Municipal Code - Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS.

ARTICLE 1. IN GENERAL.

1-1             Designation and citation of Code.

1-2             Definitions.

1-3             Rules of construction.

1-4             Chapters, Articles, Divisions, Sections, and Subsections; headings and catch lines.

1-5             Reference to Sections.

1-6             Prospective effect of Code; repealed ordinances not revived.

1-7             Territorial applicability.

1-8             General penalty; subsequent violation; suspension or revocation of license.

1-9             Continuing offense.

1-10           Same offense punishable by different Sections of Code; City Attorney's option.

1-11           Judgments and sentences to run consecutively.

1-12           Severability of parts of Code.

1-13           Location of Code.

1-14           Certified copy of Code admissible into evidence.

1-15           Certified copies of documents.

1-16           Fees for inspection, copying and photographing of public records.

1-17           Altering Code prohibited.

1-18           Franchises and special privileges; deposit for costs.

1-19           Franchises and special privileges; violations; termination.

1-20           City seal.

1-20-1       Description

ARTICLE 2. INSPECTIONS.

1-21           Inspections; when entry authorized.

1-22           Types of inspections authorized.

ARTICLE 3. SERVICE OF PROCESS .

1-23           Personal service.

1-24           Manner of proof of service.

1-25           Refusal to accept.

1-26           Service upon attorney representing party to whom notice is addressed.

ARTICLE 4. ADOPTION OF CODES BY REFERENCE.

1-27           Definitions.

1-28           Adoption of codes by reference; title.

1-29           Procedure for adoption.

1-30           Adopting ordinance; adoption of penalty clauses by reference prohibited.

1-31           Publication of ordinance.

1-32           Filing of public record; sale of copies.

1-33           Amendments.

1-34           Use as evidence.

ARTICLE 5. MUNICIPAL LIENS.

1-35           Creation of Municipal Liens.

1-36           Discharge of Municipal Liens.

CHAPTER 2.  ADMINISTRATION.

ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

2-1             Oath of officers.

2-2             Disbursement of money.

2-3             Annual audit of accounts.

2-4             Public works - Authorization.

2-5             Public works - Necessity determined by Council; assessment.

2-6             Contracts - Approval by Council; letting.

2-7             Venue of action on contract.

2-8             Contract modifications - Authorization by City Manager.

2-9             Contracts

2-10           Interdepartmental services.

ARTICLE 2.  THE MAYOR.

2-11           Mayor as Official head of City; duties; civil process.

2-12           Mayor - Salary.

ARTICLE 3.  THE CITY COUNCIL.

2-13           Council Meetings - Time and place.

2-14           Special Council meetings - Notice.

2-15           Council meetings - Rules and order of business.

2-16           Council officers.

2-17           Council members - Salary

2-18           Administrative officers; departmental and personnel charts.

ARTICLE 4.  THE CITY MANAGER.

2-19           City Manager - Duties generally.

2-20           City Manager - Supervision and approval of public works.

2-21           City Manager - Liaison among levels of government.

2-22           City Manager - Ex-officio member of all City agencies.

2-23           Assistant City Manager; appointment; duties.

2-24           City Manager - Director of Budget; procedure for budget adoption.

ARTICLE 5.  THE CITY CLERK.

2-25           City Clerk - Duties.

2-26           City Clerk to maintain office hours.

ARTICLE 6.  THE CITY ATTORNEY.

2-27           City Attorney - Duties; special counsel.

2-28           City Attorney - Prosecution of suits and execution of judgments.

2-29           City Attorney - Appeal of cases.

2-30           City Attorney - Right to be heard on motions before Council.

ARTICLE 7.  DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, BOULEVARDS AND RECREATION.

2-31           Department of Parks, Boulevards and Recreation - Superintendent in charge

ARTICLE 8.  LIBRARY DEPARTMENT.

2-32           Library Department.

ARTICLE 9.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

2-33           Department of Public Safety - Director in charge.

2-34           Creation; composition.

2-35           Departmental rules and regulations.

2-36           Appointment, powers, and duties of Chief.

2-37           Duties of Police Officers.

2-38           Oath.

2-39           Uniforms.

2-40           Duty of citizens to aid.

2-41           Extraterritorial duty.

2-42           Reserve Police; appointment; powers.

2-43           Fire Department - Chief in charge.

2-43.1        Firemen’s pension.

2-43.2        Additional benefits for firemen.

ARTICLE 10.  MUNICIPAL UTILITY DEPARTMENTS.

2-44           Utility Departments.

2-45           Power and Light Department.

2-46           Water and Sewer Departments.

ARTICLE 11.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS.

2-47           Department of Public Works - City Engineer as director.

2-48           Street and Bridge Division - Supervisor in charge.

2-49           Inspection Division - Building Inspector in charge.

2-50           General Maintenance Division - Supervisor in charge.

ARTICLE 12.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING.

2-51           Department of Finance and Accounting - Finance Director in charge.

2-52           Duties of Finance Director.

2-53           Finance Director's report to Council

2-54           Description of bills and payroll; authorization by City Council; action; utilization of signature facsimile.

2-55           Purchasing Agent - Duties.

2-56           Withdrawal of supplies from City storerooms.

ARTICLE 13.  AGENCIES, BOARDS, BUREAUS AND COMMISSIONS.

2-57           Library Advisory Board.

2-58           Establishment of a Park and Recreation Advisory Board.

2-59           Other agencies may be created by Council.

2-59.1        Arts and Culture Advisory Commission.

2-60           Downtown revitalization Commission established.

ARTICLE 14.  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.

2-61           Repealed

ARTICLE 15.  CONFISCATED, STOLEN, LOST AND ABANDONED PROPERTY.

2-62           Definitions.

2-63           Director deemed custodian.

2-64           Property held as evidence.

2-65           Notification of owner.

2-66           Disposal of unclaimed property when.

2-67           Reclaiming property.

2-68           Failure to claim property.

2-69           Advertisement.

