What is the law about NUISANCE

Asked 11 months ago - Burlington, IA

I' am 22 years old and my parents are having a problem with this thing that the city of Burlington Ia. call environment Nuisance. can you help me shed some light on this issue .

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  1. Erik S. Fisk

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . In Iowa, these municipal nuisances are governed by statute and ordinance. Have your parents look at Burlington's ordinances and Iowa Code Chapter 364.22 and 364.12. They should respond quickly.

    You can reach our offices directly at (515) 288-6041. The comments listed here are of a general nature and should... more
  2. Thomas O. Moens

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . This is probably concerning weeds, trash, or abandoned vehicles on their property. If they were given a notice, they need to comply by the deadline. If they do not, the city will take care of it and charge them an exorbitant amount of money.

    By the very nature of Avvo, you have only provided limited facts and no documentation, therefore, our response to... more
  3. Golnar Sargeant

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . Not without more facts. Nuisance is a broad and general concept of U.S. common law with many facets and types.

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