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From the desk of Chief Steve Scott...
Time to clean
Warmer days are here at last. Time to clean up your property!
Broken Bow city ordinances help keep our community clean by defining what constitutes a nuisance on local property.
I’d like to ask for your cooperation in keeping yards clean by following those guidelines.
Ordinances establish these things as nuisances:
vegetation - Yards and adjoining streets and alleys should be free of any growth of 12 inches or more.
Stagnant water - Property must be drained or filled to prevent stagnant water or any
other nuisance from accumulating.
– Yards should be free of litter and debris, except for ground mulch or compost piles. Litter includes trash, building
rubble, worthless vegetation, offal or dead animals.
vehicles, machines or machine parts – Yards and streets should be free of any machines or vehicles or parts
of machines or vehicles which have lost their identity or are inoperable.
Dangerous appliances - No refrigerators, iceboxes, freezers or any other dangerous appliances
should be left out in the open and accessible to children whether on private or public property.
Trees or bushes in sidewalk space or overhanging branches - No trees or shrubs shall
be planted within the sidewalk space without a written permit from the street superintendent and payment of a fee, if any,
established by the City Council. Tree branches or shrubs should be trimmed to a height of at least 8 feet above the surface
of the walk or at least 14 feet above the surface of the street.
to Abate Nuisances can be issued to those who do not maintain their property according to the standards set forth in city
ordinances. If the property is not cleaned up after written notice, the city can have the cleanup work done and the work can
be assessed against the property or the cost can be recovered in a civil action. If you have any questions or would like further
information about city nuisance codes, feel free to contact me, Chief Steve Scott, at 308-872-6424.
|City Tree Dump - End of S 13th Ave
Disposing of yard debris
Broken Bow city residents who need to dispose
of branches, grass clippings, etc., can take their debris to the City Tree Dump, which is located on the south
end of South 13th Avenue. Spring and summer hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to
12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fees are based on the size of your load.
Eye on Crime
Broken Bow Police Department actively seeks information on local crime. If you have information to share, please contact Police Chief Steve
Scott at 308-872-6424 or at email@example.com
All reports will remain anonymous.
Broken Bow ordinance requires
property owners are required to post numbered addresses on all buildings within the city limits, according to a new city
ordinance which went into effect on June 1, 2011.
The law states that the street number addresses
must be placed in public view on all residences or buildings facing any street or avenue within the city limits. The numbers
shall be no less than three inches high by two inches wide, shall be legible and shall be made of metal or some other durable
material. The colors of the numbers shall be in contrast to the background. Numbers are to be plainly visible from the street.
Any person violating this ordinance shall be fined up to $100 for each offense.
Dogs must have tags
|Miranda Dunkel with her dog, Peace
If you own
a dog within the city limits of Broken Bow, your dog needs a city dog tag.
Police Chief Steve Scott reminds Broken
Bow residents that City Ordinance requires that any owner of a dog over the age of six months within the city shall,
within 30 days after acquisition of the dog, acquire a city dog license (tag).
Dog tags are due every year by May 1, but
they are available yearround for $5 each at Broken Bow Police Department. If
you haven't gotten your tags yet, stop down and pick them up at BBPD, which is located at 116 South 11th Avenue, Broken
Bow, Nebraska. Tags for 2012 are good until May 1, 2013.
When purchasing the tags,
dog owners need to bring proof of their dog's current rabies vaccination.
In the photo at left is Miranda Dunkel with her dog, Peace.
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Eye on Crime
Broken Bow Police Department actively
seeks tips on suspects or crimes. If you have information to provide, please call 872-6424 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Permits, licenses available
Gun permits, dog tags and bicycyle licenses are all available at the
Broken Bow Police Department. For more information on licenses and permits, see Frequently Asked Questions.
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