ARTICLE 16. OTHER PERSONNEL REGULATIONS

2-70           Response-time requirement for emergency services personnel

ARTICLE 17. CODE OF CONDUCT AND CODE OF ETHICS

2-71           City of Trinidad Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics

ARTICLE 18. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

2-74           Procedure of Bargaining Units – elections and recognition

CHAPTER 3.  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

3-1             License required.

3-2             Application for new license - Contents.

3-3             Notice of hearing - Posting and publication.

3-4             Applicant's initial appearance before Council.

3-5             Investigation; report.

3-6             Decision of Council.

3-7             License renewal procedure.

3-8             Changes in ownership of outlet - Application.

3-9             Transfer of location of license - Application.

3-10           500-foot Requirement for hotel and restaurant licenses eliminated.

3-11           Sale to certain persons prohibited.

3-12           Minors on licensed premises prohibited.

3-13           Sale during certain hours prohibited; manufacturer's license; Sunday deliveries.

3-14           Unlawful conduct - Licensee.

3-15           Suspension and revocation proceedings.

3-16           Fine in lieu of suspension.

3-17           Penalty for violations.

3-18           Prohibited acts; penalty.

3-19           Liquor license application fees.

3-20           Fees for Special Events Permits.

3-21           Optional premises standards.

3-22           Liquor Tasting Permits.

CHAPTER 4.  ANIMALS

ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

4-1             Butchering unlawful and a nuisance; exception.

4-2             Cruelty to animals.

4-2-1         Tethering and penning

4-3             Keeping hogs in City.

4-4             Fowl not to run at large.

4-5             Animals not to run at large.

4-6             Offensive pens - Nuisance.

4-7             Keeping of noisy and odoriferous poultry.

4-8             Penalty for violation.

4-9             Release of impounded animal without authority.

ARTICLE 2.  IMPOUNDING.

4-10           Animals running at large to be impounded.

4-11           Disposition of impounded animals.

4-12           Impoundment fees; claiming impounded animal.

ARTICLE 3.  DOGS AND CATS.

4-13           Definitions.

4-14           License and registration required; fees.

4-15           Tag and Collar.

4-16           Vaccination.

4-17           Confinement of dogs and cats biting persons or suspected of being rabid; procedure.

4-18           Dogs running at large.

4-19           REPEALED

4-20           Liability of owner.

4-21           Impounding dogs.

4-22           Notice to owner and period of impoundment.

4-23           Disposition of impounded dogs and cats.

4-24           Keeping of vicious dogs prohibited.

4-25           Definitions.

4-26           Unlawful conduct.

4-27           Investigation and Complaints.

4-28           Citations, Orders & Impoundment.

4-29           Penalty-Fines.

CHAPTER 5.  BUILDINGS.

Article 1.  IN GENERAL.

5-1             In General.

5-2             Abatement of unsanitary or dangerous premises.

5-3             Building Maintenance.

5-4             Exterior Property Maintenance.

5-5             Notice and Order Procedure.

5-6             Stop Work Order Procedure.

5-7             International Building Code.

5-8             International Residential Code.

5-9             International Plumbing Code.

5-10           International Mechanical Code.

5-11           International Fuel Gas Code.

5-12           International Energy Conservation Code.

5-13           International Existing Building Code.

5-14           International Property Maintenance Code.

5-15           International Private Sewage Disposal Code.

5-16           National Electrical Code.

ARTICLE 2.  CONTRACTOR LICENSING.

5-17                  Definitions, Classifications and Fees.

5-18                        Testing.

5-19                        Insurance Requirements.

5-20                        Duties and Responsibilities of Licensee.

5-21                        Suspension and Revocation of License.

5-22                        Application Form and Contents.

ARTICLE 3.  NON-CONFORMANCE

5-23                        Reserved.

ARTICLE 4.  MEANS OF APPEAL

5-24                        Board of Building Code Appeals and Means of Appeal.

5-25                        Building Code Variance Petition.

ARTICLE 5.  VACANT PROPERTY REGISTRATION

5-25                        Title, purpose and intent.

5-26                        Definitions.

5-27                        Registration required.

5-28                        Fees.

5-29                        Property maintenance obligations.

5-30                        Inspections.

5-31                        Unlawful conduct; penalties; enforcement.

5-32                        Joint and several liability.

5-33 – 5-44             Reserved.

ARTICLE 5.  ANTI-DILAPIDATION CODE

5-45                        Title, purpose and intent.

5-46                        Definitions.

5-47                        Dilapidated Buildings.

5-48                        Inspections.

5-49                        Dilapidated Buildings prohibited.

5-50                        Violations; penalties; enforcement.

5-51 – 5-54       Reserved.

ARTICLE 6. - ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT

5-55 Purpose.

5-56 Definitions.

5-57 Notice of violation.

5-58 Administrative citations – general provisions.

5-59 Issuance of administrative citation.

5-60 Administrative citation – contents.

5-61 Appeals – notice and scheduling.

5-62 Conduct of appeals hearings.

5-63 Failure to obey subpoena.

5-64 Failure to attend administrative appeal.

5-65 Failure to comply with administrative enforcement order.

5-66 Penalties assessed.

5-67 Failure to pay fines.

CHAPTER 6.  ELECTIONS.

6-1                    Nominating petition requirements; qualifications of candidates; conduct of elections.

6-2                    Vacancies in Council or Office of Mayor.

6-3                    Write-in candidate affidavit.

CHAPTER 7.  FINANCE AND TAXATION.

ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

7-1                    Bills against City - Form of claim.

7-2                    Presentation of bills against City; payment of salaries.

7-3                    Property - Taxable and exempt.

7-4                    Equalization of property valuation; levy.

7-5                    Collection of City taxes; bond of County collector.

7-6                    Allowance to County officers for collection of City taxes.

7-6.1                 Revenue changes.

ARTICLE 2.  CITY SALES TAX ACT.

7-7                    Purpose of Article.

7-8                    Citation of Article.

7-9                    Definitions.

7-10 Taxable transactions - Exceptions.

7-11 Transactions - Out of City sales.

7-12 Retailer responsible to collect and remit tax.

7-13 Schedule of taxes.

7-14 Credit sales.

