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Ordinance Providing for the Maintenance of Public Street Rights-of-Ways Abutting Private Property within the City

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Reviewed Date: December 20, 2016

Original Author: 
Darden, Ron
Date Created: 
Sep 24, 2007


Subjects:
Code enforcement--Dirty lots
Right of way
Easements
Municipal ordinances

Ordinance Providing for the Maintenance of Public Street Rights-of-Ways Abutting Private Property within the City

Summary: 
An ordinance making it the responsibility of property owners or occupants of property adjacent to public street rights-of-way to keep that property clean and mowed.

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Ordinance Number____

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC STREET RIGHTS-OF-WAYS ABUTTING PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY

Section 1. Title 13, Chapter 1 of the Cornersville, Tennessee Municipal Code is amended by adding the following new Section 13-103:

It is unlawful for any person to allow the accumulation of any waste, waste paper, cans or other materials, litter, garbage, trash or rubble of any kind on the p ublic right-of-way of any street or alley immediately adjacent to and abutting that person's property. The owner and/or occupant of property shall also keep rights- of- way upon which the private property abuts mowed.

Section 2. Violation of this ordinance shall subject offenders to a fine of $50.00 per day of violation.

Section 3. This ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its passage the public welfare requiring it.

Passed this________day of September, 2007
Passed this________day of September, 2007



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Mayor Attest: City Recorder


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