Town of Mineral, VA
Louisa County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Mineral effective 1-1-1982 as Ch. 9, Art. III and § 10-2 of the 1982 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe buildings and structures — See Ch. 155.
Nuisances — See Ch. 293.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 310.
Property damage — See Ch. 320.
Solid waste — See Ch. 367.

§ 324-1 Cutting and removal of weeds and foreign growth from vacant property. [1]

A. 
The owners of all vacant property shall cut and remove weeds and other foreign growth from such lots at intervals to be designated by the Council.
B. 
Reasonable notice of the date fixed by the Council for the cutting and removal of such weeds and other foreign growth shall be given by newspaper publication, mail or by delivery of a written notice to each owner of a vacant lot. Upon the failure of the owner of such vacant lot to cut such weeds or other foreign growth, as provided in such notice, the Mayor may have such weeds and other foreign growth cut and bill the owner for the work.
C. 
Upon the owner's failure to pay such bill by tax billing time, such bill shall be placed upon the tax bill of the owner so delinquent and collected as taxes are collected.
[1]
Editor's Note: For state law as to authority of Town to provide for the removal of trash, garbage, etc., weeds and other foreign growth from property, see § 15.2-901, Code of Virginia.

§ 324-2 Removal of trash and other offensive substances from property.

A. 
The owner of any property in the Town shall remove trash, garbage, refuse, litter and other substances which might endanger the health of other residents of the Town from such property at intervals to be designated by the Town Council.
B. 
Reasonable notice of the date fixed by the Council for the removal of such trash, garbage, refuse, litter and other substances which might endanger the health of other residents of the Town shall be given by newspaper publication, mail or by delivery of a written notice to each owner of property. Upon the failure of the owner of property to remove such trash, garbage, refuse, litter and other substances which might endanger the health of other residents of the Town, as provided in such notice, the Mayor may have such trash, garbage, refuse, litter and other substances which might endanger the health of the other residents of the Town removed and bill the owner for the work.
C. 
Upon the owner's failure to pay such bill by tax billing time, such bill shall be placed upon the tax bill of the owner so delinquent and collected as taxes are collected.

§ 324-3 Stagnant water, grease, oil or waste products.

It shall be unlawful for any owner or occupant of any lot or premises in the Town to allow any stagnant water, grease, oil or any product of waste to remain or accumulate thereon, or to leave any such condition thereon so as to permit its spread or flow to any adjoining property, street or alley in the Town.