7-15 Excess tax - Collection and remittance.

7-16 Retailer holds tax in trust for City.

7-17 License and tax additional.

7-18 False or fraudulent returns; refusal to file returns.

7-19 Use of proceeds of tax.

7-20 Penalty for violation.

ARTICLE 3.  USE TAX.

7-21 Purpose.

7-22 Application and exemptions.

7-23 Building and Construction Use Tax.

7-24 Motor Vehicle Use Tax.

ARTICLE 4.  SALES TAX SIMPLIFICATION ACT.

7-25 Sales Tax - Nonapplicability.

7-26 Use Tax - Nonapplicability.

7-27                   Sales Tax - Credit for Sales or Use Taxes previously paid to another municipality.

7-28 Use Tax - Credit for Sales or Use Taxes previously paid to another municipality.

7-29                   Use Tax - Alternative dispute resolution procedure -Deficiency notice or claim for refund.

ARTICLE 5.  BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX ON UTILITY COMPANIES.

7-30 Levy of tax.

7-31 Amount of tax.

7-32 Payment of tax and filing statements.

7-33 Failure to pay tax.

7-34 Penalty for violation.

7-35 Inspection of records.

7-36 Credit against tax.

7-37 Exemption from Article.

7-38 Construction of Article.

ARTICLE 6.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND.

7-39 Economic Development Fund established.

7-40 Economic Development Fund purpose.

7-41 Determination of use of Economic Development Fund.

ARTICLE 7.  LODGING TAX

7-42 Lodging Tax Imposed on Transaction of Furnishing Rooms or Accommodations.

7-43 Point of Imposition.

7-44 Administration.

7-45 Persons Liable.

7-46 City Lodging Tax Tourism Fund Created.

7-47 Lodging Panel.

7-47.1               Membership; appointment; term; removal; organization and meetings.

7-48 Budgeting; spending; reporting.

ARTICLE 8. PURCHASES

7-50                        Small purchases

7-51                        Purchases based on informal bids

7-52                        Purchases based on formal bids

7-53                        Exceptions

ARTICLE 9.  RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.

7-54                        Responsible Financial Management Funding

CHAPTER 8.  FIRE PREVENTION.

ARTICLE 1. INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE.

8-1                    International Fire Code.

ARTICLE 2.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

8-4                    Fire Department – Creation and membership.

8-5                    Firefighters – Uniforms.

8-6                    Inspection of buildings and other premises; order to abate.

8-7                    Destruction of buildings to check fire.

8-8                    Spectators at fire to obey orders.

ARTICLE 3. FIREWORKS.

8-9                    Fireworks – Casting, throwing or firing.

8-10 Fireworks – Exhibition and possession.

8-11 Fireworks – Defined.

8-11.1               Seizure of fireworks.

8-12 Exemptions from prohibitions.

8-13 Penalty for violation.

CHAPTER 9.  LICENSES.

ARTICLE 1.  IN GENERAL

9-1                    Short title.

9-2                    Purpose and scope.

9-3                    Business defined.

9-4                    License required.

9-5                    Exempt activities.

9-6                    Applications.

9-7                    Issuance.

9-8                    Term of license.

9-9                    Renewals.

9-10                   Transfers.

9-11                  Suspension or revocation.

9-12                 Non-issuance of license.

9-13                 Joint license.

9-14                 License required by each place of business.

9-15                 Posting and exhibition.

9-16                 Penalty for violation.

9-17                 Each day's violation deemed separate offense.

9-18                 Invalidity.

ARTICLE 2.   BUSINESSES SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL LICENSING REQUIREMENTS.

DIVISION 1.  AMUSEMENT PARKS.

9-19                 Amusement park license - Fee, term, other pursuits included.

9-20                 Carnivals at amusement park - License required; fee.

9-21                 Circus - License required; fee; effect on other sections.

DIVISION 2.  AUCTION SALES.

9-22                 Auction sales - License required; exemption.

9-23                 License fee.

9-24                 Sales at auction of new jewelry prohibited.

9-25                 Penalty for violation.

DIVISION 3.  CARNIVALS, CIRCUSES, AND PARADES.

9-26                 Carnivals outside of amusement parks prohibited.

9-27                 Circuses, shows, parades, exhibitions - License fees; exceptions.

9-28                 Deposit required for possible damage to City property.

9-29                 Licenses - Contents.

DIVISION 4.  FARM PRODUCE AT WHOLESALE.

9-30                 Definitions.

9-31                 Sale of farm produce; license required; fee, exception of common carriers and     certain farmers.

9-32                 Registration of farmers and producers; certificate.

9-33                 License transfer; use of license of another.

9-34                 Bond requirements.

9-35                 Exclusions from provisions.

DIVISION 5.  JUNK DEALERS.

9-36                 Junk shop - License required.

9-37                 License Fee - Junk shop; junk wagon.

9-38                 Bond requirements.

9-39                 Junk shop - License issuance.

9-40                 Separate license for each vehicle required.

9-41                 Change of business location; notice to City Clerk.

9-42                 Vehicle license plate; driver's badge.

9-43                 Register of articles dealt in.

9-44                 Waiting period before sale.

9-45                 Purchasing from minor prohibited.

9-46                 Hours of purchase.

9-47                 Receiving articles in pawn; advancing money.

9-48                 Licensing as pawnbroker or secondhand dealer prohibited.

9-49                 Police supervision of junk dealers.

9-50                 Exhibiting articles to police.

DIVISION 6.  PAWNBROKERS.

9-51                 Pawnbroker defined.

9-52                 Pawnbroker - License required; fee.

DIVISION 7.  PEDDLERS AND SOLICITORS.

9-53                 Merchandise peddlers and solicitors - License requirements; fees.

9-54                 Exclusion from provisions.

DIVISION 8.  SECONDHAND GOODS.

9-55                 Definitions.

9-56                 Dealer in secondhand goods - License required; fee.

9-57                 Record to be kept; inspection.

9-58                 Receiving goods from minors.

DIVISION 9.  CONTRACTORS.

9-59                 Contractor defined.

