CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

 


ARTICLE 1. HEALTH NUISANCES. 3

8-101. Nuisances unlawful; defined. 3

8-102. Public officer. 3

8-103. Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 3

8-104. Same; right of entry. 3

8-105. Order of violation. 4

8-106. Same; contents. 4

8-107. Failure to comply; penalty. 5

8-108. Abatement. 5

8-109. Hearing. 6

8-110. Costs assessed. 6

ARTICLE 2. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   7

8-201. Findings of governing body. 7

8-202. Definitions. 7

8-203. Nuisances unlawful; defined; exceptions. 7

8-204. Public officer. 8

8-205. Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 8

8-206. Same; right of entry. 8

8-207. Order of violation. 8

8-208. Same; contents. 9

8-209. Failure to comply; penalty. 9

8-210. Abatement. 9

8-211. Disposition of vehicle; recovery of vehicle. 10

8-212. Hearing. 10

8-213. Costs assessed. 11

ARTICLE 3. WEEDS. 12

8-301. Weeds to be removed. 12

8-302. Definitions. 12

8-303. Public officer; notice to remove. 12

8-304. Abatement; assessment of costs. 13

8-305. Right of entry. 14

8-306. Unlawful interference. 14

8-307. Noxious weeds. 14

ARTICLE 4. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE. 15

8-401. Title. 15

8-402. General. 15

8-403. Declaration of policy. 15

8-404. Definitions. 15

8-405. Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 17

8-406. Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 18

8-407. Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 20

8-408. Designation of unfit dwellings. 20

8-409. Designation of blighted premises (residential and non-residential). 21

8-410. Designation of blighted buildings and premises (non-residential). 21

8-411. Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 22

8-412. Notice of violations; procedures. 22

8-413. Public officer; authority. 23

8-414. Governing body; authority. 23

8-415. Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 23

8-416. Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 23

8-417. Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 24

8-418. Governing body; appeals. 24

8-419. Right of petition. 24

ARTICLE 5. RODENT CONTROL. 26

8-501. Definitions. 26

8-502. Building maintenance. 26

8-503. Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 26

8-504. Failure to comply. 26

8-505. Replace rat-stoppage. 27

8-506. Notice to eradicate rats. 27

8-507. Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 27

8-508. Inspections. 27

ARTICLE 6. PENALTY.. 28

8-601. Violation; penalty. 28

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS FUND.. 29

8-701. Scope and application. 29

8-702. Lien created. 29

8-703. Same; encumbrances. 29

8-704. Same; pro rata basis. 29

8-705. Procedure. 29

8-706. Fund created; deposit of moneys. 30

8-707. Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 30

8-708. Removal of structure; excess moneys. 30

8-709. Same; disposition of funds. 31

8-710. Effect upon insurance policies. 31

8-711. Insurers; liability. 31

ARTICLE 8. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE. 32

8-801. Title. 32

8-802. Legislative finding of fact. 32

8-803. Purpose. 32

8-804. Rules of construction. 32

8-805. Definitions. 32

8-806. Public officer. 33

8-807. Enforcement standards. 33

8-808. Unlawful acts. 34

8-809. Order of violation. 34

8-810. Penalty. 35

8-811. Abatement. 35

8-812. Hearing. 36

8-813. Appeals. 36

8-814. Costs assessed. 36

8-815. Construction. 37