Violations

Unregistered / Inoperable Vehicle on Private Property


Parking, storage, or keeping, other than in a fully enclosed garage, of any non-operable motor vehicle is prohibited on any residential zoned lot, parcel, or tract of land or part thereof, situated within the zoning jurisdiction of the City of Papillion; provided, however, that automobiles that are inoperable by reasons of repair work being done thereon may be parked on the residential lot of the owner of said automobile within the Papillion zoning jurisdiction under certain conditions. Ordinance 184-4 (PDF)

Unregistered or Inoperable Vehicle on Private Property

Parking on Non-Hard Surface


Parking of recreational vehicles, boats, or trailers is permitted in the front yard on a hard-surfaced driveway or parking area only, but shall be limited to only one recreational vehicle at any one time. Ordinance 205-249 (PDF)
Camper on Non Hard Surface

Parking for Personal & Recreational Vehicles in Residential Single Lots


Parking of recreational vehicles and personal vehicles outside an enclosed structure is permitted in the rear yard or in an interior side yard behind the required front yard setback line. Parking of recreational vehicles, boats, or trailers is permitted in the front yard on a hard-surfaced driveway or parking area only, but shall be limited to only one recreational vehicle at any one time. Ordinance 205-249 (PDF)
Sidewalk Obstruction

Outdoor Storage


Outdoor storage is prohibited in all zoning districts except the GI General Industrial Zoning District. Ordinance 205-209 (PDF)
Junk on Property

Buildings / Structures Unsafe


All buildings or structures which are so dilapidated, decayed, unsafe, or unsanitary, or which so utterly fail to provide the amenities essential to decent living that they are unfit for human habitation. Ordinance 100 (PDF)
Knocked Over Fence

Weeds / Brush / Grass Taller Than 12 Inches


It shall be the duty of every owner of real estate in the municipality to cut and clear such real estate, together with 1/2 of the streets and alleys abutting thereon, of all weeds or other growth of rank vegetation. Such weeds and other growth of rank vegetation shall be cut so as not to extend more than 12 inches above the ground. Ordinance 89-1 (PDF)
Overgrown Weeds

Tree / Shrub Obstructions


The owner or occupant of any lot, piece, or parcel of ground abutting or adjacent to any sidewalk over which there extends the branches of trees shall at all times keep the branches, limbs, and/or foliage thereof trimmed to the height of at least eight feet above the surface of said walk. Ordinance 166-3 (PDF)
Overhanging Trees

Sidewalks - Maintenance & Repair


Every owner of any lot or lots or piece of land within the zoning jurisdiction of the City of Papillion, shall at all times keep and maintain the sidewalk along and contiguous to said lot, parcel, or piece of land, as the case may be, in good and proper repair and in a condition reasonably safe for travel for all pedestrian traffic thereon. Ordinance 166-5 (PDF)
Sidewalk Maintenance

Pool Fences


Every outdoor swimming pool or family pool shall be completely surrounded by a fence or wall not less than six feet in height, which shall be constructed as to not have openings, holes, or gaps larger than four" in any dimension except for doors and gates. All gate and door openings through such enclosure shall be equipped with a self-closing and self-latching device for keeping the gate or door securely closed at all times when not in actual use. Ordinance 205-218 (PDF)
Pool Fence Violation

Privies, Vaults, Cesspools, Dumps, Pits / Like Places Which Are Not Securely Protected


Abandoned pools can interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property, tend to depreciate the value of the property of others, and are an attractant for rodents and insects. Ordinance 137-1 (PDF)
Pool Dirty

Dead / Dying Tree


All trees and shrubs within the city shall be pruned or removed when such trees or shrubs constitute a hazard to life and property, or harbor insects or disease which constitute a threat to other trees or shrubs within the city. Ordinance 9-29 (PDF)
Dead Tree Hazard

Temporary Signs


Prohibited Signs Include:


  • Signs on public property or public right-of-way, unless specifically authorized by the appropriate public agency
  • Signs or sign structures which resemble or conflict with traffic control signs or devices, which mislead or confuse persons traveling on public streets, or which create a traffic hazard
  • Signs which create a safety hazard by obstructing the clear view of pedestrians or vehicles, or which obscure official signs or signals

Related Documents

Signs in Right-of-Way

Garbage / Trash / Waste


Except as permitted in division D of the section, containers and bags may not be located in the front yard or within any required front yard setback of residential lots, except for temporary placement curbside, not more than 24 hours before pickup. Two tightly closed, impermeable garbage containers may be kept in the front yard within three feet of the exterior wall of the home; All owners or occupants shall have the contents of all garbage containers removed from the premises at their own cost at least once per week, and it shall be unlawful to fail to do so. Ordinance 162-6 (PDF)
Garbage

Sidewalks - Snow Removal


All sidewalks shall be cleaned within five hours after the cessation of a storm, unless the storm or fall of snow takes place during the night, in which case the sidewalk shall be cleaned before 8:30 a.m. the following day. Ordinance 166-4 (PDF)
Snow on Sidewalk

Stop Work / No Permits Issued


Any owner or authorized agent who intends to install, construct, alter, repair, move, remove, replace, or change any fixture, occupancy, or portion of a building or structure, the installation of which is regulated by the adopted codes, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the code official and obtain the required permit for the work. Ordinance 92-15 (PDF)
Stop Work Close Up