9-60                 Contractor's license required.

9-61                 Liability and property damage insurance and worker's compensation insurance required.

9-61.1              Contractor’s examination.

DIVISION 10.  STREET STANDS.

9-62                 Street stands - License required.

9-63                 License or permit requirements.

DIVISION 11.  EMERGENCY, POLICE AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS.

9-64                 License to engage in business of selling; fee.

9-65                 Installation and maintenance costs.

9-66                 False alarms; charges for; suspension or terminations of permits.

DIVISION 12.  SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES.

9-67               Definitions.

9-68               Sexually oriented business license required.

9-69               Fees.

9-70               Application for sexually oriented business license.

9-71               Duty to supplement application.

9-72               Investigation and application.

9-73               Issuance of sexually oriented business license.

9-74               Expiration of sexually oriented business license.

9-75               Suspension of sexually oriented business license.

9-76               Revocation of sexually oriented business license.

9-77               Suspension or revocation hearing.

9-78               Transfer of sexually oriented business license.

9-79               Manager’s license required; change of manager; inactive status.

9-80               Application for manager’s license.

9-81               Expiration of manager’s license.

9-82               Suspension of manager’s license.

9-83               Revocation of manager’s license.

9-84               Suspension or revocation hearing.

9-85               Notice.

9-86               Judicial review.

9-87               Inspection.

CHAPTER 10.  MUNICIPAL COURT.

10-1               Municipal Court - Creation.

10-2               Municipal Court - Jurisdiction and powers.

10-3               Municipal Court - Rules of procedure.

10-4               Sessions of Court - Regular and special.

10-5               Municipal Judges - Appointment; oath; salary; powers.

10-6               Procedure for issuance of warrant.

10-7               Court Clerk - Appointment; duties; salary; reports.

10-8               Appropriations for Municipal Court.

CHAPTER 11.  MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE

11-1               Title.

11-2               Definitions and rules of construction.

11-3               Who may collect, transport and dispose of municipal solid waste.

11-4               Licensing procedure - Fee.

11-5               Vehicles used in transporting municipal solid waste.

11-6               Insurance requirements.

11-7               Suspension or revocation of license.

11-8               Storage and placement of municipal solid waste.

11-9               Scattering of municipal solid waste.

11-10             Accumulation and use of manure.

11-11             Burning of municipal solid waste.

11-12             City Landfill fees.

11-13             Penalty for violation.

CHAPTER 12.  MUNICIPAL UTILITIES.

ARTICLE 1.  UTILITY BILLING.

12-1                     Initiation of utility service.

12-2                     Utility billing.

12-3                     Termination of utility service.

12-4                     Discontinuance of utility service.

12-4.1                  Complaints and Related Matters.

ARTICLE 2.  ELECTRICITY.

12-5                     National Electrical Code - Adoption by Reference.

12-6                     Modifications and additions.

12-7                     Penalty for violation.

12-8                     Contractor to furnish plans to Power and Light Department.

12-9                     Disconnecting wires in emergency.

12-10                   Illegal acts.

12-11                   Meter deposits; meter ownership.

12-12                   Rates for electrical energy.

12-13                   Establishment of Electric Light and Power Fund; sources.

12-14                   Purposes of Electric Light and Power Fund.

12-15                   City to pay for service.

12-16                   Electric system to pay own expenses.

12-17                   Connection and extensions.

12-18                   Compliance with regulations; discontinuance of service for violation.

12-19                   Granting rights-of-way and right to alter vegetation.

12-20                   Avoiding compliance with Article or payment of charges.

12-21                   Establishment of the Arkansas River Power Authority as a separate governmental entity.

12-22                   Successor to the non-profit corporation.

ARTICLE 3. NATURAL GAS.

12-23                   Article title and citation.

12-24                   Trinidad Municipal Natural Gas Department and office of Superintendent created.

12-25                   Trinidad Municipal Natural Gas Department – operation and maintenance.

12-26                   Service classifications, rates, charges, and regulations – adoption of tariff.

12-27                   Natural Gas Fund – creation; purposes.

12-28                   Natural gas system to be self-sufficient.

12-29                   Tampering with gas system devices prohibited.

12-30                   Applicability of Article; exception.

ARTICLE 4.  SEWERS.

12-46                   Purpose, policy, definitions and abbreviations.

12-47                   Deposit of objectionable wastes unlawful.

12-47.1                Discharge of untreated, polluted waters unlawful.

12-47.2                Discharge of waters into sanitary sewer prohibited.

12-48                   Disposal facilities to conform to Article.

12-49                   Prohibited discharges; exceptions.

12-50                   Prohibited wastes; control of discharge.

12-51                   Interceptors required; construction standards; maintenance of interceptors required.

12-52                   Connection with sewer system – When required.

12-52.1                Sewer construction – Apportioning cost as to property benefitted.

12-52.2                No permit to connect sewers until assessments paid.

12-53                   Sewage service rates.

12-54                   Sewer main taps.

12-55                   Sewer system extensions.

12-56                   General requirements for main extensions.

12-57                   Elements in planning, constructing and financing main extensions.

12-57.1                Additional requirements.

12-57.2                Violations; liability.

ARTICLE 5.  WATER.

12-58                   Definitions.

12-59                   Water Department created; duties of City Manager; power of City Council.

12-60                   Customer to abide by contract.

12-61                   Use of water during fire alarm prohibited.

12-62                   Water use restrictions.

12-63                   Priority of City users over outside users.

12-64                   Standpipes and fire lines.

12-65                   Metered service.

12-66                   Location of water meters.

12-67                   Plant Investment Fee.

12-68                   Charge for private fire hydrants.

12-69                   Water main taps.

12-70                   Water system extensions.

12-71                   General requirements for main extensions.

12-72                   Elements in planning, constructing and financing main extensions.

12-73                   Exemption from front foot charges.

12-74                   Water service rates - Schedule.

12-75                   Regulations part of contract.

12-76                   Unlawful acts.

12-77                   Right of City to shut off water in mains; precautionary measures by customer; Nonliability of City.

