City Of Argonia - This will be where we put our catchy slogan from Strategic Plan
Ordinances
 
The City just finalized the process of codifying all ordinances which were done through the League of Kansas Municipalities. All the ordinances are listed below and can be downloaded by clicking the link.
 


 
Code Ordinances for City of Argonia:


CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION
Article 1. General Provisions
Article 2. Governing Body
Article 3. Officers and Employees
Article 4. Personnel Policy and Employee Benefits
Article 5. Oaths and Bonds
Article 6. Open Records
Article 7. Investment of Public Funds

CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION
Article 1. General Provisions
Article 2. Dogs
Article 3. Other Animals

CHAPTER III. BEVERAGES
Article 1. General Provisions
Article 2. Cereal Malt Beverages
Article 3. Alcoholic Liquor
Article 4. Private Clubs
Article 5. Drinking Establishments
Article 6. Caterers
Article 7. Temporary Permits
Article 8. Special Event CMB Permits
Article 9. Keg Registration

CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION
Article 1. Fire Limits
Article 2. Building Code
Article 3. Electrical Code
Article 4. Plumbing and Gas-Fitting Code
Article 5. Moving Buildings
Article 6. Dangerous and Unfit Structures

CHAPTER V. BUSINESS REGULATIONS
Article 1. General Regulations and Licenses
Article 2. Solicitors, Canvassers, Peddlers

CHAPTER VI. ELECTIONS
Article 1. City Elections

CHAPTER VII. FIRE
Article 1. Fire Department
Article 2. Fire Prevention
Article 3. Fireworks

CHAPTER . HEALTH AND WELFARE
Article 1. Board of Health (Reserved)
Article 2. Health Nuisances
Article 2A. Environmental Code
Article 3. Junked Motor Vehicles on Private Property
Article 4. Weeds
Article 5. Minimum Housing Code
Article 6. Rodent Control
Article 7. Insurance Proceeds Fund

CHAPTER IX. MUNICIPAL COURT
Article 1. General Provisions

CHAPTER X. POLICE
Article 1. Police Department
Article 2. Property in Police Custody
Article 3. Police Fees

CHAPTER XI. PUBLIC OFFENSES
Article 1. Uniform Offense Code
Article 2. Local Regulations

CHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTY
Article 1. General Regulations
Article 2. Argonia River Park

CHAPTER XIII. STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Article 1. Sidewalks
Article 2. Streets
Article 3. Trees and Shrubs
Article 4. Snow and Ice

CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC
Article 1. Standard Traffic Ordinance
Article 2. Local Traffic Regulations
Article 3. Reserved
Article 4. Hazardous Materials

CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES
Article 1. General Provisions
Article 2. Water
Article 3. Electricity (Reserved)
Article 4. Sewers
Article 5. Solid Waste
Article 6. Water Conservation

CHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNING
Article 1. City Planning Commission/
Board of Zoning Appeals
Article 2. Zoning Regulations
Article 3. Subdivision Regulations (Reserved)


Updates Ordinances
Ordinance 567 - Court Costs
Ordinance 568 - Dog & Cats
 


Dogs & Cats          
 
All dogs and cats within the corporate city limits shall be licensed.  Owners will present a proper rabies certificate showing current vaccination before a license will be issued.  If you own more than two (2) dogs there is an extra fee of $25 per dog up to four (4) dogs.  It is unlawful for the owner of any dog to permit it to run at large within the city. If your dog has gone missing please call the City offices to report it.  All captured dogs if they do not have their city tag on will be transported to Pearly Gaits Ranch in Wellington.
 
 
Mowing        
 
Grass and weeds on or about which, because of its height, has on the neighborhood are not permitted.  Any such weeds and grass shall be presumed to be blighted if they exceed 12 inches in height.  Properties in violation are subject to be mowed by the City at a cost of $100 per mowing.
 
 

 
A complete list of ordinances is here online and at the Dixon Township Library.
 
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