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Notice of Adoption of Ordinance 5185, An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Goshen to Establish a Process to Address Chronic Disorderly Properties

Ordinance 5185, An Ordinance of the Common Council of the City of Goshen to Establish a Process to Address Chronic Disorderly Properties, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on June 10, 2024, and approved and adopted by Mayor Leichty on June 28, 2024.

Ordinance 5185 establishes a regulatory framework to address chronic unlawful and/or nuisance activity occurring at a property during a 30-day period.  Ordinance 5185 sets forth the activities that are considered Prohibited Conduct and what deems a Property to be a Disorderly Property and public nuisance.  If it is determined that sufficient and proper cause exists to deem a property a Disorderly Property and a public nuisance, the City may file an action in any court of general jurisdiction against the owner and/or occupants to enjoin the nuisance and to recover a fine.  The fine for a first violation is $2,500, and a second and each subsequent separate violation is $7,500.

Ordinance 5185 is available for inspection in its entirety during regular business hours at the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office located at 202 S. Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana.

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 5157, COLLEGE AVENUE (COUNTY ROAD 36) ANNEXATION

Ordinance 5157, College Avenue (County Road 36), was passed by the Goshen Common Council on June 26, 2023, and approved and adopted by Mayor Gina M. Leichty.  The annexation area consists of approximately 34.2 acres of real estate generally located along both the north and south sides of College Avenue (County Road 36), west of County Road 31, and east of the railroad.  Ordinance 5157 in its entirety is available for inspection during regular business hours at the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office located at 202 South Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana.

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF CITY OF GOSHEN ORDINANCE 5159

Notice is given that Ordinance 5159, Amending Ordinance Violations Bureau, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on May 15, 2023, and approved and adopted by Mayor Stutsman.  Ordinance 5159 describes and continues the operation of previously established City of Goshen Ordinance Violations Bureau; establishes the City of Goshen ordinances, Goshen City Code sections, and Elkhart County Code sections (referred to individually as a “Bureau Ordinance”) that are subject to enforcement through an admission of violation before the violations clerk; assigns an appropriate civil penalty tier to the types of violations listed in the City of Goshen Bureau Ordinances Schedule and Elkhart County Bureau Ordinances Schedule; establishes the amount of civil penalties to be imposed for each civil penalty tier; and identifies the officials, employees or agents authorized to issue citations for the violation of a Bureau Ordinance.  Ordinance 5159 is available for inspection in its entirety during regular business hours at the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office located at 202 S. Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana.

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF CITY OF GOSHEN ORDINANCE 5158

Notice is given that Ordinance 5158, Prohibiting Camping and Storage of Personal Property on Public Property, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on May 15, 2023, and approved and adopted by Mayor Stutsman.  Pursuant to Ordinance 5158, it is unlawful for any person to Camp, occupy Camp Facilities, or to place, store, or maintain Camp Facilities, Camp Equipment, or other related personal property on any property owned or controlled by the City of Goshen, except with the permission of the Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety.  The Ordinance also provides for the removal, storage, and/or disposal of Camp Facilities, Camp Equipment, and all other personal property from an unauthorized camp area by City of Goshen staff.  Ordinance 5158 is available for inspection in its entirety during regular business hours at the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office located at 202 S. Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana.

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE 5156, Revisions to Ordinance 4769, Accumulation of Materials

Ordinance 5156, Revisions to Ordinance 4769, Accumulation of Materials, was passed by the Goshen Common Council on April 17, 2023, and approved and adopted by Mayor Jeremy Stutsman.  Ordinance 5156, restates and, in part, amends Ordinance 4769 and Goshen City Code Title 6, Article 10, Chapter 1 by making it a violation for a Person to leave, place, throw, or deposit, or for a Person to cause or permit another Person to leave, place, throw, or deposit Solid Waste of any kind in, upon, or at any public recycling drop-off site designated and operated by the City, unless the Person reasonably believes that such Solid Waste is in fact a recyclable material and the Solid Waste is placed into containers provided by the City or the City’s agent for collection of recyclable materials.  All Persons depositing recyclable materials at any public recycling drop-off site designated and operated by the City shall follow all rules for use of the public facility adopted from time to time by the Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety.  Ordinance 5156 is available for inspection in its entirety during regular business hours at the Goshen Clerk-Treasurer’s Office located at 202 South Fifth Street, Goshen, Indiana.