Most Commonly Used Ordinances
The following are excerpts from the ordinances adopted for the City of St. Regis Park. The numbers refer to the full ordinance contained in the complete listing. For additional information, refer to the number of the complete listing of ordinances.
90.02 No owner shall permit an animal to run at large. The owner is liable for all damage caused by the animal.
90.06 Pooper-scooper The owner is responsible for picking up and disposing of his/her animal's waste outside of his/her property. There is a penalty of $5.00 to $25 per violation. (90.99)
BUILDING REGULATIONS AND PERMITS
150.16 A) Building permits from the city are required for any building or structure, including fences, pools, and auxiliary building. Contact the Mayor or designated city councilman or councilwoman.
150.16 Property maintenance. All property owners must maintain lots and structures erected thereon in reasonable condition and appearance.
150.17 Construction materials are specified.
150.18 Garages, porches and driveways
150.19 Fences and porches
A) No fence may extend beyond the front wall of the house.
E) A fence must be made of ornamental metal, wire, or wood and shall not be over 6 feet in height.
150.20 Swimming pools
150.22 auxiliary structures, such as utility sheds, playhouses
150.23 corner sight triangles Plants in the triangles at the intersections shall be less that 2 feet high or trees shall be clear of branches from 2 feet to 6 feet above the ground.
150.27 Fees for permits
50.01 A) No garbage, grass or trash shall be placed at the curbsides before 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the pickup.
B) All garbage cans and items not collected shall be removed from the curbside by 7:00 p.m. the day of the pickup.
92.01 Nuisances defined
92.03 These particular nuisances are unlawful:
A) dangerous trees or other materials close to the street
B) an accumulation of rubbish on the property
C) the storage of explosive materials which create a safety hazard
D) weeds and grass over 9 inches in height
H) junk, scrap metal, inoperable vehicles, automobile parts
70.02 Cars must park on the right-hand side of the road, parallel to the curb. No parking is permitted at the curbs painted yellow or in front of any public or private driveway.
70.03 limitations of parking. No boats, boat trailers, recreational vehicles, motor homes, bus, tractor, trailer, or camper shall be parked or stored in a front, side, or street side yard, or on the street.
70.06 No vehicle shall remain parked on the street for 24 consecutive hours, subject to a fine between $20 and $100 (70.99)
70.13 J) No commercial or similar vehicle, school bus, or farm or construction equipment shall be parked or displayed in the side or front area of any residence.
91.30 - 91.34 Homeowners are to keep the sidewalks free from obstruction, including ice and snow.