Jerome Town Code

JEROME TOWN CODE

Each Chapter of our Town Code may be viewed and downloaded individually by clicking on the Chapter title below. 

This online Code includes all ordinances adopted through September 2019. 

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CHAPTER 1       GENERAL

1-1       How Code Designated and Cited

1-2       Construction of Ordinances

1-3       Definitions

1-4       Reference to Chapters, Articles, or Sections; Conflicting Provisions

1-5       Section Headings

1-6       Effect of Repeal

1-7       Severability of Parts of Code

1-8       Penalty

1-9       Repeal of Existing Ordinances

1-10     Effective Date of Code

1-11     Elections, Sample Ballots, and Informational/Publicity Pamphlets

1-12     Initiative and Referendum; Number of Signatures; Method of Calculation

1-13     Scrivener and Formatting Errors

 

CHAPTER 2       MAYOR AND COUNCIL

2-1       Council

2-2       Mayor

2-3       Council Election

2-4       Council Procedure

2-5       Ordinances, Resolutions and Contracts

 

CHAPTER 3       ADMINISTRATION

3-1       Officers in General

3-2       Officers

3-3       Purchasing System

 

CHAPTER 4       POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS

4-1       Police Department

4-2       Fire Department

4-3       Adoption of the Uniform Fire Prevention Code

 

CHAPTER 5       MAGISTRATE

5-1       Magistrate Court Established; Jurisdiction

5-2       Presiding Officer

5-3       Proceedings of Court

5-4       Court Fees

 

CHAPTER 6       ANIMALS

6-1       Rules and Regulations

6-2       Impounding Generally

6-3       Dogs

6-4       Confinement of Animals in Motor Vehicles

6-5       Commercial Use of Animals and Animal-Drawn Conveyances and Tours

 

CHAPTER 7       BUILDING AND SAFETY CODES

7-1       Building Code

7-2       Plumbing Code

7-3       Electrical Code

7-4       Mechanical Code

7-5       RESERVED

7-6       Fuel Gas Code

7-7       Property Maintenance Code

7-8       Grading Ordinance

7-9       International Fire Code

7-10     Fee Schedule

7-11     Building Official

7-12     Fire District

7-13     Abatement of Public Nuisances

7-14     Americans and Arizonans with Disabilities Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities  

7-15     Encroachment Permits for Public Rights-Of-Way

 

CHAPTER 8       BUSINESS

8-1       Peddlers

8-2       Transaction Privilege Tax

8-3       Business License Tax

8-4       Sexually Oriented Business Code

8-5       Tour Business Code

8-6       Mobile Food Vendors

 

CHAPTER 9       HEALTH AND SANITATION

9-1       Garbage and Trash Collection

9-2       Preparation of Refuse for Collection

9-3       Other Methods of Garbage and Trash Removal

9-4       Removal of Litter

 

CHAPTER 10      OFFENSES AND REGULATIONS

10-1     Offenses

10-2     Fireworks

 

CHAPTER 11      SEWER

11-1     Definitions

11-2     Application for Sewer Service

11-3     Department and Consumer Responsibilities

11-4     Use of Public Sewers

11-5     Rates

 

CHAPTER 12      JEROME TRAFFIC CODE

12-1     Traffic Control

12-2     Residential Parking

12-3     Pay to Park

 

CHAPTER 13      WATER

13-1     Water System Administration

13-2     Application for Service and Discontinuance of Service

13-3     Deposit

13-4     Discontinuance of Service

13-5     Rates and Bills

13-6     Consumer Responsibilities

13-7     Liability

13-8     Regulations Part of Contract

13-9     Drought and Water Shortage Preparedness Plan

 

CHAPTER 14      STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

14-1     Repair and Maintenance of Existing Sidewalks

14-2     Construction of New Sidewalks

14-3     Damaging Sidewalks

14-4     Work in Town Rights-of-Ways

 

CHAPTER 15     FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION

15-1     Delegation of Responsibility

15-2     Flood Insurance Study

15-3     Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

15-4     Providing for Penalties

 

CHAPTER 16     VINEYARDS

16-1     Definitions

16-2     Parcels; Irrigated Areas Not to Exceed One-Half Acre

16-3     Water Meters; Application for Water Service; Hookup Fees

16-4      Water Restrictions; Irrigation

16-5     Conditional Use Permit Required

16-6     Organic Methods Encouraged; Right of Town to place restrictions

16-7      Vineyards Located Outside of Town Limits

 

CHAPTER 17     CIVIL UNIONS

17-1     Purpose

17-2     Definitions

17-3     Requirements for a Valid Civil Union; Filing Fee

17-4     Responsibilities and Benefits of Parties to a Civil Union

17-5     Modification of Terms; Termination of Designation

17-6     Formalization; Right of Nonparticipation

17-7     Public Records

 

CHAPTER 18     ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE TOWN CODE
                           AND ZONING ORDINANCE

18-1     General Provisions

18-2     Criminal Citation

18-3     Civil Citation

18-4     Notice and Citation Procedure

18-5     Inspection Warrant

Contact Info

Candace B. Gallagher, CMC
Town Manager/Clerk
928-634-7943
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