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Yurok Tribal Ordinances

Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 1

1. Purpose

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. I, 1

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Article I. General Provisions

1. Purpose

The purpose of this Ordinance is to safeguard the culture and public image of Yurok Territory and to promote the public health, safety and welfare requiring a minimum level of maintenance of private property to protect the livability, appearance and social and economic stability and prosperity of the Yurok Territory and to protect the public from the health and safety hazards, public nuisances and the impairment of property values that result from the neglect and deterioration of property.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. I, 1, Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 1

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 2

2. Public Nuisance

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. I, 2

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Article I. General Provisions

2. Public Nuisance

Any property upon which there exists property blight as set forth in the provisions of this Ordinance is hereby declared and determined to be a public nuisance.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. I, 2, Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 2

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 3

3. Prohibition of Property Blight

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. I, 3

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Article I. General Provisions

3. Prohibition of Property Blight

The prohibition of property blight shall be encompassing of the following:

3.1. No person, whether as owner, agent, manager, guest, operator, business entity, assignee, lessee, tenant, sub-lessee, or occupant in possession of a property, shall maintain a blighted property or cause or permit property to be maintained as a blighted property.

3.2. No person, whether as owner, agent, manager, guest, operator, business entity, lessee, assignee, sub-lessee, tenant or occupant of a property, shall take any action or allow any action to be taken at that property in violation of any provision of this Ordinance or any order issued pursuant to the provisions of this Ordinance.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. I, 3, Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 3

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 4

4. General Conditions

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. I, 4

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Article I. General Provisions

4. General Conditions

The presence of any one or more of the following conditions on property constitutes property blight:

4.1. Any condition that is detrimental to the public health, safety or general welfare or that constitutes a public nuisance as defined in this Ordinance.

4.2. Any condition of deterioration or disrepair that creates a substantial adverse impact on neighboring properties.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. I, 4, Yurok Blight.O Art. I, 4

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. II

Article II. Definitions

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. II

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Article II. Definitions

Article II. Definitions

1. Except as otherwise set forth in this Ordinance, the definitions set forth in this Part shall govern the application and interpretation of this Ordinance.

1.1. Boat: means a boat of any kind, whether self-propelled or propelled by any other means, including sailing vessels and all other structures adapted to be navigated on water from place to place for recreational purposes or for the transportation of merchandise or persons.

1.2. Debris: means the scattered remains of carelessly discarded refuse or litter, something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.

1.3. Decorative Landscaping means decorative non-live materials used to cover dirt in a garden or yard, such as rocks, gravel, or bark and does not include: pavement with asphalt, cement or any other impervious surface.

1.4. Graffiti: means an unauthorized inscription, word, figure, mark, design or other inscribed material that is written, marked, etched, scratched, drawn, or painted on a surface.

1.5. Household Item: means any item, including any part of the item, typically used in the interior of a dwelling. By way of example and not limitation, the term Household Item includes washing machines, sinks, stoves, heaters, boilers, tanks, mattresses, sofas, couches or futons, upholstered chairs, and indoor carpets. The term Household Item excludes furniture expressly designed for outdoor use such as, but not limited to, outdoor smokers traditionally used for preparing food products, such as fish.

1.5. Landscaping: at a minimum, means live trees, shrubs, lawns, other live plant materials or Decorative Landscaping, that has been installed and covered the existing dirt surfaces.

1.6. Motor Vehicle: means a Passenger Motor Vehicle, truck, camper, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, motor scooter, golf cart, or other similar self-propelled vehicle. “Motor Vehicle” does not mean a motorized wheelchair, bicycle, tricycle or quadricycle.

1.7. Parkstrip: means the area between the curb of a road and the sidewalk or walkway.

1.8. Passenger Motor Vehicle: means any motor vehicle designed, used and maintained primarily for the transportation of persons for noncommercial purposes. A passenger motor vehicle does not include a motor vehicle designed and equipped for human habitation, excepting a motor vehicle to which a camper has been temporarily attached.

