October 17, 2013 Emailed Complaint To Code Enforcement About The Rental Owner Of The Commercial Dumpster Running A "Handyman" Business Out Of His Rental House. Day 31.

From:   Bev Beaufait <bbeaufa@beaufait.com>   

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 To:  Council, City <CityCouncil@LouisvilleCO.gov>
 Cc:  Bruce Goodman <bruceg@louisvilleco.gov>
 Date:  Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:35 am
 Subject:  Day 31 District Categories "Handyman" Illegal Business
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Day 31.  The "Handyman" business is still being illegally operated out of 409 W. Sycamore Court.
Just because the "dumpster with customer garbage stored in it" is gone for now, doesn't mean that this renter is not continuing his business with the "Handyman" truck.
The"Handyman" truck comes at all hours of the day including weekends.
I have taken a few pics off and on, since mid September.  I have even complained of this "Handyman" truck doing business in our neighborhood, before.
This is just a repeat of the Mr. Rooter business that still has trucks stop by his rental house to get supplies during the day. 
City Council and Code Enforcement has no control over these illegal businesses in a residential neighborhood, which is against District Categories.
The dumpster left last night with much noise to upset the neighborhood.
Thanks so very much for making these renters running an illegal business out of our residential neighborhood causing an uproar late at night.
However, I am sure the dumpster will be back later on today.
I will be sure to take a pic and send it to you folks, if that happens.

From our Municode 

Sec. 17.12.010. District categories.permanent link to this
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4.  Residential low density R-L. The residential low density R-L district is comprised of typical urban density single-family residential areas.


   7.  Commercial neighborhood C-N. The commercial neighborhood C-N district is comprised of areas to accommodate mixed residential and commercial uses. Uses in this district shall be strictly reviewed to ensure compatibility.


Commercial community C-C. The commercial community C-C is a district comprised of areas to provide for a restricted range of retail sales and services including opportunities for a limited variety of comparative shoppers' goods.


Commercial business C-B. The commercial business C-B is a district comprised of areas to provide for a full range of retail sales and services including opportunities for a complete variety of comparative shoppers' goods.



 Our neighborhood is number 4.  ONLY!!!!

 Our neighborhood is not numbers 7 -9.

City Council allows Code Enforcement to break our residential laws for favoritism.  It is also against our ethics code for public servants...you folks.
Here are the pics from today for my proofs.  Updates will come daily until this is cleared up.
Bev Beaufait

Sec. 9.04.050. Disobeying a lawful order.permanent
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It is unlawful for any person to knowingly disobey the lawful order of any police officer, firefighter, or emergency personnel giving incident to the discharge of the official duties of such police officer or firefighter.

(Code 1977, § 9.04.050; Ord. No. 748-1981, § 4)


Sec. 10.20.040. Oversized commercial vehicles.permanent
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An oversized commercial vehicle, defined as any vehicle registered, licensed or used for commercial purposes or displaying advertisements for commercial enterprise and exceeding 18 feet in length, 18 feet in combined length for vehicles with trailers, or eight feet in height, or 8,000 pounds in weight by the G.V.W. rating indicated on vehicle, loaded or unloaded, shall be prohibited from all zoning districts except with the following exceptions: I-Industrial.


Oversized commercial vehicles incidental to a commercial enterprise shall be permitted on the premises of such commercial enterprise in C-C, C-B, C-N, zoning.


Loading or unloading of moving vans or similar type vehicles used for moving of personal goods for a period of 24 hours or less.


Temporary parking for pickup and delivery purposes for a period of four hours or less.


Construction equipment and/or machinery employed in any public works project in the city parked at the site of and for the duration of such construction.

(Code 1977, § 10.20.040; Ord. No. 748-1981, § 5)

Sec. 17.20.160. Motor vehicle parking limitations.permanent
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B.  On residential lots, no more than two motor vehicles may be parked on any area of the lot other than within a fully enclosed structure or on the paved driveway which is intended for parking or access to the garage or carport. A motor vehicle which is parked or stored on an improved surface adjacent to a paved driveway, or in a rear yard, a side yard, or a side yard adjacent to the street shall be counted towards the limit of two such vehicles. No more than one such motor vehicle may be an inoperable vehicle as defined in section 8.16.040.D.1 of this Code.

Sec. 17.20.100. - Parking spaces not to be used for storage or advertising. Required parking spaces shall be available for the parking of operable passenger automobiles of residents, customers, patrons, and employees only, and shall not be used for the storage of vehicles or materials or for the parking of trucks used in conducting the business or use, or for the purpose of advertising.(Code 1977, § 17.20.100; Ord. No. 715-1981, § 15) 

This is from our Ethics Code

"Open Government & Ethics Pamphlet 2013
Other Ethics Rules of Interest 
Page 7

It also prohibits acts of advantage or favoritism and, in that regard, prohibits special considerations, use of employee time for personal or private 
reasons, and use of City vehicles or equipment, except in same manner as available to any other person (or in manner that will substantially benefit City)."

"Last night we heard from the owners of the truck.  It belongs to a couple who recently moved to Louisville and who just purchased the vehicle.  The husband and wife are a little distressed about why the selective enforcement against them.  Commander Kingston will speak with them and convey our assurances that this is all quite routine and innocent. "

This quote is from a May 25, 2012 e-mail to me from Bruce Goodman, Police Chief.  He knows the rules.  He applies them when he wants.  He is a bully.  He does not do his job that he is paid to do.  He should be fired on the spot.  If he did his job correctly, the first time he contacted the owners, he would not be  backed into a corner to save face.  Now, he will not do his job, just to try to prove he is correct, when he is so very wrong.