CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

 


ARTICLE 1. HEALTH NUISANCES. 3

8-101. Nuisances unlawful; defined. 3

8-102. Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 3

8-103. Right of entry. 3

8-104. Notice. 4

8-105. Same; contents. 4

8-106. Failure to comply; penalty. 5

8-107. Abatement. 5

8-108. Hearing. 5

8-109. Costs assessed. 5

ARTICLE 2. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE. 7

8-201. Title. 7

8-202. Legislative finding of fact. 7

8-203. Purpose. 7

8-204. Rules of construction. 7

8-205. Definitions. 7

8-206. Public officer. 9

8-207. Enforcement standards. 9

8-208. Unlawful acts. 9

8-209. Notice. 10

8-210. Penalty. 10

8-211. Abatement. 10

8-212. Hearing before governing body. 11

8-213. Appeals. 11

8-214. Costs assessed. 11

8-215. Construction. 11

ARTICLE 3. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   12

8-301. Findings of governing body. 12

8-302. Definitions. 12

8-303. Nuisances unlawful; defined; exceptions. 12

8-304. Public officer. 13

8-305. Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 13

8-306. Right of entry. 13

8-307. Notice. 14

8-308. Same; contents. 14

8-309. Failure to comply; penalty. 14

8-310. Abatement. 14

8-311. Disposition of vehicle. 15

8-312. Hearing. 15

8-313. Costs assessed. 15

ARTICLE 4. WEEDS. 16

8-401. Weeds to be removed. 16

8-402. Definitions. 16

8-403. Public officer; notice to remove. 16

8-404. Abatement; assessment of costs. 17

8-405. Right of entry. 17

8-406. Unlawful interference. 17

8-407. Noxious weeds. 17

8-408. Penalty. 18

ARTICLE 5. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE. 19

8-501. Title. 19

8-502. General. 19

8-503. Declaration of policy. 19

8-504. Definitions. 19

8-505. Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 21

8-506. Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 22

8-507. Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 24

8-508. Designation of unfit dwellings. 24

8-509. Designation of blighted premises (residential and non-residential). 25

8-510. Designation of blighted buildings and premises (non-residential). 26

8-511. Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 26

8-512. Notice of violations; procedures. 26

8-513. Public officer; authority. 27

8-514. Governing body; authority. 27

8-515. Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 27

8-516. Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 28

8-517. Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 28

8-518. Governing body; appeals. 28

8-519. Right of petition. 29

ARTICLE 6. RODENT CONTROL. 30

8-601. Definitions. 30

8-602. Building maintenance. 30

8-603. Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 30

8-604. Failure to comply. 30

8-605. Replace rat-stoppage. 31

8-606. Notice to eradicate rats. 31

8-607. Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 31

8-608. Inspections. 32