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  *82.1027.  Definitions. — As used in sections 82.1027 to 82.1030, the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Code or ordinance violation", a violation under the provisions of a municipal code or ordinance of any home rule city with more than four hundred thousand inhabitants and located in more than one county, or any city not within a county, which regulates fire prevention, animal control, noise control, property maintenance, building construction, health, safety, neighborhood detriment, sanitation, or nuisances;

  (2)  "Neighborhood organization", a Missouri not-for-profit corporation whose articles of incorporation or bylaws specify that one of the purposes for which the corporation is organized is the preservation and protection of residential and community property values in a neighborhood or neighborhoods with geographic boundaries that conform to the boundaries of not more than two adjoining neighborhoods recognized by the planning division of the city or county in which the neighborhood or neighborhoods are located provided that the corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws provide that:

  (a)  The corporation has members;

  (b)  Membership shall be open to all persons who own residential real estate or who reside in the neighborhood or neighborhoods described in the corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws subject to reasonable restrictions on membership to protect the integrity of the organization; however, membership may not be conditioned upon payment of monetary consideration in excess of twenty-five dollars per year; and

  (c)  Only members who own residential real estate or who reside in the neighborhood or neighborhoods described in the corporation's articles of incorporation or bylaws may elect directors or serve as a director;

  (3)  "Nuisance", within the boundaries of the neighborhood or neighborhoods described in the articles of incorporation or bylaws of the neighborhood organization, an act or condition knowingly created, performed, maintained, or permitted to exist on private property that constitutes a code or ordinance violation and that significantly affects the other residents of the neighborhood; and:

  (a)  Diminishes the value of the neighboring property; or

  (b)  Is injurious to the public health, safety, security, or welfare of neighboring residents or businesses; or

  (c)  Impairs the reasonable use or peaceful enjoyment of other property in the neighborhood.


(L. 2005 H.B. 58 § 82.301, A.L. 2014 S.B. 731)

*Effective 10-10-14, see § 21.250.  S.B. 731 was vetoed July 7, 2014. The veto was overridden on September 10, 2014.

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