City of Evanston, WY
Uinta County
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[Adopted as §§ 13-31, 13-32 and 18-1 of the 1977 Code]

§ 21-1 Duty to keep streets, gutters, sidewalks, and easement areas clean and remove obstructions therefrom; penalties.

[Amended by Ord. No. 81-41; Ord. No. 83-44; Ord. No. 90-6]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for the owner, agent or occupant of any house, warehouse, store or other building, and the grounds belonging thereto or occupied by the same, or the owner of any vacant lot within the City limits, to place, or permit to be placed upon or in the street, sidewalk, parking area, or gutter next to or on such property:
(1) 
Any refuse, matter, garbage, debris or other like substances. Any permanent or temporary structure, mechanism, device, or other thing of any kind or character, except as expressly authorized by ordinance, without permission of the governing body except as set forth below:
(a) 
Those items properly packaged and or piled awaiting Sanitation Department collection and removal. Items placed for scheduled weekly collection and removal shall not be placed for collection more than twenty-four hours prior to scheduled collection.
(b) 
Street trees and landscaping planted pursuant to the provisions of applicable ordinances.
(2) 
Snow and ice:
(a) 
Snow and ice may be piled in or on curbing and utility easement areas, provided that such piling does not block sidewalks, fire hydrants, driveways, create a traffic or visibility hazard, or damage street trees or landscaping in the easement area. Snow and ice shall not be placed in the street except as provided below.
(b) 
If it is not possible to dispose of snow and ice in the manner prescribed by subsection B(1) snow may be placed in the street only if such action is consistent with the snow removal policy of the City.
(3) 
Sidewalks in front of and adjoining such property shall be kept clean as required in this section and, after any fall of snow, shall cause the same to be removed as soon as practical (within twenty-four hours, generally) from the sidewalk fronting and adjoining said property.
B. 
Any person failing to comply with the requirements of this section may, upon conviction, be fined in any sum not more than seven hundred fifty dollars for each offense and shall be required to pay the costs of removal of any items listed in this section where such removal is by order of the police department

§ 21-2 Leaving cellar doors, pits, vaults, etc., open; penalty.

[Amended by Ord. No. 81-41]
Any person who shall leave open any cellar door, pit or vault or other subterranean opening on any highway or sidewalk, or shall allow the same to be kept or left open or to be in an insecure condition, so that passers-by shall fall into or will be in danger of falling into such cellar, pit, vault or other subterranean opening, or who shall allow any sidewalk in front of the premises owned or occupied by such person to become or continue so broken as to endanger life or limb, shall, on conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not more than seven hundred fifty dollars.

§ 21-3 Bay windows, store fronts, etc., projecting over sidewalks.

[Amended by Ord. No. 83-7]
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect any bay window which shall project over the sidewalk within the limits of the City, more than twenty-four inches, and no part of such bay window shall be less than ten feet above the grade of the sidewalk. It shall be unlawful to construct store fronts or other show windows within the limits of the City which shall project onto any sidewalk beyond the property line.

§ 21-3.1 Enforcement, citations, failure to appear, appearance by counsel, exclusiveness of procedure.

[Added by Ord. No. 84-33]
A. 
Whenever any person violates sections 21-1, 21-2 and 21-3 of the Code, any building or public works inspector may issue a written citation for the violation which shall contain a notice to appear in court.
B. 
The time specified in the notice to appear must be at least five days after the alleged violation.
C. 
The notice to appear shall state the place to appear and the name of the court and judge at said place to appear before.
D. 
The person charged with the violation may give his written promise to appear in court by signing at least one copy of the written citation prepared by a building or public works inspector.
E. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to violate his written promise to appear given to a building or public works inspector upon issuance of a citation under this section regardless of the disposition of the charge for which such citation was originally issued; provided, however, that a written promise to appear in court may be complied with by an appearance by counsel.
F. 
The foregoing provisions of this section shall not be exclusive of any other method prescribed by law for the prosecution of a person for the violation hereof.