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Obstructions of City Property or Rights-of-Way

It is a violation of city code to place an unauthorized obstruction of any nature on any city street, alley, sidewalk, or right of way.  An obstruction could include, but is not limited to, signs, junk, trash, rocks, boulders, stakes, etc.  Obstructions on streets or rights-of-way can reduce driving sight distances, impede the flow of storm water, and create a visual nuisance for citizens.

As a citizen it is my responsibility to...

Notify city employees of any obstruction to city property or rights-of-way.

It is the responsibility of the city to...

City staff will inspect the area in question, and the obstruction will be removed.  Also, notices may be issued for violation of city ordinance.

If I am interested, who do I contact...

Public Works, 1011 College St, (270) 393-3628

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