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.    Same; right of entry. 1

8-105.    Order of violation. 2

8-106.    Same; contents. 2

8-107.    Failure to comply; penalty. 3

8-108.    Abatement. 3

8-109.    Hearing. 3

8-110.    Costs assessed. 4

ARTICLE 2. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.. 5

8-201.    Title. 5

8-202.    Legislative finding of fact 5

8-203.    Purpose. 5

8-204.    Rules of construction. 5

8-205.    Definitions. 5

8-206.    Public officer 6

8-207.    Enforcement standards. 6

8-208.    Unlawful acts. 7

8-209.    Order of violation. 7

8-210.    Penalty. 8

8-211.    Abatement 8

8-212.    Hearing before governing body. 9

8-213.    Appeals. 9

8-214.    Costs assessed. 9

8-215.    Construction. 10

ARTICLE 3. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   11

8-301.    Finding of governing body. 11

8-302.    Definitions. 11

8-303.    Presumptions. 11

8-304.    Unlawful storage. 11

8-305.    Temporarily disabled vehicle. 12

8-306.    Salvage dealers; screening. 12

8-307.    Administrative procedure. 12

8-308.    Abandoned vehicles; authority to remove. 12

8-309.    Same; notice. 12

8-310.    Same; sold at auction. 13

8-311.    Same; on private property. 13

8-312.    Enforcing officer. 13

ARTICLE 4. WEEDS. 14

8-401.    Weeds to be removed. 14

8-402.    Definitions. 14

8-403.    Public officer; notice to remove. 14

8-404.    Abatement; assessment of costs. 15

8-405.    Right of entry. 16

8-406.    Unlawful interference. 16

8-407.    Noxious weeds. 16

ARTICLE 5. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 17

8-501.    Title. 17

8-502.    General. 17

8-503.    Declaration of policy. 17

8-504.    Definitions. 17

8-505.    Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 19

8-506.    Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 20

8-507.    Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 22

8-508.    Designation of unfit dwellings. 22

8-509.    Designation of blighted premises (residential and non­residential). 23

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

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

8-512.    Notice of violations; procedures. 24

8-513.    Public officer; authority. 25

8-514.    Governing body; authority. 25

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.. 27

8-601.    Definitions. 27

8-602.    Building maintenance. 27

8-603.    Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 27

8-604.    Failure to comply. 27

8-605.    Replace rat-stoppage. 28

8-606.    Notice to eradicate rats. 28

8-607.    Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 28

8-608.    Inspections. 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