The City Council strives to make the City of Plainview a pleasant and beautiful place to work and live. The council has enacted a nuisance ordinance that addresses a variety of issues.
Frequently Encountered Nuisances
The following are some of the more frequently encountered nuisances within the City of Plainview, but the list is not all-inclusive.
Inoperable (junked) vehicles - This is defined as an inoperative vehicle that does not have lawfully affixed to it either an unexpired license plate or a valid motor vehicle safety inspection certificate; that is wrecked, dismantled, or discarded; or that remains inoperable for a continuous period of more than 45 days.
Noxious weeds - This also includes other rank vegetation.
Accumulation of rubbish - This includes trash, refuse, junk, lumber, and other abandoned materials.
Any condition that provides harborage for rats, mice, snakes, and other vermin
Any building or other structure that is in such a dilapidated condition that it is unfit for human habitation, or kept in such an unsanitary condition that it is a menace to the health of people residing in the vicinity thereof, or presents a more than ordinarily dangerous fire hazard in the vicinity where it is located.