City of Moscow Mills, MO
Lincoln County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by ordinance 6-14-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
The responsibility for the displaying of the assigned number for each house and building in the City shall rest with the property owner, trustee, lessee, agent or occupant of each house or building. Approved street address numbers shall be the address numbers assigned by the postmaster.
B. 
Such numbers shall be of such size and in such location to be visible from the nearest street. Address numbers shall be a minimum of three inches in height and shall be located either near a building's main entrance or on a surface that is easily visible from the nearest street. Additional displays of assigned numbers may be displayed at the property owners discretion. Assigned numbers shall be displayed with Arabic numerals in a color that contrasts with the color of the subject house or building. Address displays in script are prohibited if used exclusively. Houses or buildings that are setback more than 100 feet from a street's curb shall be required to display address numbers within 50 feet of the street curb.
Any house or building found to be in violation of this chapter shall be subject to a notice of violation and given 10 days to abate said nuisance.
Any person failing to comply with such notice of violation shall be subject to a fine of up to $100 for each day of such violation, as well as, to the expenses of abatement, and a special tax bill shall be issued against the real property in violation for the expenses of abatement.
No person shall engage in any land disturbing activity or any other action that causes or permits any soil, earth, sand, gravel, rock, stone, concrete, building materials or other materials or liquids to be deposited upon or to roll, flow or wash upon, in or over any public street, street improvement, road, sewer, storm drain, water course or right-of-way or any other public property in a manner to damage or to interfere with the use of such property, or which creates a hazardous condition detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of the public.
No person shall when hauling soil, earth, sand, gravel, rock, stone, concrete, building materials or other material, or liquid over any public street, road, alley or public property allow such materials or liquids to blow or spill over and upon such street, road, alley or public property. The operator of equipment engaged in hauling shall not permit soil, earth, rock or other materials to fall from the vehicle, including wheels of said vehicle, upon such street, road, alley or public property.
If any such soil, earth, sand, gravel, rock, stone or other material or liquid is caused to be deposited upon or to roll, flow or wash upon any public property in violation of §§ 96.700 and 96.710, the person responsible shall be notified and shall cause same to be removed from such property within four hours, unless a longer period is granted by the City administrator. If a violation described above results from an active residential or nonresidential development, the person responsible shall be deemed either the vehicle operator, developer or prime contractor. In the event of an immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare, notice shall be given by the most expeditious means and the material or liquid shall be removed immediately. In the event it is not so removed, the City may cause such removal and the cost of such removal by the City, or any one contracted by the City, shall be paid to the City by the person who failed to so remove the material and shall be a debt due the City, and payable within 30 days of said removal.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction, shall be subject to a fine, not to exceed $500 and costs, and/or five days imprisonment.