City of University Heights, Iowa

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Code of Ordinances Sorted by Number

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Ordinances

1 - Repealed
2 - Repealed
3 - Repealed
4 - Repealed
5 - Repealed
6 - Repealed
7
- Reserved
8 - Reserved
9 - Reserved
10 - Repealed
11 - Repealed
12 - Reserved

13 - Building Permit requirements on Housing 

14 - Repealed
15 - Repealed
16 - Repealed
17 - Repealed
18 - Repealed
19 - Repealed
20 - Repealed
21 - Repealed
22 - Repealed
23 - Repealed
24 - Repealed

25 - Changing house numbers on Grand Avenue and changing name of Western Avenue to Koser Avenue

26 - Repealed
27 - Repealed
28 - Repealed

29 - Repealing Ordinance No. 15 concerning the method by which candidates for elective municipal offices shall be nominated

30 - Setting an election for the annexation to the City of Iowa City, Iowa 

31 - Declaring all trees on public property or private property infected with the Dutch Elm Disease Amended by Ordinance 206

32 - Repealed
33 - Repealed
34 - Repealed
35 - Repealed
36 - Repealed
37 - Repealed

38 - Regulating Sanitary Sewage Disposal

39 - Repealed

40 - Change the name of Elston Avenue to Oakcrest Avenue

41 - Repealed
42 - Repealed
43 - Repealed
44 - Repealed

45 - Repealing Ordinance 44 restricting parking upon Koser Avenue 

46 - Repealed

47 - Uniform construction of sidewalks along public streets 

48 - Granting Franchise to Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Company

49 - Granting Franchise to Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Company

50 - Requiring drivers of motor vehicles to stop when approaching a stopped school bus

51 - Repealed

52 - Regulating the planting, care, and maintenance of trees and shrubs. Amended by Ordinance 190.

53 - Adopting a Charter for the City |

54 - Repealed

55 - Pet Ordinance. Amended by Ordinance No. 181

56 - Repealed
57 - Repealed
58 - Repealed
59 - Repealed
60 - Repealed

61 - Prescribing duties and powers of the Fire Chief, and prohibiting interference with firemen and fire hydrants

62 - Repealed
63 - Repealed
64 - Repealed
65 - Repealed
66 - Repealed

67 - Establishing a curfew for minors under the age of 16 years

68 - Adopting the Code of Ordinances

69 - Establishing standards and operations of a Broadband Telecommunications Franchise

70 - Awarding a franchise for Cable Television to Hawkeye Cablevision Corporation

71 - Defining and providing for the abatement of public nuisances. Amended by Ordinance No. 118, 127, 162, 228

72 - Reserved
73 - Reserved
74 - Reserved
75 - Reserved
76 - Reserved
77- Reserved
78
- Reserved

79 - Regulating and restricting the location, construction, use of buildings and structures, and the use of land in the City of University Heights, Iowa. Amended by Ordinance No. 13, 130, 133, 134, 146, 150, 152, 156, 171, 173, 180, 183, 187, 194, 208, 209, 217, 220, 225, 226.

80 - Establishing amortization period for special assessment conditional deficiencies on public improvement projects

81 - Regulating the sale of goods, merchandise and services on or affecting the use of public property. Amended by Ordinances No. 161, 176, and 185.

82 - Providing for the removal of accumulations of snow and ice from sidewalks. Amended by Ordinance No. 165.

83 - Repealed

84 - Regulating Council voting on ordinances, amendments, resolutions and motions

85 - Granting franchise to Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. Amended by Ordinance No. 86.

86 - Amending typographical error in Ordinance No. 85

87 - Repealed

88 - Regulating excavations on streets, alleys, and public property 

89 - Regulating disorderly conduct, urination in or defecation in a public place, and squealing of tires. Amended by Ordinance No. 144.

90 - Repealed
91 - Repealed

92 - Regulating the use of public and private sewers and drains

93 - Regulating the storage, collection and disposal of solid waste. Amended by Ordinance No. 94.

94 - Amending Ordinance No. 93 to change the size and weight of containers for refuse collection

95 - Establishment of rules, regulations and charges for the collection of refuse and recyclables

96 - Adopting a Code of Ordinances

97 - Snow Removal from Sidewalks and Driveways

98 - Repealing Ordinance No. 87 concerning compensation of city officials


99 - Repealed

100 - Prohibiting open fires

101 - Amending the Plumbing Code

102 - Repealed

103 - Adopting a Code of Ordinance

104 - Regulating alarm systems and providing penalties for false alarms.

