTRUCTIONS OR NUISANCES FROM THE SIDEWALKS OF THE VILLAGE OF
The Village of
Nashville ordains as follows:
SECTION 1. REMOVAL
OF SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION:
No person occupying said premises, and no person owning any unoccupied
premises shall fail to keep sidewalks clear of obstructions, snow, ice, filth or any nuisance on property occupied by or owned
SECTION 2. DUTY
OF OCCUPANT OR OWNER:
It shall be the duty of the occupant of every premises and the owner
of unoccupied premises within the city, to remove all obstructions, snow, ice, filth or any nuisance by lawful means within
24 hours of the event causing the obstruction, snow, ice, filth, or other nuisance. In the case of a prolonged snow or ice
event, snow/ice will be removed within 24 hours of cessation of the snow/ice fall.
SECTION 3. WHEN VILLAGE TO DO WORK:
If provisions of
Section 1 and 2 are not complied with the Village President or the Village Clerk or either of their duly authorized representatives,
shall notify the occupant, or owner of unoccupied premises, to comply with the provisions of said sections within a time to
be specified in said notice, which notice shall be given as follows; either a) by delivering to the owner or occupant of said
property either personally or by leaving it at his residence, office or place of
business with some person of suitable age and discretion; b) by
mailing said notice by certified mail to such owner at his last known address; or c) if the owner is unknown and the premises
are unoccupied the posting of said notice in some conspicuous place on the premises for five days.
If said notice is not complied with, within the specified time therein, the Village
shall cause such obstruction, snow, ice, filth, or other nuisance to be removed or destroyed and the actual cost of the removal
plus 15% for inspection and other costs in connection therewith, shall be levied upon the property as a special assessment,
and collected as other special assessments levied in the Village.
The provisions of this Ordinance
are hereby declared to be severable and should any provision, section or part thereof be declared invalid or unconstitutional
by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall only affect the particular provision, section or part thereof
involved in such decision and shall not affect or invalidate the remainder of such ordinance which shall continue in full
force and effect.
SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE
This Ordinance shall become effective within 21 days
from the date of its passing. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, including Ordinance #27 Sidewalk
Obstruction dated 6-12-1911, are hereby repealed.
This Ordinance was adopted on 3-27-08.