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Common Ordinance Violations

 

Animals:

    5-2-3-3: License Fees: All dogs kept in the Village shall be registered as to sex and breed of the dog and name and address of the owner. Each owner shall obtain a license for said dog and shall pay a fee of ten dollar for each dog. It shall be the duty of said owner to cause such license tag to be securely attached around the dog's neck and kept there at all times during the license period which shall be from September to August. Lost tags must be replaced at the cost of $5.00.

    5-2-3-4: Running at Large: No dog shall be permitted to run at large in the Village at any time. It shall be the duty of the registered owner of every dog to keep same safely and secured.

    5-2-3-9: Owner Responsible: The owner or keeper of a dog shall keep the dog under restraint at all times and shall not permit such dog to be at large, off the premises of the property of the owner or keeper unless the dog is under complete control of a responsible person.

    5-2-3-15: Dogs Prohibited in Public Park: No person having ownership or control of any dog shall allow such dog to be present in any public park within the Village of Lostant.
 

 

Abandoned Vehicles:

    5-3-2: Abandonment: The abandonment of a motor vehicle or other vehicle or any part thereof on any highway in the Village is unlawful and subject to penalties as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of this Code. The abandonment of a motor vehicle or other vehicle or any part thereof on private or public property, other than a highway, in view of the general public, anywhere in the Village is unlawful except on property of the owner or bailee of such abandoned vehicle. A motor vehicle or other vehicle or any part thereof so abandoned on private property may be authorized for removal by or upon the order of the Village President, after a waiting period of seven (7) days or more has expired.

 

Burning:

  8-3-3: Open Burning: The open burning of leaves, brush, trimmings from trees or bushes, paper, garbage, refuse, waste or other combustible material on any property, public or private, from any source whatsoever, with the Village is unlawful and is hereby prohibited with the exception of:

            A. Fires set and supervised or authorized by a representative of the Village or a department thereof for the disposal of diseased trees, public safety or recreation purposed; and fired not being allowed on blacktop or oil-based streets.

            B. Fires in outdoor fireplaces or burners when cooking food.

            C. Fires in the fall of the year between dawn and dusk specifically to burn leaves.

   7-2-40: Burning Material on Streets: No leaves or any other material shall be burned on blacktop or oil-based streets.

 

Plants and Weeds:

    8-2-2: Height Limitation: It shall be unlawful for anyone to permit any weeds, grass or plants, other than trees, bushes, flower or other ornamental plants to grow to a height exceeding six inches (6") anywhere in the Village; and any such plants or weeds exceeding such height are hereby declared to be a nuisance.

 

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