Nuisances in general are anything that could be construed to be harmful, annoying, unpleasant or obnoxious. Nuisances pertaining to City code generally relate to property. People desire to live in cities and neighborhoods that are safe and provide a pleasant atmosphere.
Unsightly buildings and grounds tend to disturb neighbors and devalue properties. The Public Works Department is responsible for enforcing City ordinances that deal with untended lawns and trees. Browse this site to learn about these nuisances and their abatement.