ORDINANCE NO. 2019-2

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE TOWN CODE OF THE

TOWN OF LEESBURG, INDIANA

    WHEREAS, the Town of Leesburg, Indiana, has previously adopted its Town Code; and,

    WHEREAS, the Town Board of The Town of Leesburg has determined that it is in the best interest of the Town and the citizens thereof that the Town Code be amended.

    NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF LEESBURG, INDIANA, THAT THE TOWN CODE OF LEESBURG, INDIANA BE AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:

    Section 1. Amendment of Section 93.21. STREET AND SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION.

    Section 93.21 of the Town Code is hereby repealed and is hereby replaced with the following as Section 93.21:

    Section 93.21 STREET AND SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION

    (A) No person shall obstruct any street, alley, sidewalk or other public way within the Town by erecting thereon any fence or building, or permitting any fence or building to remain thereon.

    (B) No person shall obstruct any sidewalk within the Town by parking a vehicle of any kind thereon.

    (C) Each day that any fence or building is permitted to remain upon the public way, or a vehicle is permitted to remain on a sidewalk shall constitute a separate offense.

    Section 2. Amendment of Section 93.22 MATERIALS ON STREET OR SIDEWALK.

    Section 93.22 MATERIALS ON STREET OR SIDEWALK.

    (A) No person shall encumber any street or sidewalk. No owner, occupant, or person having the care of any building or lot of land, bordering on any street or sidewalk, shall permit it to be encumbered with barrels, boxes, cans, articles or substances of any kind as so to interfere with the free and unobstructed use thereof.

    (B) No owner, occupant or person having the are of any building, lot of land, bordering on any street or sidewalk shall permit or cause yard waste including, but no limited, grass and leaves, to be placed on any street or sidewalk.

    Section 3. Amendment of Section 93.35 PROPERTY OWNERS, TENANTS, DUTIES.

    Section 3, Amendment of Section 93.35 PROPERTY OWNERS, TENANTS, DUTIES.

    (A) It shall be the duty of each property owner and tenant and occupant to keep the alleys and streets adjacent to the property owned or occupied by him or her free from trash, refuse, yard waste, ashes and debris of all kinds.

    (B) It shall be the duty of each property owner and tenant and occupant to keep the limbs of trees projecting over streets, sidewalks and alleys trimmed in such a manner that the overhanging foliage and branches shall not at any time be less than 12 feet above the ground or walk, and to keep the shrubbery trimmed so that it does not overhang the sidewalk or project into the travel portion of the alleys.

    Duly passed and adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Leesburg, Indiana, on this 8th day of April, 2019.

TOWN COUNCIL OF THE

TOWN OF LEESBURG, INDIANA

Christina Archer, President

Thomas D. Moore

Douglas Jones

ATTEST:

Michael Searfoss, Clerk Treasurer

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