1.9. Paved: means treated or covered with concrete, asphalt or other similar material and maintained in such a manner as to provide a mud-free and dustless surface.

1.10. Person: shall be any owner, agent, manager, operator, assignee, lessee, tenant, sub-lessee, or occupant in possession of a property.

1.11. Polluted Water: means water that contains any bacterial growth, including algae, remains of rubbish, fecal matter, chemicals, untreated sewage, refuse, debris, papers, or any other foreign matter or material that, because of its nature or location, constitutes an unhealthy or unsafe condition.

1.12. Powers of Enforcement: mean the bodies delegated by the Tribal Council with the authority to direct enforcement provisions of this Ordinance, specifically including, but not limited to, the Executive Director and the Yurok Tribal Chief of Public Safety delegated by the above mentioned to carry out the duties of the above mentioned in their absence.

1.13. Property: means any property not owned by the Yurok Tribe (excepting land assignments), the federal or state government.

1.14. Public: means the populous within or found to be a surrounding impact upon the territory of the Yurok Tribe as prescribed by reservation boundaries set forth by congressional enactment, and the enrollment of the Yurok Tribe in its entirety.

1.15. Territory: means the established primary boundaries of the Yurok Tribe, as prescribed in the Yurok Constitution; Article I, Section 2, and those territories encompassed within and impacting in any way shape or form.

1.16. Seventy-Two Hours: For purposes of this Ordinance, an item is unlawfully parked, kept or stored on a piece of property in excess of seventy-two (72) hours, when all of the following conditions have been met:

1.16.1. The item is located on the front or side yard of the property or on a road immediately adjacent to that front or side yard; and

1.16.2. That item is visible from a road; and

1.16.3. That item has not been removed from the visible front or side yard of the property or the road immediately adjacent to that front or side yard to an area that is not visible from a public road for at least twenty-four (24) consecutive hours during a seventy-two (72) consecutive hour period.

1.17. Special Mobile Equipment: shall be defined as a vehicle, not self-propelled, not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property, and only incidentally operated or moved over a highway, excepting implements of husbandry.

1.18. Storage Structure: means a prefabricated or constructed enclosure that is not required to have a building permit and is not permanently affixed to the ground, but which is not on wheels or mobile.

1.19. Tribal Council: means the legislative body of the Yurok Tribe as prescribed in Article IV, Section 5 of the Constitution of the Yurok Tribe who is delegated the authority to enact legislation, rules and regulations and to further the objectives of the Yurok Tribe.

1.20. Weed Block: means material installed over a dirt surface in order to prevent the growth of weeds.

1.21. Yurok Tribe: means the membership of the federally recognized Indian Tribe as defined in the Constitution of the Yurok Tribe.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. II, Yurok Blight.O Art. II

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. III, 1

1. Enforcement

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. III, 1

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Article III. Enforcement

1. Enforcement

Shall be defined and interpreted as included in the following:

1.1. The Powers of Enforcement are authorized to administer and delegate tasks necessary to enforce the provisions of this Ordinance. All enforcement officers, as set forth by this Ordinance, are authorized to inspect property and to take any other enforcement actions as may be required or appropriate to administer or enforce the provisions of this Ordinance.

1.2. Any person who violates any provision of this Ordinance shall be subject to enforcement procedures for each violation through any lawful means available to the Tribe.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. III, 1, Yurok Blight.O Art. III, 1

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. III, 2

2. Civil Actions and Penalties

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. III, 2

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Article III. Enforcement

2. Civil Actions and Penalties

Any Person located within five hundred (500) feet of a blighted property is to be declared in damage by the blighted property; and The Yurok Tribe may be declared to be in damage by a blighted property that results in a negative public imagine on the Yurok Reservation.

