The most common ordinances that the Marshal cites or hears complaints of are as follows: Fireworks, Junk Cars, Parking Restrictions, Snow Removal from Sidewalks, Trash Cans, Yard Parking. Please find ordinances below on these topics or take a look at the ordinance book under the Ordinances tab.

Fireworks

§ 92.35 PERMITTED USE

(B) Consumer fireworks may be used or
discharged within the incorporated Town of Dayton,
Indiana beginning on June 29 of each year and ending
on July 9 of each year.
(C) Consumer fireworks may only be used or
discharged within the incorporated town on days
permitted in division (B) between the hours of 5:00
P.M. and 11:30 P.M., local time or two hours after
sunset, whichever is later, except that on July 4 of
each year fireworks may be used or discharged from
10:00 A.M. until 12:00 midnight, and on December
31 of each year fireworks may be used or discharged
beginning at 10:00 A.M. and continue until 1:00
A.M. on the immediately following January 1.

Junk Cars

§ 90.03 REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL

ABANDONED. When used in conjunction with
a term VEHICLE means any of the following:
(1) Any vehicle stored or allowed to remain
in the open on public premises or private premises
which does not have lawfully affixed thereto or
displayed thereon a valid, unexpired license plate
permitting its operation upon the highways in the State
of Indiana.
(2) Any vehicle which is left on public
premises continuously without being moved for a
period of five days.
(3) Any vehicle located on public premises
or private premises illegally or in such a manner as to
constitute a hazard or obstruction to the movement of
pedestrian or other vehicle traffic on a public
right-of-way, street or highway.
(4) Any vehicle which has remained on
private premises without the consent of the owner or
person in control of the premise for more than 48
hours.
(5) Any vehicle stored or allowed to remain
in the open from which there has been removed the
engine, transmission or differential or which is
otherwise partially dismantled or inoperable and left
on public premises, or, on private premises for more
than 15 days, unless the premises is in connection with
an automotive sales or repair business enterprise
which is located in a properly zoned area.
(6) Any vehicle which has been removed by
a towing service or a public agency upon request of an
officer enforcing a statue or ordinance other than this
chapter, the violation of which may require the
removal and impoundment of the motor vehicle, and
which motor vehicle once impounded is not claimed or
redeemed by the owner or his or her agent within 30
days of its removal.

Parking Restrictions

§ 75.17 PARKING PROHIBITED IN SPECIFIC
PLACES.
(A) No person shall stop, stand or park a
vehicle, except when necessary to avoid conflict with
other traffic or in compliance with the law or the
directions of a police officer or traffic control device,
in any of the following places:
(1) On a sidewalk or between sidewalk and
curb;
(2) In front of a public or private driveway;
(3) Within an intersection;
(4) Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant;
(5) On a crosswalk;
(6) Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an
intersection;
(7) Within 30 feet upon the approach to any
flashing beacon, stop sign or traffic control signal
located at the side of the roadway;
(8) Between a safety zone and the adjacent
curb or within 30 feet of points on the curb
immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless
the city traffic engineer hasindicated a different length
by signs;
(9) Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance
to any fire station and on the side of a street opposite
the entrance to any fire station within 75 feet of the
entrance, when properly sign posted;
(10) Alongside or opposite any street
excavation or obstruction where stopping, standing or
parking would obstruct traffic;
(11) On the roadway side of any vehicle
stopped or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
(12) Upon any bridge or other elevated
structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel;
(13) At any place where official signs
prohibit stopping;
(14) On the traveled portion of any roadway,
which does not have a curb or gutter, when stopping,
standing or parking would obstruct traffic; or
(15) Upon any islands which separate traffic
lanes.
(B) No person shall move a vehicle not lawfully
under the person’s control into any prohibited area or
away from a curb the distance as is unlawful.

Snow Removal from Sidewalks

§ 93.10 DUTY OF OWNER.
(A) It shall be the duty of the owner or occupant
of all property adjacent to any sidewalk within the
town to remove all snow and ice on the sidewalk
within six hours after daylight and after the snow has
ceased to fall.
(B) In addition to any penalty provided for
herein if the owner or occupant fails to remove the
snow or ice in the time set forth herein the town shall
remove the snow or ice and the cost the removal shall
be charged against the property and shall be collected
in the same manner as taxes.

Trash Cans

§ 51.03 CONTAINER OUT OF SIGHT.
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep a
garbage container, with or without garbage therein, on
the property occupied or used by the person, where
the container can be seen from the street fronting the
property, or on the right-of-way adjacent thereto for
a period of more than 24 hours following garbage
pickup.

Yard Parking

§ 75.22 YARD PARKING.
No person shall operate or park any motor
vehicle, camper, trailer of any type, all-terrain vehicle
including four-wheelers and snowmobiles, machinery,
or equipment on any portion of a lot in any residential
district other than on a drive or approved parking
area. No person shall operate or park any motor
vehicle, camper, trailer of any type, all-terrain vehicle
including four-wheelers and snowmobiles, machinery,
or equipment on any portion of a lot in any residential
district in a way requiring driving the vehicle over the
curb instead of through a curb out