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Code Enforcement

Jeremy Strang - Division Manager

915 8th St., Suite 123, Marysville, CA 95901

(530)749-5455 Fax: (530)749-5464



Public Nuisance as defined by Yuba County Ordinance Code Chapter 7.36


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(1) Anything which is injurious to health, poses a significant potential to cause economic and/or physical injury or damage to persons or property, or constitutes a significant detriment to the prevention or suppression of fire, or significantly interferes with the provision of emergency services to the public


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(2) The erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, movement, improvement, removal, conversion, demolition, use, occupancy or maintenance of any building or structure in violation of the provisions of the Uniform Building Code, Uniform Electric Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, Uniform Mechanical Code, Uniform Housing Code, Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, or Uniform Fire Code that apply to structures or property within Yuba County


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(3) Any condition in violation of the weed and rubbish abatement laws defined at Government Code sections 39500 et seq. and 39560 et seq. as enacted or hereafter amended


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(4) Any vacant, unoccupied or abandoned building that is not reasonably secured against uninvited entry or that constitutes a fire hazard, or is in a dangerous condition or is otherwise detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(5) The maintenance or use of any real property in violation of any provision of the Yuba County Ordinance Code, State law or federal law


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(6) Except as exempted in section 7.36.320, subsection (d), property that is not kept free from accumulations of offensive matter including, but not limited to, dead animals, animal parts, and animal feces and urine


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(7) Property which is likely to or does harbor rats or other vectors, feral cats, and other non-domesticated animal nuisances


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(8) Failing or ceasing to satisfy or violating any condition associated with or imposed in connection with an approval relating to land, while making use of the special entitlement granted by such permit, including, but not limited to, variances, conditional use permits, subdivision and site plans


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(9) Any violation of Chapter 7.05 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to solid waste disposal


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(10) Anything which is indecent offensive to the senses, or an obstruction to the free use of property, so as to unreasonably interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life or property, or unlawfully obstructs the free passage or use, in the customary manner, of any navigable lake, river, bay, stream, canal, or basin, or of any public park, square, street or highway, and which at the same time affects an entire community or neighborhood, or any considerable number of persons, although the extent of the annoyance or damage inflicted upon individuals and/ or property may be unequal


 Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(11) Any condition that constitutes a visual blight. For purposes of this Code, visual blight is any unreasonable or unlawful condition or use of real property, premises or building exteriors which by reason of its appearance, as viewed at ground level from a public right-of-way or from neighboring premises, is detrimental to the property of others or to the value of property of others, offensive to the senses, or reduces the aesthetic appearance of the neighborhood. Regardless of the number of persons directly impacted by visual blight, visual blight in and of itself affects the entire community any time it occurs because it detrimentally impacts property values and limits economic growth. Visual blight includes, but is not limited to, the keeping, storing, deposition, scattering over or accumulation on the premises any of the following:

a.  Junk, trash, debris, scrap metal, refuse, paper, demolition and construction wastes, rubbish, packing materials; and/or

b.  Objects or equipment such as furniture, stoves, appliances, refrigerators, freezers cans or containers that have been abandoned, discarded, or are no longer useful for their original intended purpose.


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(12) Property in non-agricultural residential zones that is used for the keeping, storage, deposition or accumulation of dirt, sand, gravel, concrete or other similar materials, for thirty days or more, which constitutes visual blight or reduces the aesthetic appearance of the neighborhood or is offensive to the senses or is detrimental to nearby property or property values; provided, however, that such of the listed materials as are being used or to be used for a project of repair or renovation for which an unexpired building permit has been obtained may be stored for such period of time as is reasonably necessary to expeditiously complete the project


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(13) Yard, garage or estate sales by persons who have not obtained a license pursuant to Chapter 6.35 or Chapter 6.38 of this Code or by persons who do not have an ownership or possessory interest in the real property upon which the sale is conducted or written permission to conduct such a sale from a person with an ownership or possessory interest in the real property upon which the sale is conducted, as well as continuous yard, garage or estate sales by persons who have not obtained a license pursuant to Chapter 6.35 or Chapter 6.38 of this Code. A sale is deemed to be continuous if it is conducted for more than one seventy-two hour period within any thirty day period


Yuba County Code §7.36.310(a)(14) Any building or structure, wall, fence, pavement or walkway upon which any graffiti, as viewed at ground level from a public right-of-way or from neighboring premises, is allowed to remain for more than ten (10) days after the Enforcement Official has delivered a notice to remove the graffiti



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