2.1. Any such impacted party may institute a civil action against the Person who creates or maintains the blighted property to obtain damages and/or require compliance with the requirements of this Ordinance. Damages shall include actual damages, costs, attorney's fees and a civil penalty of no less then five hundred dollars ($500.00).

2.2. Nothing in this provision shall be construed to limit any right or remedy otherwise available in law or equity to any party, nor shall this provision in any way limit the tribe's right to enforcement under any other provision of this Ordinance or create a duty or obligation on the part of the Tribe.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. III, 2, Yurok Blight.O Art. III, 2

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 1

1. Scope

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. IV, 1

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Article IV. Abatement Actions

1. Scope

Whenever the Powers of Authority determine that a property is blighted, they may require or take any necessary abatement or other enforcement actions to cause the property blight to be abated in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, or by any other lawful means. The Powers of Authority may determine that temporary corrective measures are required prior to the time that permanent abatement or other enforcement actions are instituted.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. IV, 1, Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 1

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 2

2. Abatement

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. IV, 2

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Article IV. Abatement Actions

2. Abatement

2.1. Any condition of property blight, which is reasonably believed by the Powers of Authority to be imminently dangerous to the life, limb, health or safety of Persons or Public may be summarily abated by the Powers of Enforcement.

2.2. Actions taken to abate imminently dangerous conditions may include, but are not limited to, repair or removal of the condition creating the danger and/or the restriction from use or occupancy of the property on which the dangerous condition exists or any other abatement action determined by the Powers of Enforcement to remedy the condition.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. IV, 2, Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 2

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 3

3. Restriction From Use

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. IV, 3

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Article IV. Abatement Actions

3. Restriction From Use

If there exists on a blighted property any condition reasonably believed by the Powers of Enforcement to be imminently dangerous to life, limb, health, or safety should such property be occupied or used, the Powers of Enforcement may order the immediate restriction from use or occupancy of the blighted property. In addition to restricting use or occupancy, the order may require that other abatement actions be taken.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. IV, 3, Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 3

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 4

4. Abatement Procedures

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. IV, 4

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Article IV. Abatement Actions

4. Abatement Procedures

The Powers of Enforcement may institute procedures for summary abatement or abatement of blighted property. All costs incurred either by or on behalf of the Tribe through the abatement process shall be recovered from the appropriate Persons.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. IV, 4, Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 4

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 5

5. Procedures of This Ordinance

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. IV, 5

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Article IV. Abatement Actions

5. Procedures of This Ordinance

5.1. Procedures used and actions taken for the abatement of property blight are not limited by this Ordinance. Procedures and actions under this Ordinance may be utilized in conjunction with or in addition to any other procedure applicable to the regulation of buildings, structures, or property.

5.2. All property blight conditions which are required to be abated pursuant to the provisions and permit requirements of this Ordinance shall be subject to all provisions of this Ordinance including, but not limited to building construction, repair or demolition and to all of property improvement, zoning and fire code provisions.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. IV, 5, Yurok Blight.O Art. IV, 5

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 1

1. Descriptions of Property Blight

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 1

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

1. Descriptions of Property Blight

1. The existence of any one or more of the conditions or activities described in this Part constitutes property blight.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 1, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 1

Current through October 1, 2010

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 2

2. Unsecured Building or Structure

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 2

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

2. Unsecured Building or Structure

Any building or structure that is unsecured constitutes property blight. A building or structure is unsecured when either of the following conditions exists:

2.1. The building or structure is inhabited, occupied or used without the consent of the owner or the agent of the owner; or

2.2. Unauthorized parties can readily gain entry to the building or structure without the consent of the owner or owner's agent.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 2, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 2

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 3

3. Abandoned Construction

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 3

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

3. Abandoned Construction

A partially constructed, reconstructed or demolished building or structure upon which work has been abandoned constitutes property blight. Work is deemed abandoned when there is no valid current building or demolition permit for the work or when there has not been any substantial work on the building or structure for a period of six (6) months or more.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 3, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 3

