The citizens of the City of Kearney take great pride in their community and encourage high property maintenance standards. If you have questions regarding code requirements or a possible violation, please click the "Report a Problem" link below, or contact the Community Development Department:
Common code enforcement issues include the following:
In 2006, the City of Kearney passed ordinance 1050-2006, prohibiting pit bulls. The ordinance allowed pit bulls already within the city to remain, provided the owner properly registered the dog.
Pit Bull Identification Checklist
The Board of Aldermen adopted the Nuisance Ordinance May 1, 2006. Click on the link below for information related to the ordinance until the Codification files have been updated.
CHAPTER 205: ANIMAL REGULATIONS
ARTICLE II. WEEDS, DEBRIS OR OTHER VEGETATION
CHAPTER 515: SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND SIMILAR FACILITIES
Unlicensed or Undrivable Vehicles
ARTICLE III. ABANDONED PROPERTY
Parking in Grass
The parking of any vehicle shall not occur on lawn areas, unpaved public rights-of-way or other unpaved locations in District "R-R", "R-1", "R-2", "R-3" and "R-4". Parking shall be limited to areas that are hard-surfaced and shall generally be located in close relationship to the garage or otherwise vehicle orientated portion of the premises so that the lawn area may be maintained in grass, trees and shrubs. Parking of trucks, in excess of one (1) ton or more, or buses in any zoning area with an "R" (residential) designation is prohibited; provided that said vehicles may be parked in conjunction with deliveries, trucks may be parked in an enclosed garage, construction trucks may be parked when construction work is actually in progress in connection with the premises, and trucks may be parked on the premises in connection with any emergency.