Responsibility for Exterior Maintenance
The owner of the premises shall maintain the structures and exterior property in compliance with these requirements, except as otherwise provided for in this code. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy premises which are not in a sanitary and safe condition and which do not comply with the requirements of this chapter. Occupants of a dwelling unit, rooming unit, or housekeeping unit are responsible for keeping in a clean, sanitary, and safe condition that part of the dwelling unit, rooming unit, housekeeping unit, or premises which they occupy and control.
Yards. All premises yards and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds in excess of 12 inches in height. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited.
Trees, shrubs, or Vegetation. All trees, shrubs, or other vegetation on the premises that block visibility of oncoming traffic from driveways or road intersections that are a danger to the public, or that are in advanced stages of rot, decay, or dying, as determined by the city arborist, shall be moved or removed and disposed of by the premises owner in a manner approved by the city.
Inoperable Motor Vehicles. Except in areas allowed by the Zoning Code, no inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle shall be parked, kept, or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair, or in the process of being stripped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.
Pools and Spas. Swimming pools and similar structures, such as spas and hot tubs, shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, free of algae and mosquitoes, and kept in good repair.
Exterior Walls and Fences. All exterior walls and fences shall be free from holes, breaks, and loose or rotting materials and maintained weatherproof and properly surface-coated where required to prevent deterioration. All damaged or missing portions of a fence shall be replaced with comparable materials and shall be attached to the existing portion of the fence. Fences shall not be externally braced in lieu of replacing or repairing structural members.
Trash or Garbage. All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.
Insect and Rodent Infestation. All structures shall be kept free from insect and rodent infestation. All structures in which insects or rodents are found shall be promptly exterminated by approved processes that will not be injurious to human health. After extermination, proper precautions shall be taken to prevent reinfestation. The owner of any structure shall be responsible for extermination within the structure prior to renting or leasing the structure. The owner of a structure containing two or more dwelling units, a multiple occupancy, a rooming house, or a nonresidential structure shall be responsible for extermination in the public or shared areas of the structure and exterior property.
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