CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

 


ARTICLE 1. HEALTH NUISANCES. 1

8-101.    Nuisances unlawful; defined. 1

8-102.    Public officer. 1

8-103.    Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 1

8-104.    Right of entry. 2

8-105.    Notice. 2

8-106.    Same; contents. 2

8-107.    Failure to comply; penalty. 2

8-108.    Abatement. 2

8-109.    Hearing. 3

8-110.    Costs assessed. 3

ARTICLE 2. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.. 4

8-201.    Title. 4

8-202.    Legislative finding of fact. 4

8-203.    Purpose. 4

8-204.    Rules of construction. 4

8-205.    Definitions. 4

8-206.    Public officer. 5

8-207.    Enforcement standards. 5

8-208.    Unlawful acts. 6

8-209.    Notice. 6

8-210.    Penalty. 7

8-211.    Abatement. 7

8-212.    Hearing before governing body. 7

8-213.    Appeals. 8

8-214.    Costs assessed. 8

8-215.    Construction. 8

ARTICLE 3. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   9

8-301.    Findings of governing body. 9

8-302.    Definitions. 9

8-303.    Nuisances unlawful; defined; exceptions. 9

8-304.    Public officer. 10

8-305.    Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 10

8-306.    Right of entry. 10

8-307.    Notice. 10

8-308.    Same; contents. 10

8-309.    Failure to comply; penalty. 11

8-310.    Abatement. 11

8-311.    Disposition of vehicle. 11

8-312.    Hearing. 11

8-313.    Costs assessed. 12

ARTICLE 4. WEEDS. 13

8-401.    Weeds to be removed. 13

8-402.    Definitions. 13

8-403.    Public officer; notice to remove. 13

8-404.    Abatement; assessment of costs. 14

8-405.    Right of entry. 14

8-406.    Unlawful interference. 15

8-407.    Noxious weeds. 15

ARTICLE 5. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 16

8-501.    Title. 16

8-502.    General. 16

8-503.    Declaration of Policy. 16

8-504.    Definitions. 16

8-505.    Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 18

8-506.    Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 19

8-507.    Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 21

8-508.    Designation of unfit or dangerous buildings. 21

8-509.    Designation of unsafe or dangerous blighted premises (residential and nonresidential). 22

8-510.    Designation of dangerous or blighted buildings and premises (nonresidential). 23

8-511.    Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 23

8-512.    Notice of violations; procedures. 23

8-513.    Public officer; authority. 24

8-514.    Governing body; authority. 24

8-515.    Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 25

8-516.    Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 25

8-517.    Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 26

8-518.    Governing body; appeals. 26

8-519.    Right of petition. 26

ARTICLE 6. RODENT CONTROL.. 28

8-601.    Definitions. 28

8-602.    Building maintenance. 28

8-603.    Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 28

8-604.    Failure to comply. 28

8-605.    Replace rat-stoppage. 29

8-606.    Notice to eradicate rats. 29

8-607.    Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 29

8-608.    Inspections. 29

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS FUND.. 30

8-701.    Scope and application. 30

8-702.    Lien created. 30

8-703.    Same; encumbrances. 30

8-704.    Same; pro rata basis. 30

8-705.    Procedure. 30

8-706.    Fund created; deposit of moneys. 31

8-707.    Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 31

8-708.    Removal of structure; excess moneys. 31

8-709.    Same; disposition of funds. 32

8-710.    Effect upon insurance policies. 32

8-711.    Insurers; liability. 32