12-78                   Right of entry to repair; notice to owner to make repairs.

12-79                   Using water in violation of sprinkling restrictions.

12-80                   Using water or appurtenances without authority.

12-81                   Polluting water in waterworks; obstructing conduits.

12-82                   Polluting water source prohibited.

12-83                   Injuring or damaging waterworks property.

12-84                   Covering up curb box.

12-85                   Permit to re-sell water.

CHAPTER 13.  PARKS AND RECREATION.

13-1    Discharging firearms in Monument Lake Park not permitted.

13-2    Public Parks, Property, and Trails – Hours Closed.

13-3    Unauthorized vehicles in Public Parks prohibited.

13-4    Penalty for violation.

13-5    Rules and regulations for fishing in Central Park Lake.

CHAPTER 14.  PLANNING AND ZONING.

ARTICLE 1.  SUBDIVISIONS REGULATIONS.

14-1               Title and authority.

14-2               General provisions and intent.

14-3               Interpretation of conflicting regulations.

14-4               Definitions.

14-5               Plat approval required.

14-6               Variances.

14-7               Subdivision of land:  procedures, expiration of approval, and penalty for violation.

14-8               Types of subdivision applications submitted to the Commission: requirements and processes.

14-9               Minor lot line adjustment, minor lot line elimination.

14-10             Dedication of land for mini parks, neighborhood parks, community parks, district parks, linear parks in the form of trails, and regional open space; reservation of land for public uses.

14-11             Standards and specifications.

14-12             Public improvements, improvement guarantees, development agreements, construction plans, inspections, and maintenance of dedicated improvements.

14-13             Annexation.

ARTICLE 2.  CITY PLANNING, ZONING AND VARIANCE COMMISSION.

14-14             City Planning, Zoning and Variance Commission; establishment.

14-15             Powers and duties of Commission.

14-16             Adoption of master plan - Procedure.

14-17             Filing and approval of plats.

14-18             Building and improvement requirements.

ARTICLE 3.  TRINIDAD METRO AREA COMPREHENSIVE MASTER PLAN.

14-19         Repealed

ARTICLE 4.  ZONING ORDINANCE.

DIVISION 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

14-20         Title.

14-21         Purpose.

14-22         Authority.

14-23         Definitions.

14-24         Establishment of zone districts.

14-25         Zoning map and boundaries.

14-26         General district regulations.

14-27         Uses by right, conditional uses and special uses.

14-28         Zone district classifications.

14-29         Uses not itemized.

DIVISION 2.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE O - OPEN

DISTRICT.

14-30         Uses permitted by right.

14-31         Conditional uses.

14-32         Uses allowed by special permit.

14-33         Building height limit.

14-34         Area regulations.

DIVISION 3.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE RE - RESIDENTIAL ESTATE DISTRICT.

14-35         Uses permitted by right.

14-36         Conditional uses.

14-37         Building height limit.

14-38         Area regulations.

DIVISION 4.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE LDR - LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

14-39         Uses permitted by right.

14-40         Conditional uses.

14-41         Building height limit.

14-42         Area regulations.

DIVISION 5.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE MDR - MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

14-43         Uses permitted by right.

14-44         Conditional uses.

14-45         Building height limit.

14-46         Area regulations.

14-47         Density regulations.

DIVISION 6.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE HDR -HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

14-48         Uses permitted by right.

14-49         Conditional uses.

14-50         Building height limit.

14-51         Area regulations.

14-52         Density regulations.

DIVISION 7.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE MHR - MOBILE HOME RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.

14-53         Uses permitted by right.

14-54         Conditional uses.

14-55         Building height limit.

14-56         Area regulations.

14-57         Design requirements.

DIVISION 8.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE NS - NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE DISTRICT.

14-58         Uses permitted by right.

14-59         Conditional uses.

14-60         Building height limit.

14-61         Area regulations.

DIVISION 9.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE CC - COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT.

14-62         Uses permitted by right.

14-63         Conditional uses.

14-64         Building height limit.

14-65         Area regulations.

DIVISION 10.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE I - INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT.

14-66         Uses permitted by right.

14-67         Conditional uses.

14-68         Uses by special permit.

14-69         Building height limit.

14-70         Area regulations.

14-71         Industrial performance standards.

DIVISION 11.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE PUD - PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.

14-72         Purpose.

14-73         Uses permitted by right.

14-74         Conditional uses.

14-75         Maximum density, height and area regulations.

14-76         Standards and design requirements.

14-77         Procedure.

14-78         Review and approval.

14-79         Failure to meet development schedule.

14-80         Zoning review.

14-81         Completion of planned unit development.

14-82         Conformance with subdivision regulations.

14-83         Subdivision and resale.

14-84         Fees for planned unit development district application.

DIVISION 12.  ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE HP - CORAZON DE TRINIDAD HISTORICAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT.

14-85         Uses permitted by right.

14-86         Conditional uses.

14-87         Building height limit.

14-88         Area regulations.

DIVISION 12.1 ZONE DISTRICT REGULATIONS FOR THE HP – CORAZON DE TRINIDAD HISTORIC PRESERVATION MIXED-USE DISTRICT.

14-88.1      Purpose.

14-88.2      Definitions.

14-88.3      Uses.

14-88.4      Conditional Uses.

14-88.5      Building and Area Regulations.

14-88.6      Parking.

14-88.7      Architectural and Design Standards.

14-88.8      Historic structure preservation, restoration and rehabilitation.

14-88.9      Signage.

DIVISION 13.  SIGNS.

14-89         "Signs" defined.

14-90         Exclusions from definition.

14-91         Sign definitions.

14-92         General regulations.

14-93         Measurement of signs.

14-94         Limitations based on zone district.

14-95         Limitations based on type of sign.

14-96         Nonconforming signs.

14-97         Abandoned, damages, destroyed, or hazardous signs.

14-98         Enforcement.

14-99         Exception or variance to sign regulations.

DIVISION 14.  SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS.

14-100       Off-street parking.

14-101       Additional height and area regulations.

14-102       Basic consideration for conditional uses and uses by special permit.

