Properties subject to this division shall be kept free of weeds over 12 inches in height, overgrown brush, dead vegetation, trash, junk, debris, building materials, any accumulation of newspapers, circulars, flyers, notices (except those required by federal, state, or local law), abandoned vehicles, portable storage devices, discarded personal items including, but not limited to, furniture, clothing, large and small appliances, printed material or any other items that give the appearance that the property is abandoned. The property shall be maintained free of graffiti or similar markings by removal or painting over with an exterior grade paint that matches the color of the exterior structure. Front, side, and rear yards, including landscaping, shall be maintained in accordance with the Village's Code of Ordinances. Yard maintenance shall include, but not be limited to grass, ground covers, bushes, shrubs, hedges or similar plantings, decorative rock or bark or artificial turf/sod designed specifically for residential installation. Acceptable maintenance of yards and/or landscaping shall not include weeds over 12 inches in height, gravel, broken concrete, asphalt or similar material. Maintenance shall include, but not be limited to, watering, irrigation, cutting, and mowing of required ground cover and/or landscape and removal of all trimmings. Pools and spas shall be maintained so that the water remains free and clear of pollutants and debris. Pools and spas shall comply with all requirements of the Village Code of Ordinances and Florida Building Code, as amended from time to time. Failure of the mortgagee and/or property owner of record to properly maintain the property may result in a violation of the Village Code and issuance of a citation or notice of violation/notice of hearing by a village code compliance officer. Pursuant to a finding and determination by the village's special magistrate, the village may take the necessary action to ensure compliance with this division.