Sec. 14A-1-3. Acts constituting a nuisance.

(a) Anything which is injurious to health, or is indecent or offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free uses of property, so as to interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property or unlawfully obstructs the free passage or use, in the customary manner, of any public park, street, alleyway, highway or other public easement is a nuisance.
(b) The following are specifically declared to be nuisances; however, it is not intended by this enumeration to exclude the designation of other conditions as nuisances:
(1) The accumulation of waste matter on any premises, for an unreasonable period, so as to reduce the aesthetic appearance of the neighborhood;
(2) The accumulation of junk, visible to the public, or the operation of a junkyard without the appropriate license;
(3) Any vacant, unoccupied or abandoned building or structure which is not reasonably secured against uninvited entry or which constitutes a fire hazard or is otherwise in a dangerous, unsightly or blighted condition which is detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public;
(4) The storage of any inoperable vehicle, outside of a fully enclosed structure on private property, when visible to the public, except inoperable vehicles that are not abandoned and are in an active state of renovation or restoration. For the purpose of this article, “active state of renovation or restoration” means that the vehicle is actively being restored or renovated in a manner intended to make the vehicle operational, and shall not include restoration or renovation that solely improves the interior or exterior appearance, but not the operation of that vehicle. A vehicle shall only be permitted to be in an active state of renovation or restoration for a period that shall not exceed thirty days, whether consecutive or nonconsecutive, out of any twelve-month period. A vehicle under renovation or restoration shall comply with all applicable city code sections applying to that type of activity, including, but not limited to, City Code Section 14A-1-3.1, “Motor vehicle repair”;
(5) Automobile motors, transmissions, and all other automotive parts or accessories, stored or accumulated on any premises where they are visible to the public;
(6) Attractive nuisances (those objects which, by their nature, may attract children or other curious individuals) including, but not limited to, unprotected and/or hazardous pools, ponds, iceboxes or refrigerators, or excavations;
(7) Any act, omission or condition in violation of Chapters 6, 7, 9A, 11, 14, 15, 16 and 25 of this code;
(8) Any act, omission or condition recognized in law or in equity as constituting a public nuisance;
(9) Any condition in violation of Section 6-5.602 of the Yolo County Code relating to private sewage disposition;
(10) Any condition in violation of Chapter 7 of Title 6, Litter and Contaminants, of the Yolo County Code;
(11) The parking of any vehicle, visible to the public, in the lawn or landscape area of any front or street side yard shall be prohibited, unless on an impervious surface, not exceeding a total of forty percent of the front or street side yard area:
(A) Vehicles subject to these provisions include all motorized and nonmotorized vehicles that are permitted to be driven on public streets, including, but not limited to, cars, trucks, trailers, recreational vehicles, farm equipment, motorcycles, boats, dirt bikes, ATVs, snowmobiles and dune buggies,
(B) Impervious surfaces shall include concrete, asphalt, grouted continuous brick, cobblestone, turf block or any similar, durable and dustless surface upon approval of the community development director,
(C) The impervious surface, which includes existing driveways, shall not exceed forty percent of the entire front or street side yard area. If concrete runners are utilized, the area between the runners shall be counted as part of the total surfacing area,
(D) Vehicles parked in any front or street side yard shall not be parked in such a manner that it creates a hazard for pedestrians or other vehicle traffic;
(12) Any condition in violation of the city’s design guidelines, as may be amended from time to time;
(13) Any motor vehicle repair in violation of Section 14A-1-3.1 of this chapter;
(14) Any condition that constitutes a blight condition as defined in this chapter, as determined by the community development director or designee;
(15) The parking of any commercial truck with a gross vehicle weight in excess of ten thousand pounds on any private property zoned residential (R-1, R-2, N-P, T, R-M, or P-D) or commercial (C-1, CBD, C-2, or C-H), except that such parking shall not be considered a nuisance if it occurs on commercial property that is immediately adjacent to and accessible from a street on which commercial truck traffic is not limited pursuant to Section 14-8-3 or 14-8-4 of the city code, or on commercial property pursuant to a regularly scheduled pickup or delivery of goods, wares, merchandise, or materials for an approved construction project, or on commercial property on which truck parking is an incidental part of the principal or conditional permitted land use of the property, or if the commercial truck is an on-call tow vehicle designated pursuant to Section 14-1-18 of this code. (Ord. No. 1081 (part); Ord. No. 1260, § 2; Ord. No. 1306, § 3; Ord. No. 1320, § 2 (part); Ord. No. 1392, § 3 (part); Ord. No. 1457, § 3 (part); Ord. No. 1459, § 3 (part).)