Miami Twp. trash, RV and pool rules violators may face $1,000 fines

Miami Twp. residents and businesses may face stiffer guidelines – and progressive fines up to $1,000 — for future violations of rules for garbage containers, RVs and swimming pools.

Standards for those three items are among the changes the township is looking to make as part of changes to its exterior property maintenance code. Township trustees are considering a series of resolutions outlining changes for outdoor property for both residences and businesses.

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The proposal more clearly define what constitutes a swimming pool, the period of time residents can place trash containers on the front curb and how long – and often – recreational vehicles can be parked in front of a residence, according to township records.

Under the proposal, habitual offenders of the code could face fines up to $1,000, township records show.

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The township is using its limited home rule status under Ohio law to streamline its exterior property maintenance code and the penalties for violators, according to Community Development Director Chris Snyder.


The proposal was discussed Tuesday night. It may be voted on later this month.


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