14-103       Mini-warehouses

14-104       Nonconforming uses and structures.

DIVISION 15.  ADMINISTRATION.

14-105       Enforcement.

14-106       City Planner.

14-107       Inspection.

14-108       Penalty.

14-109       Injunction.

14-110       Liability for damages.

DIVISION 16.  AMENDMENTS.

14-111       Authority.

14-112       Declaration of policy and standards for rezoning.

14-113       Procedure for amendments in general.

14-114       Amendments to the Official Zoning Map.

14-115       Data to be submitted.

DIVISION 17.  VARIANCE PROCEDURES.

14-116       Powers of the Commission.

14-117       Procedures.

14-118       Criteria for consideration of variance requests.

14-119       Effect of decision by the Planning, Zoning and Variance Commission.

DIVISION 18.  FEES FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE.

14-120       Purpose.

14-121       Repealed.

14-122       Fees for outdoor advertising signs.

14-123       Fee for Initial Zoning Classification or Rezoning.

14-124       Repealed.

14-125       Variance fee.

DIVISION 19.  LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS.

14-126       Severability clause.

14-127       Conflict.

14-128       Interpretation.

14-129       Repeal of conflicting ordinances.

ARTICLE 5.  PROTECTION OF FLOOD PLAINS.

14-130       Statutory Authorization, findings of fact, purpose and objectives.

14-131       Definitions.

14-132       General Provisions.

14-133       Administration.

14-134       Provisions for Flood Hazard Reduction.

14-135       Standards for Areas of Shallow Flooding (AO/AH Zones).

14-136       Properties Removed from the Floodplain by Fill.

14-136.1          Standards for Critical Facilities.

ARTICLE 6.  BOARD OF APPEALS.

14-137       City Council designated as Board of Appeals.

14-138       Powers and duties.

14-139       Appeals from Planning, Zoning and Variance Commission -  Procedure.

14-140       Appeals from orders of Building Inspector - Procedures.

14-141       Conduct of hearing.

ARTICLE 7.  VESTED PROPERTY RIGHTS

14-142       Purpose

14-143       Definitions

14-144       Notice and hearing

14-145       Approval - effective date amendments

14-146       Notice of approval

14-147       Payment of costs

14-148       Other provisions unaffected

14-149       Limitations

ARTICLE 8.  WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND FACILITIES

14-150       Findings

14-151       Purposes

14-152       Definitions

14-153       Development of Towers

14-154       Setbacks

14-155       Structural requirements

14-156       Separation or buffer requirements

14-157       Method of determining Tower height

14-158       Illumination

14-159       Exterior finish

14-160       Landscaping

14-161       Access

14-162       Stealth Design

14-163       Telecommunications Facilities on Antenna Support Structures

14-164       Modification of Towers

14-165       Certifications and inspections

14-166       Maintenance

14-167       Criteria for Site Plan Development Modifications

14-168       Abandonment

14-169       Severability

14-170       Conflicts

ARTICLE 9.  SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES.

14-171       Purpose and Intent.

14-172       Definitions.

14-173       Lighting regulations.

14-174       Location of sexually oriented businesses and design of same.

14-175       Measurement of distance.

14-176       Other locational regulations.

14-177       Stage required in adult cabaret and adult theater.

14-178       Conduct in sexually oriented business.

14-179       Employee tips.

14-180       Unlawful acts.

14-181       Exemptions.

14-182       Regulation of peep booths.

14-183       Hours of operation.

14-184       Minimum age.

14-185       Signs for sexually oriented businesses.

14-186       Right of entry.

14-187       Penalty Provision.

ARTICLE 10. SIDEWALK CAFÉ REQUIREMENTS.

14-188       Definitions.

14-189       Exception For City Uses.

14-190       Sidewalk Café License Authorization.

14-191       Restrictions On Features Of Sidewalk Café.

14-192       Authorized Applicant.

14-193       Application Required.

14-194       Review, Findings, and Determination.

14-195       Denial Of Application; Reconsideration.

14-196       License Agreement Execution And Delivery.

14-197       Assignment Or Termination Of License.

14-198       Furnishing Rearrangement.

14-199       Offenses and Penalty.

14-200       Severability.

ARTICLE 11. RESERVED

ARTICLE 12. MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND RETAIL MARIJUANA

14-201.      Purposes, intent and other laws.

14-202.      Definitions.

14-203.      Licensing authority created.

14-204.      Composition of the Authority.

14-205.      Functions of the Authority.

14-206.      License required; term of license; renewal application; taxes.

14-207.      Application requirements.

14-208.      Denial of application.

14-209.      Hearings required.

14-210.      Transfers of Ownership; Modification of Premises.

14-211.      Locational criteria and numerical limit on retail marijuana stores and medical marijuana centers.

14-212.      Marijuana Cultivation Outdoors.

14-213.      Inspection of licensed premises.

14-214.      Fees.

14-215.      Prohibited acts generally.

14-216.      Additional operational limitations.

14-217.      Off-site storage facilities prohibited.

14-218.      Nonrenewal, suspension or revocation of license.

14-219.      Violations and penalties.

14-220.      No City liability; indemnification; no defense.

ARTICLE 13. CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

14-245.      Historic Preservation Commission

14-246.      Powers, Duties and Authority of the Commission

14-247.      Local Historic Landmark Designation

14-248.      Local Historic District Designation

14-249.      Revocation of a Designation

14-250.      Landmark Alteration Certificates

14-251.      Criteria to review alteration certificate

14-252.      Non-locally Landmarked Properties on the National and/or State Historic Register

14-253.      Penalties and Sanctions

CHAPTER 15.  PLUMBING.

15-1     International Plumbing Code adopted pursuant to Ord. No. 1949, Eff. 12-17-13

Previously adopted versions of the code stand repealed; adoption contained in Chapter 5, Section 5-9.

CHAPTER 16.   PUBLIC PEACE, MORALS AND WELFARE.

ARTICLE 1.  OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE.

16-1           Disturbing the public peace.

16-2           Unlawful assembly.

16-3           Disturbing religious assembly.

