Dirt Piles and Debris

8.24.070 - Dirt piles and debris.

A.  No owner of any property within the City, nor tenants or agents in charge thereof, shall allow or permit dirt piles or debris to exist on such property, or on that adjacent area between the property and adjacent sidewalks, streets or alleys, except that dirt piles on private property resulting from the construction of a building shall be allowed until the building receives a certificate of occupancy, but in no case shall a dirt pile be allowed to remain in place for more than sixty (60) days.

B.  It shall be unlawful for any person to place or deposit obstructions such as landscaping materials within public right-of-way or to allow obstructions to remain on any public right-of-way abutting or adjoining the property controlled, owned or occupied by such person.

Dirt pile - earthen or other material or debris that is piled or stocked over thirty-six (36) inches in height as measured from the surrounding grade.