The Castlewood City Council would like to remind all residents of Castlewood of the following ordinances.
3-2-11: Littering prohibited
No person shall cast, deposit, drop or throw any bottles, cans, paper, paper containers, rubbish, trash, or any filth of any kind or any other form of litter or waste upon any alley, premises, sidewalk, street or yard whether private or public.
3-3-14: Rodents and definition of junk:
Accumulation of junk, old iron, automobiles or parts thereof, and anything whatever in which rodents may accumulate, breed or live. Junk is defined to mean old ferrous or nonferrous metals, old cordage, ropes, fabrics, old rubber or old bottles or other glass, bones, wastepaper and other waste or discarded materials which may be prepared to use again in some other form, but “junk” shall not include materials or objects accumulated by a person as by-products, waste or scraps from the operation of a business, or materials or objects held and used by a manufacturer as an integral part of the manufacturing process.
3-4-2: Notice to destroy:
The City Attorney or the Finance Officer is hereby authorized and empowered to notify in writing the owner of any such are, lot or place within the city or the agent of such owner or the occupant of such premises to cut, destroy or remove any such grass, weeds or deleterious or unhealthful growths or other noxious matter found growing, located or lying on such property or upon the sidewalk abutting the same. Such notice shall be by certified mail-return receipt requested to the agent, occupant or owner at their last known address.
3-4-3: Action upon noncompliance:
Upon failure, neglect or refusal of any agent, occupant or owner so notified to comply with said notice within 72 hours after the mailing thereof, the Finance Officer is hereby authorized and empowered to provide for the cutting, destroying or removal of such grass, weeds or deleterious unhealthful growths or other noxious matter and to defray the cost of the destruction thereof by special assessment against the property as provided in this Code.
7-1-5: Parking of motor vehicles
Section G: No motor vehicle or trailer shall be parked on any alley, avenue, public parking lot, street or on municipal property for a period longer than twenty-four (24) hours at one location. Nor shall any unlicensed motor vehicle, junked cars or trailer be parked or stored on any private property other than in a completely enclosed building.
These ordinances will be strictly enforced.