16-4           Disturbing lawful assembly.

16-5           Loitering - Police order to disperse.

16-6           Schools, loitering about, disturbing, annoying or molesting students.

16-7           False impersonation of an officer.

16-8           Resisting and obstructing police officers.

16-9           Assisting prisoners to escape.

16-10         Quarreling and fighting.

16-11         Noises - Scope of prohibition.

16-12         Exceptions from provisions.

16-13         Throwing stones.

16-14         Participating in or inciting a riot or disturbance.

ARTICLE 2.  OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY.

16-15         Injuring, defacing or destroying publicly-owned property.

16-16         Injuring, defacing or destroying private property.

16-16.1      Graffiti

16-17         Trespassing upon publicly or privately owned property.

16-18         Loitering about railroad yards; exception.

16-19         Peddlers going upon premises uninvited.

16-20         Abatement of nuisance by police.

16-21         Possession of license no bar to prosecution.

ARTICLE 3.  OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY.

16-22         Carrying concealed weapons.

16-23         Discharging firearms.

16-24         False fire alarm.

ARTICLE 4.  OFFENSES INVOLVING MINORS.

16-25         Loitering defined.

16-26         Loitering after curfew.

16-27         Responsibility of parents; penalty for violation.

16-28         Furnishing tobacco to minor under age 16.

16-29         Abandoned refrigerators; removal of locks.

ARTICLE 5.  OFFENSES AGAINST MORALS.

16-30         Common gambler defined.

16-31         Permitting gambling in premises.

16-32         Playing games for money.

16-33         Gambling with intoxicated persons or minors.

16-34         Indecent exposure.

16-35         Urinating in public.

16-36         Allowing prostitution on premises.

16-37         Prostitution - Plying vocation.

16-38         Prostitution prohibited; cohabitation with prostitute.

16-39         Enticing to house of ill repute.

16-40         Keeping of disorderly house.

ARTICLE 6.  OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH.

DIVISION 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

16-41         Poison to be labeled.

16-42         Tainted provisions not to be sold.

16-43         Unwholesome provisions not to be sold.

16-44         Cleaning of cesspools, grease traps and privy vaults; when required.

16-45         Discontinuance of cesspools, grease traps and privy vaults; filling.

16-46         Removal of contents of cesspools, grease traps and privy vaults.

16-47         Substances of abuse.

DIVISION 2.  SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES AND PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT.

16-48         Legislative intent.

16-49         Repealed.

16-50         Repealed.

16-51         Repealed.

16-52         Repealed.

16-53         Repealed.

16-54         Repealed.

16-55         Repealed.

ARTICLE 7.  NUISANCES.

16-56         Discharging foul substances into street.

16-57         Accumulating offensive substances.

16-58         Offensive cellars; sewers.

16-59         Accumulation of junk.

16-60         Exclusion from provisions.

16-61         Barbed wire and other obstructions into thoroughfares.

16-62         Placing obstructions on public right-of-way.

16-63         Dangerous or hazardous conditions.

16-63.5      Broken windows

16-64         Notice to abate nuisance.

16-65         Assessment of costs and collection of assessments.

16-66         General notice to clean up.

16-67         Summary abatement of nuisances.

ARTICLE 8. PENALTIES

16-68         Penalty for violations by minors.

CHAPTER 17.  STREETS AND SIDEWALKS.

ARTICLE 1.  IN GENERAL.

17-1           Street names - Reference to map and plat.

17-2           Street names to be placed on corners.

17-3           Sprinkling sidewalks before sweeping.

17-4           Shaking or cleaning rugs in streets or sidewalks prohibited.

17-5           Placing obstructions on streets; consent required; limitation.

17-6           Obstruction to gutters prohibited.

17-7           Openings in sidewalk; disrepair of sidewalk.

17-8           Merchandise on sidewalk; passageway; time limitation.

17-9           Property owner to keep sidewalks cleaned.

17-10         Property owner to remove snow and ice from sidewalks.

17-11         Slippery sidewalks; City not liable.

17-12         Work done by City; assessment of costs.

17-13         Installation of underground structures; plat and data to be filed.

17-14         Plats - Contents.

17-15         Line for poles on streets.

17-16         Operating tractors on pavement.

17-17         Oil on pavement - Pouring or spilling prohibited.

17-18         Oil on pavement; oil delivery wagons and tanks.

17-19         Water and sewer connections in proposed paving districts.

ARTICLE 2.  NUMBERING BUILDINGS.

17-20         Owners and occupants to number buildings.

17-21         Manner of numbering.

17-22         Allotment of numbers.

17-23         Street maps with numbers to be prepared.

17-24         Assigning numbers; certificate of designation.

17-25         Size and location of configuration.

17-26         Refusal to place numbers on existing buildings.

17-27         Refusal to place, or placing unauthorized numbers on new buildings.

17-28         Altering numbers or street names - Consent required.

ARTICLE 3.  EXCAVATION.

17-29         Excavation permit required; contents of application.

17-30         Excavation permit; conditions of issuance.

17-31         Excavation permit; work requirements.

17-32         Excavation permit; indemnification.

17-33         Excavation permit; warranty.

17-34         REPEALED (Ord. 1516, 8-26-1995)

17-35         REPEALED (Ord. 1516, 8-26-1995)

ARTICLE 4.  CONSTRUCTION OF SIDEWALK, CURB AND GUTTER.

17-36         Maximum and minimum widths of sidewalks.

17-37         Sidewalks to conform to established grade; supervision of laying.

17-38         Slope.

17-39         Sidewalk construction - Permit required.

17-40         Application for permit.

17-41         Sidewalk openings for fuel and light to be covered.

17-42         Access to basement to be covered.

17-43         Curb, gutter, and/or sidewalk requirements - New construction.

17-44         Hearing to consider construction of curb, gutter and/or sidewalk.

17-45         Order to construct curb, gutter and/or sidewalk.

17-46         Failure of owner to construct.

17-47         Assessment of cost against property owner.

17-48         Notice of assessment.

17-49         Protest of assessment.

17-50         Failure of owner to pay assessment.

