Hillsboro Police Department
128 West Walnut Street, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
(937) 393-3411 FAX (937) 393-3273
§ 90.13 NOISY DOGS.
No person shall keep or harbor any animal or fowl which howls, barks, or emits audiblesounds which are unreasonably loud or disturbing and which are of such a character, intensity,and duration as to disturb the peace and quiet of the neighborhood or to be detrimental to the life and health of any individual.
(‘65 Code, § 90.05) (Ord. 1956-20, passed 10-1-56) Penalty, see § 90.99
§ 132.17 CURFEW.
(A) All youths under the age of 18 years shall be off the streets and highways by 12:00 a.m.each evening unless going directly to or from a church, school, or employment activity, or unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
(B) Beggar’s night or “Trick or Treat” night shall be the night specified by the County
Probate/Juvenile Court Judge after consultation with the various law enforcement agencies in this county. Additionally, the Probate/Juvenile Court Judge shall specify the hours during which these activities shall be permitted.
(C) Violations of division (A) above shall be punishable, and may be imposed upon the
parent or legal guardian of the youth. In addition thereto, any person damaged by the vandalism of any youth may recover treble damages from the parent or legal guardian of the youth.
(Ord. 1974-27, passed 10-7-74; Am. Ord. 1988-26, passed 1-3-89; Am. Ord. 1988-28, passed 3-6-89) Penalty, see § 130.99
§ 92.11 OPEN BURNING AND BURNING OF WASTE.
(A) No person shall cause or permit a fire or any combustion by burning waste
materials, other than burning of unpainted and untreated wood used for bona fide heating or cooking.
(B) No person shall burn brush, trees, grass, vegetation or leaves upon any property in
the city unless each of the following applies:
(1) The burning is in accordance with a generally accepted agricultural practice
approved by the office of the Safety and Service Director; and
(2) The burning is under control and attended by a responsible adult at all
times; and is limited to the hour of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
(C) (1) Visible smoke or odor of smoke shall be prima facie evidence of burning of materials upon a premises.
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(2) PERSON shall include owner of the premises and any tenant in possession regardless of his or her presence at the time of the alleged violation. WASTE shall include any material primarily burned for the purpose of destruction of the material, painted wood, treated wood, paper, metal, household food waste, animal waste or bedding, rubber, petroleum products not specifically designed for fuel and burned in devices specifically designed for such products, plastics, or discarded chemicals.
(D) (1) Whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of a first degree misdemeanor.
(2) Whoever violates division (B) of this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(3) Any burning in violation of this section is hereby declared a public nuisance and an
emergency. The Fire Chief or his designee in his sole discretion may abate the nuisance
immediately and inspect the premises for illegal burning upon finding smoke or noxious fumes emanating from said premises, including entering and inspecting any dwelling or other structure.
The Fire Chief may call upon any law enforcement officer for assistance in enforcing this section.
(‘65 Code, § 50.09) (Ord. 1963-21, passed 11-4-63; Am. Ord 1997-17, passed 8-4-97)
Open fires, see § 91.03
§ 76.14 PARKING REGULATIONS UPON CITY STREETS IN BUSINESS DISTRICTS.
(A) For the purposes of this chapter, the BUSINESS DISTRICT of the city is hereby defined as marked parking spaces in the following streets
(1) High Street from the first alley south of Walnut to the first alley north of Beech Street;
(2) Main Street from East Street to West Street;
(3) Beech Street from the first alley west of High to the first alley east of High Street; and
(4) Walnut Street from the first alley west of High to the first alley east of High.
(B) No person shall park or leave standing a vehicle in the business district for more than two continuous hours during the hours from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays, Monday through Friday, exclusive of state holidays.
(C) (1) Any vehicle found in violation of this section shall have a notice of violation affixed to the vehicle in a conspicuous place setting forth the time, place and nature of the violation, and the make, model and registration, if any, of the vehicle. The penalty for such violation shall be $10 if paid within 30 days, and $50 if paid after 30 days.
(2) Any vehicle found in violation may be towed at the owner's expense.
(D) The registered owner of the vehicle found in violation of this section shall be presumed to be in violation of division (B) of this section and responsible, which presumption may be rebutted upon oath or affirmation to a statement disclosing the identity of the person in possession at the time of the violation.
(E) Any person violating division (B) of this section who fails to pay the penalty set forth in division (C) of this section within 72 hours shall have a summon or warrant issued for their appearance in the Hillsboro Municipal Court for such violation.
(F) Whoever violates division (B) of this section shall be guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(G) In enforcing this section, the police may use a marking device on a parked vehicle to indicate the position of the vehicle at the time it is first observed by the officer, and use of any parking space on a city street is consent by the owner of the vehicle to have such vehicle marked for parking enforcement purposes. Any effort to remove a marking placed upon the vehicle by the officer in an effort to avoid detection of a violation shall be investigated and charged as obstructing official business under the appropriate section.