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 4

4. Attractive Nuisance

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 4

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

4. Attractive Nuisance

Any property that is unsecured and constitutes an attraction to children or a harbor for vagrants, criminals or other unauthorized persons, vermin or disease, or is in a condition such that persons can resort thereto for the purpose of committing a nuisance or unlawful act, constitutes property blight.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 4, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 4

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 5

5. State of Disrepair

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 5

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

5. State of Disrepair

Any building or structure that is in a state of disrepair constitutes property blight. A building or structure is in a state of disrepair when any of the following conditions exist:

5.1. Exterior walls or roof coverings have become deteriorated, do not provide adequate weather protection, or show evidence of the presence of termite infestation or dry rot; or

5.2. Broken or missing windows or doors that create a hazardous condition or a potential attraction to trespassers; or

5.3. Building exteriors, porches, walls, fences, retaining walls, carports, driveways, or walkways that are broken or deteriorated to the extent that the disrepair is visible from a road or neighboring properties; or

5.4. Any part of the property, including any building or structure located on the property that is visible from a road or neighboring property that is defaced with graffiti.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 5, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 5

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 6

6. Exterior Property Conditions

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 6

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

6. Exterior Property Conditions

The existence of any one or more of the following exterior property conditions constitutes property blight:

6.1. The property contains overgrown, diseased, dead or decayed trees, weeds or other vegetation that:

6.2. Constitutes a fire hazard, or blocks the vision of motorists, or creates other condition(s) that are dangerous to the public health, safety, welfare; or

6.3. Creates the potential for the harboring of rats, vermin, vector, or other similar nuisances; or

6.4. Substantially detracts from the aesthetic and/or property values of neighboring properties; or

6.5. Is overgrown onto a public right-of-way at least twelve (12) inches; or

6.6. Is completely dead, over twelve (12) inches in height, and covers more than fifty percent (50%) of the front or side yard visible from any road.

6.7. The property fails to comply with applicable development permit requirements with respect to any landscaping.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 6, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 6

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 7

7. Single and Multiple Family Dwelling Landscaping Requirements

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 7

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

7. Single and Multiple Family Dwelling Landscaping Requirements

7.1. Family dwellings subject to a development permit shall be landscaped in accordance with the requirements of the development permit.

7.2. Family dwellings, not subject to a development permit, shall have landscaping installed in the non-paved portions of the front and side yards that are visible from any road.

7.3. Failure to meet the landscaping requirements of this Section constitutes property blight.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 7, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 7

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 8

8. Parkstrips

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 8

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

8. Parkstrips

8.1. Any property subject to a development permit that imposes Parkstrip landscaping requirements shall have landscaping installed in the Parkstrip in compliance with the development permit.

8.2. Any property, not subject to a development permit, shall have landscaping installed in the non-paved portions of the Parkstrip.

8.3. Failure to meet the landscaping requirements of this Section constitutes property blight.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 8, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 8

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Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 9

9. Inadequate Solid Waste Management

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 9

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

9. Inadequate Solid Waste Management

The accumulation of solid waste constitutes property blight in the following situations:

9.1. The accumulation of solid waste is visible from a road or neighboring property and is present for more than seventy-two (72) consecutive hours; or

9.2. The accumulation of solid waste is being stored or disposed of in a manner that would allow the material to be transported by wind or otherwise onto or upon any road, or neighboring property, unless the method of storage or disposal is specifically allowed by this Ordinance.

9.3. The accumulation of litter or debris in vestibules or doorways of buildings constitutes property blight if it is visible from any road or neighboring properties and is present for more than seventy-two (72) consecutive hours.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 9, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 9

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 10

10. Hazardous Conditions

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 10

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

10. Hazardous Conditions

Any property upon which there exists a hazardous condition constitutes property blight. A property is considered to have a hazardous condition prohibited by this Ordinance if any one or more of the following conditions exists on the property:

10.1. Land having a topography, geology, or configuration that, as a result of grading operations or improvements to the land, causes erosion, subsidence, unstable soil conditions, or surface or subsurface drainage problems that pose a threat of injury or are injurious to any neighboring property.