105 - Regulating fences, hedges, and other plantings and providing penalties. Amended by Ordinance No. 164 and 184.

106 - Repealing Ordinance No. 87 and providing for compensation to the Mayor, Council Members, Treasurer, and Clerk of the City of University Heights, Iowa.

107

108 - Proscribing possession of alcohol by minors. Amended by Ordinance No. 138, 151, 154 and 158.

109 - Prohibiting keeping a disorderly house. Amended by Ordinance No. 115 and 178.

110 - Rental Housing Code. Amended by Ordinances 149, 157, 218, 223, 233, 236, 238

111 - Repealed
112 - Repeale

113 - Amendment to Ordinance No. 79 concerning regulating and restricting the location, construction, use of buildings and structures, and the use of land in the City of University Heights, Iowa.

114 - Adopting a code of ordinances and clarifying certain ordinance numbers.

115 - Amending Ordinance No. 109 concerning the prohibition of disorderly houses.

116 - Repealing Ordinance No. 59 concerning amending Ordinance No. 34, section 12 regarding penalties.

117 - Repealed

118 - Amending Ordinance No. 71 concerning the prohibition of public nuisances.

119 - Repealed

120 - Adopting by reference certain portions of the Iowa Code regarding Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulations. Amended by Ordinance Nos. 121, 148, 175, 177, 179, 182, 186, 229, 230, 232

121 - Amending Ordinance No. 120 regarding Traffic Regulations

122 - Repealing Ordinance No. 102 concerning the regulation of traffic

123 - Repealing Ordinance No. 111 concerning parking on yards

124 - Repealing Ordinance No. 112 concerning parking on yards

125 - Defining and providing for the abatement of nuisance houses

126 - Robert's Rules of Order

127 - Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 71 concerning the prohibition of public nuisances

128 - Ordinance regulating the development of sensitive areas

129 - Repealed

130 - Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning Zoning

131 - Ordinance regulating commercial vehicles upon the streets and providing penalties Amended by Ordinance 229

132 - Repealed

133 - Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning Zoning

134 - Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning Zoning

135 - Repealed

136 - Placement and Use of Portable Toilets (as amended by Ordinance No. 160, 163, 172, 228

137 - Ordinance to allow the hunting of whitetail deer with a bow and arrow

138 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 108 concerning the possession of alcohol by minors

139 - Ordinance regulating conduct

140 - Ordinance regulating intoxicated individuals

141 - Ordinance regulating open containers of alcoholic beverages

142 - Repealing Ordinance No. 33 and Ordinance No. 117

143 - Ordinance regulating the interference with public officers

144 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 89 concerning disorderly conduct, urination in or defecation in a public place, and squealing of tires

145 - Ordinance regulating individuals driving while license withdrawn, denied, cancelled, suspended or revoked

146 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning Zoning

147 - Repealed

148 - Ordinance increasing fines for prohibited parking (amending Ordinance No. 120)

149 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 110, rental housing code, concerning the definition of "rent" or "let"

150 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning zoning

151 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 108 concerning the possession of alcohol by minors

152 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning zoning

153 - Ordinance prohibiting illicit discharge and connection to storm water sewer system and providing penalties

154 - Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 108 concerning the possession of alcohol by minors

155 - Regulating soil erosion and sediment control

156 - Amending Ordinance 79 concerning zoning

157 - Amending Ordinance 110 concerning rental housing code

158 - Amending Ordinance 108 concerning underage possession of alcohol

159 - Restricting noise

160 - Amending Ordinance 136 concerning portable toilets

161 - Amending Ordinance No. 81 concerning sale of goods

162 - Amending Ordinance No. 71 concerning public nuisance

163 - Amending Ordinance No. 136 concerning portable toilets

164 - Amending Ordinance No. 105 concerning fences and plantings

165 - Amending Ordinance No. 82 concerning snow removal

166 - Compensation of City Council members.

167 - Granting Franchise for electric service to Mid-American.

168 - Granting Franchise for natural gas service to Mid-American.

