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. 3

8-108.    Abatement. 3

8-109.    Hearing. 3

8-110.    Costs assessed. 4

8-111.    Removal in certain cases. 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.    Beautification committee. 7

8-207.    Prescribed standards. 7

8-208.    Notice. 10

8-209.    Penalty. 10

8-210.    Abatement; costs. 11

8-211.    Appeals. 11

8-212.    Construction. 11

ARTICLE 3. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   12

8-301.    Findings of governing body. 12

8-302.    Definitions. 12

8-303.    Parking and storage of vehicles. 13

8-304.    Violations and penalties thereof. 14

ARTICLE 4. WEEDS. 15

8-401.    Weeds to be removed. 15

8-402.    Definitions. 15

8-403.    Public officer; notice to remove. 15

8-404.    Abatement; assessment of costs. 16

8-405.    Right-of-entry. 16

8-406.    Unlawful interference. 16

8-407.    Noxious weeds. 16

ARTICLE 5. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 18

8-501.    Title. 18

8-502.    General. 18

8-503.    Declaration of policy. 18

8-504.    Definitions. 18

8-505.    Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 20

8-506.    Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 21

8-507.    Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 23

8-508.    Designation of unfit dwellings. 23

8-509.    Designation of blighted premises (residential and non­residential). 24

8-510.    Designation of blighted buildings and premises (non­residential). 24

8-511.    Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 25

8-512.    Notice of violations; procedures. 25

8-513.    Public officer; authority. 26

8-514.    Governing body; authority. 26

8-515.    Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 26

8-516.    Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 26

8-517.    Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 27

8-518.    Governing body; appeals. 27

8-519.    Right of petition. 27

ARTICLE 6. RODENT CONTROL.. 29

8-601.    Definitions. 29

8-602.    Building maintenance. 29

8-603.    Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 29

8-604.    Failure to comply. 29

8-605.    Replace rat-stoppage. 30

8-606.    Notice to eradicate rats. 30

8-607.    Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 30

8-608.    Inspections. 30

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS LIEN.. 31

8-701.    Scope and application. 31

8-702.    Lien created. 31

8-703.    Same; encumbrances. 31

8-704.    Same; pro rata basis. 31

8-705.    Procedure. 31

8-706.    Fund created; deposit of moneys. 32

8-707.    Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 32

8-708.    Removal of structure; excess moneys. 32

8-709.    Same; disposition of funds. 33

8-710.    Effect upon insurance policies. 33

8-711.    Insurers; liability. 33

ARTICLE 8. EMERGENCY ACTIONS -- RECOVERY OF EXPENSES  34

8-801.    Definitions. 34

8-802.    Strict liability. 35

8-803.    Recovery of expenses. 35

8-804.    State, federal laws. 35

ARTICLE 9. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  36

8-901.    Purpose. 36

8-902.    Definitions. 36

8-903.    Enforcing officer; duties. 36

8-904.    Procedure; petition. 36

8-905.    Same; notice. 37

8-906.    Same; publication. 37

8-907.    Same; hearing, order. 37

8-908.    Duty of owner. 37

8-909.    Same; failure to comply. 37

8-910.    Same; make site safe. 37

8-911.    Assessment of costs. 38

8-912.    Immediate hazard. 38

8-913.    Appeals from order. 38

8-914.    Scope of article. 38