10.2. Any condition or object, including without limitation landscaping, fencing or signs, that obscures the visibility of road intersections to the public in a manner that constitutes a hazard.

10.3. Items are present that are inadequately secured or protected and, due to their accessibility to the public, may prove hazardous including, without limitation:

10.3.1. Unused or broken equipment or machinery;

10.3.2. Abandoned wells, shafts, or basements;

10.3.3. Unprotected pools, ponds, or excavations;

10.3.4. Structurally unsound fences or structures;

10.3.5. Lumber, or accumulations of lumber or other construction materials; or

10.3.6. Chemicals, motor oil, or other hazardous materials.

10.4. Any swimming pool, pond or other body of water that is abandoned, unattended, unfiltered, or not otherwise maintained, so that the water has become or is becoming polluted.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 10, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 10

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Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 11

11. Parking, Storing or Maintaining Certain Items on Property Used as a Residence

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 11

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

11. Parking, Storing or Maintaining Certain Items on Property Used as a Residence

The parking, storing or maintaining of any one or more of the following items on property used as a residence constitutes property blight:

11.1. Any airplane or other aircraft, or any parts thereof in the front or side yard.

11.2. Any construction or commercial equipment, machinery, vehicle having a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand (10,000) pounds or more, construction materials, except that the construction equipment, machinery, vehicle or materials may be temporarily kept within or upon the property for and during the time that the equipment, machinery, vehicle, or materials are required in connection with the delivery, pick-up, construction, installation, repair, or alteration of improvements or facilities on the property, unless the activity is otherwise prohibited by this Ordinance, by any permit issued pursuant to this Ordinance, or by other applicable law.

11.3. Any motor vehicle, boat, un-mounted camper or trailer that is inoperable and is in an area visible from any road for a period of time in excess of seventy-two (72) consecutive hours where not secured with a tarp or other impermeable material.

11.4. Any household appliance or household debris in an area visible from any road or in an area accessible to the public except when the refrigerator is set out for bulky goods collection in accordance with this Ordinance.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 11, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 11

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 12

12. Parking, Storing, or Maintaining Special Mobile Equipment

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 12

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

12. Parking, Storing, or Maintaining Special Mobile Equipment

12.1. No special mobile equipment shall be parked, stored, or maintained in an area visible from any road for a period of time in excess of seventy-two (72) consecutive hours.

12.2. The parking, storage, or maintenance of special mobile equipment in a side or rear yard shall either be:

12.2.1. In an accessory building constructed in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance; or

12.2.2. In an area that provides for a five-foot (5') setback from any property line and, which is not visible from any road. In addition to the setback requirement, at least one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet, or at least sixty percent (60%) of the remaining rear yard area, whichever is less, must be maintained as usable outdoor recreational space.

12.3. No special mobile equipment shall be parked, stored, or kept within five feet (5') of any required building exit, including exit windows.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 12, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 12

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 13

13. Parking, Storing, or Maintaining Disabled Motor Vehicles

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 13

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

13. Parking, Storing, or Maintaining Disabled Motor Vehicles

13.1. No motor vehicle, that has been wrecked, dismantled or disassembled, or any part thereof, or any motor vehicle that is disabled or may not be operated because of the need of repairs or for any other reason shall be parked, stored, or maintained in an area visible from any road for a period of time in excess of seventy-two (72) consecutive hours.

13.2. No motor vehicle, operational or non-operational shall be allowed to park or be repaired in roadways. An exception may be made for emergency response vehicles and vehicles required during the course of roadway construction and repairs, provided proper signage and flagging personnel are utilized.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 13, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 13

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 14

14. Storing or Maintaining Household Item

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 14

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

14. Storing or Maintaining Household Item

14.1. No household item shall be stored or maintained in an area visible from any road for a period of time in excess of seventy-two (72) consecutive hours.