169 - Post-Construction Stormwater Runoff Control. Amended by Ordinance 213

170 - Non-Police Officer as Administrative Police Chief.

171 - amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning zoning and restricting parking areas in yards

172 - amending Ordinance No. 136 concerning portable toilets

173 - amending Ordinance No. 79 concerning zoning and restricting parking areas in yards

174 - Proof of security against liability

175 - amending Ordinance No. 120 concerning traffic

176 - amending Ordinance No. 81 concerning the sale of goods

177 - amending Ordinance No. 120 concerning parking fines

178 - amending Ordinance No. 109 concerning disorderly house

179 - amending Ordinance No. 120 concerning parking fines

180 - creating a multi-family commercial zone and permit development pursuant to a multiple family PUD

181 amending Ordinance No. 55 concerning pets

182 amending Ordinance 120 speed limits in town

183 amending Ordinance 79 restricting paving and parking

184 amending Ordinance 105 regulating fences and retaining walls

185 amending Ordinance 81 sale of goods, allowing Farmer's Markets

186 amending Ordinance 120 speed limits in town

187 amending Ordinance 79 amending Ordinance 79 to change definitions, calculation of height restrictions, and many other matters

188 amending Ordinance 79 to increase the maximum number of dwelling units and maximum number of above-ground parking spaces in the Multiple-Family Commercial PUD Zone

189 providing for the division of taxes levied in the University Heights One University Place urban renewal area

190 amending Ordinance 52 creating a City Tree Board

191 requiring developers to set aside park land, or pay a fee in lieu of that. Amended by Ordinances 211 and 234

192 Ordinance providing for the adoption of 2015 Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Electrical Codes, and repealing Ordinance 147, amended by 219

193 Concerning Conflicts of Interest

194 Amending Ordinance 79 to require a building permit for paving greater than 100 square feet in area, and items related to Board of Adjustment.

195 Reserved

196 Reserved

197 Reserved

198 Reserved

199 Reserved

200 Reserved

201 Urban Chickens

202 Reserved

203 Granting Franchise for electric service to Mid-American

204 Granting Franchise for natural gas service to Mid-American

205 prohibiting use of fireworks

206 Amending ordinance 31 to add dead ash trees to nuisance trees

207 Reserved

208 amending Ordinance 79 creating CH Commercial Hotel zone

209 amending Ordinance 79 re Building Coverage

210 regulating subdivisions of land

211 amending Ordinance 191 re Parkland Dedication

212 Sensitive Areas regulation

213 amending Ordinance 169 re Post-Construction Stormwater Runoff Control

214 Reserved

215 Regulating Right of Way and telecom equipment amended by Ordinance No. 237, 240

216 Amending Ordinance120 regarding parking ticket appeal

217 Amending Ordinance 79

218 Amending Ordinance 110 rental housing code

219 Amending Ordinance 192 building code

220 Amending Ordinance 79 to modify setbacks in CH zone

221 Reserved

222 Reserved

223 Amending Ordinance 110 rental housing code

224 Adopting 2015 International Property Maintenance Code

225 Amending Ordinance 79 regarding rental appeals to Board of Adjustment

226 Amending Ordinance 79 regarding CH height and parking; fee reimbursement

227 An ordinance establishing smokefree places

228 Amending ordinances 71 and 136 regarding portable toilets and removal of trash after game days

229 Amending ordinances 120 and 131 regulating weight and size of vehicles in city

230 Amending ordinance 120 regarding vehicles parked in yards on game days Requiring vehicles parked in yards on games to be moved by midnight and to allow towing of vehicles with accumulated parking fines without notice

231 Prohibiting Obstruction of Public Right-of-Ways

232 Amending Ordinance 120 to provide for administrative fee for vehicles towed within city

233 Amending Ordinance 110 Rental Housing Code

234 Amending Ordinance 191 Dedication of Parkland

235 Community Police Relations Ordinance

236 Amending Ordinance 110 to expand rental permit exemption for owner’s family members

237 Amending Ordinance 215 right of way and telecom equipment

238 Imposing Moratorium on Issuance of New Rental Permits in the R-1 Zone unil January 15, 2020

239 Reserved

240 Amending Ordinance 215 right of way and telecom equipment

 

 


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