17-51         Curbs and gutters - Materials.

17-52         Curbs on curb lines; gutters to attach to curbs.

17-53         Street lawns and parks to conform to grade.

17-54         Article not applicable in commercial districts; City's jurisdiction over parks.

17-55         Removal of grade or line stakes prohibited.

17-56         Curb line and curb radius.

17-57         Fund established to front costs of repairs or replacement.

17-58         Repair or replacement of curb, gutter and/or sidewalk.

ARTICLE 5.   CULVERTS.

17-59         When construction of culvert required.

17-60         Notice to owner to construct culvert.

17-61         Failure of owner to construct; construction by City; certification to City Clerk.

17-62         Notice to owner of cost; assessment and hearing.

17-63         Hearing on assessments; penalty; collection.

17-64         Driveway - Culvert fund.

ARTICLE 6. CLOSURE OF CITY STREETS FOR ATHLETIC OR

SPECIAL EVENTS.

17-65         Closure of City streets for athletic or special events.

17-66         Penalty for failure to obtain permit or to comply with terms of permit.

ARTICLE 7. VACATION PROCEEDINGS.

17-67         Repealed

17-68         Repealed

17-69         Repealed

17-70         Repealed

CHAPTER 18.  TELEVISION FRANCHISE.

18-1           Approval of Cable Television System Franchise Agreement with Comcast of Colorado/Pennsylvania/West Virginia, LLC. (Ord. 1880, eff., 3/27/09, Ord. 1577, eff., 12/27/97)

18-2 – 18-14   REPEALED (Ord. 1577, eff., 12/27/97)

CHAPTER 19.  TREES AND VEGETATION.

ARTICLE 1.  PROTECTION, MAINTENANCE AND REMOVAL OF TREES, SHRUBS AND OTHER VEGETATION.

19-1           Purpose and intent.

19-2           Definitions.

19-3           License required to cut or remove trees; liability insurance; license fee.

19-4           Public nuisances.

19-5           Unlawful to permit public nuisance.

19-6           Inspection.

19-7           Abatement procedure and notice.

19-8           Rights of property owner.

19-9           Responsibility for damaging trees on public property.

19-10         Interference unlawful.

19-11         Penalty clause.

19-12         Severability.

ARTICLE 2.  HAZARDOUS GROWTH.

19-13         Hazardous growth - Defined.

19-14         Declaration by City Council.

19-15         Cutting and removal of hazardous growth required.

19-16         General notice to cut and remove.

19-17         Notice; failure to comply.

19-18         Assessing costs.

19-19         Notice of assessment.

19-20         Collection of assessments.

19-21         Penalty.

19-22         Payment of assessment will not avoid fine.

ARTICLE 3.  CITY TREE BOARD.

19-23         Creation and Establishment.

19-24         Term of Office.

19-25         Compensation.

19-26         Duties and Responsibilities.

19-27         Operation.

CHAPTER 20.  VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC.

ARTICLE 1.  MUNICIPAL TRAFFIC CODE.

20-1           Model Traffic Code for Colorado - Adoption.

20-2           Additions and modifications.

20-3           Penalties.

20-4           Application.

20-5           Validity, Repeal and Interpretation.

ARTICLE 2.  GENERAL PROVISIONS.

20-6           Certain streets as part of State Highway.

20-7           Commercial activity within right of way prohibited.

20-8           Parking restrictions; traffic control devices.

20-9           Parking prohibited during snow removal.

20-10         Traffic regulations subject to approval by Department of Transportation.

20-11         Penalty for violation.

20-11.1      State of Colorado, State Highway Access Code, Volume 2, Code of Colorado Regulations 601-1, March 2002, as amended

ARTICLE 3.  AUTHORITY TO IMPOUND VEHICLES AND DISPOSE OF IMPOUNDED VEHICLES.

20-12         Definitions.

20-13         Impounding of vehicles; emergency circumstances.

20-14         Impoundment of illegally parked vehicles.

20-15         Abandonment of vehicles; procedures preceding impoundment.

20-16         Leaving of wrecked, junked or partially dismantled vehicles on the street or     other public property.

20-17         Wrecked, junked or partially dismantled vehicles on private property.

20-18         Disposal of vehicles removed and impounded pursuant to this Article.

ARTICLE 4.  ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS.

20-19         Parking in freight loading zone.

20-20         Limitations on parking.

20-21         Repealed (Ord. 1854, eff. 6/27/08)

20-22         Registered owner liable for parking violations.

20-23         Persons prohibited from restricting parking on public streets.

20-24         Parking not to obstruct traffic.

ARTICLE 5. PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR RECREATIONAL VEHICLES AND UTILITY TRAILERS

20-25         Definitions.

20-26         Restricted areas and times.

20-27         School zones.

20-28         Penalty for violation.

ARTICLE 6. COMMERCIAL TRUCK TRAFFIC

20-29         Definitions

20-30         Designation of routes, maps

20-31         Operation of commercial trucks

20-32         Use of engine compression brake prohibited

20-33         Penalty for violation

CHAPTER 21. SPECIAL EVENTS

ARTICLE 1. IN GENERAL.

21-1           Short Title

21-2           Purpose.

21-3           Findings.

21-4           Definitions

21-5           Permit Required.

21-6           Exemptions.

ARTICLE 2. APPLICATION

21-7           Application for Permit.

21-8           Fees.

21-9           Investigation of Application.

21-10         Permit.

21-11         Relationship to Other City Ordinances

21-12         Denial of Permit.

21-13         Authority to Impose Conditions on Permit.

21-14         Non-Discrimination and Content Policy

21-15         Decision by City Manager or their designee.

21-16         Notice of Decision.

21-17         Appeal, Denial, or Conditional Approval of Permit.

21-18         Contents of Permit.

21-19         Permit Not Transferable.

21-20         Notice of Issuance of Permit.

21-21         Insurance Requirement

21-22         Duties of Permittee.

21-23         Posting of Permit.

21-24         Suspension or Revocation of Permit.

21-25         Penalties, Injunctive Relief.

21-26         Rules and Regulations.