14.2. The storage or maintenance of a household item(s) in a side or rear yard shall either be:

14.2.1. In an accessory building constructed in accordance with the provisions of this Code; or

14.2.2. In an area that provides for a five-foot (5') setback from any property line and, which is not visible from any road. In addition to the setback requirement, at least one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet, or at least sixty percent (60%) of the remaining rear yard area, whichever is less, must be maintained as usable outdoor recreational space.

14.3. No household item shall be stored, or maintained within five feet (5') of any required building exit, including exit windows.

14.4. This Section does not prohibit the storage, or maintenance of any of the following:

14.4.1. Machinery installed in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance in the rear or side yard setback areas for household or recreational use, or

14.4.2. Furniture designed and used for outdoor activities, or

14.4.3. Any item stored or kept within an enclosed storage structure.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 14, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 14

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 15

15. Storing or Maintenance of Boxes, Lumber, Dirt, and Other Debris

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 15

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Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

15. Storing or Maintenance of Boxes, Lumber, Dirt, and Other Debris

15.1. No boxes, lumber, dirt, or other debris shall be stored or maintained in an area visible from any road for a period of time in excess of seventy-two (72) consecutive hours.

15.2. The storage, or maintenance of boxes, lumber, dirt, or debris in a side or rear yard shall either be:

15.2.1. In an accessory building constructed in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance; or

15.2.2. In an area that provides for a five-foot (5') setback from any property line, and which is not visible from any road. In addition to the setback requirement, at least one thousand five hundred (1,500) square feet, or at least sixty percent (60%) of the remaining rear yard area, whichever is less, must be maintained as usable outdoor recreational space.

15.2.3. No boxes, lumber, dirt, or debris shall be stored or maintained within five feet (5') of any required exit, including exit windows.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 15, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 15

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 16

16. Activities Prohibited on Property Used as a Residence

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 16

The Yurok Tribe of California

Yurok Tribal Ordinances

Blight Ordinance

Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

16. Activities Prohibited on Property Used as a Residence

The following activities, on any property used as a residence, constitutes property blight:

16.1. The use of any camper, tent, recreational vehicle or motor vehicle for living or sleeping quarters in any place within the reservation, except in a location lawfully operated as a mobile home park or travel trailer park, subject to the following:

16.2. Nothing contained in this Ordinance shall be deemed to prohibit bona fide guests of a Reservation resident from occupying a trailer, camper, tent, or recreational vehicle upon residential premises with the consent of the resident for a period not to exceed fourteen (14) days, except during cultural events or for use as fish camps when the period may be extended. The occupants must have the consent of the property owner and must maintain the areas around their camp and remove all debris and trash.

16.3. Any trailer, camper, or recreational vehicle so used shall not discharge any waste or sewage into the Reservation's sewer systems except through the residential discharge connection of the residential premises on which the trailer, camper or recreational vehicle is parked.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 16, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 16

Current through October 1, 2010

 

Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 17

17. Exclusions

Yurok Tribal Blight Ord. Art. V, 17

The Yurok Tribe of California

Yurok Tribal Ordinances

Blight Ordinance

Article V. Descriptions of Property Blight

17. Exclusions

This Ordinance shall not prohibit the following:

17.1. An owner, lessee, or occupant of the property from repairing, washing, cleaning, or servicing personal property that is owned, leased, or rented by the owner, lessee, or occupant of the property so long as any repairing or servicing performed shall be completed within a seventy-two (72) consecutive hour period.

17.2. Repairing or servicing of a motor vehicle or part thereof within a completely enclosed building in a lawful manner where it is not visible from the road or other public or private property.

Yurok Tribal Blight Ordinance Art. V, 17, Yurok Blight.O Art. V, 17

Current through October 1, 2010

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