CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

 


ARTICLE 1. HEALTH NUISANCES. 1

8-101.    Nuisances unlawful; defined. 1

8-102.    Complaints: inquiry and inspection. 1

8-103.    Right of entry. 1

8-104.    Notice. 2

8-105.    Same; contents. 2

8-106.    Failure to comply; penalty. 2

8-107.    Abatement. 2

8-108.    Hearing. 3

8-109.    Costs assessed. 3

ARTICLE 2. JUNKED, ABANDONED VEHICLES  4

8-201.    Finding of governing body. 4

8-202.    Definitions. 4

8-203.    Presumptions. 4

8-204.    Unlawful storage. 4

8-205.    Temporarily disabled vehicle. 5

8-206.    Salvage dealers; screening. 5

8-207.    Administrative procedure. 5

8-208.    Abandoned vehicles; authority to remove. 5

8-209.    Same; notice. 5

8-210.    Same; sold at auction. 6

8-211.    Same; on private property. 6

8-212.    Enforcing officer. 6

ARTICLE 3. WEEDS. 7

8-301.    Weeds to be removed. 7

8-302.    Definitions. 7

8-303.    Public officer, notice to remove. 7

8-304.    Abatement; assessment of costs. 8

8-305.    Right of entry. 8

8-306.    Unlawful interference. 8

8-307.    Noxious weeds. 8

ARTICLE 4. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 10

8-401.    Minimum housing code. 10

8-402.    General. 10

8-403.    Declaration of policy. 10

8-404.    Definitions. 10

8-405.    Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 12

8-406.    Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 13

8-407.    Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 15

8-408.    Designation of unfit dwellings. 15

8-409.    Designation of blighted premises-residential and nonresidential 16

8-410.    Designation of blighted buildings and premises (nonresidential). 16

8-411.    Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 16

8-412.    Notice of violations; procedures. 17

8-413.    Public officer: authority. 17

8-414.    Governing body; authority. 17

8-415.    Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 18

8-416.    Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 18

8-417.    Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 18

8-418.    Governing body; appeals. 19

8-419.    Right of petition. 19

ARTICLE 5. RODENT CONTROL.. 20

8-501. Definitions. 20

8-502.    Building maintenance. 20

8-503.    Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 20

8-504.    Failure to comply. 20

8-505.    Replace rat-stoppage. 21

8-506.    Notice to eradicate rats. 21

8-507.    Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 21

8-508.    Inspections. 21

ARTICLE 6. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.. 22

8-601.    Title. 22

8-602.    Legislative finding of fact. 22

8-603.    Purpose. 22

8-604.    Rules of construction. 22

8-605.    Definitions. 22

8-606.    Public officer. 23

8-607.    Enforcement standards. 23

8-608.    Unlawful acts. 24

8-609.    Notice. 24

8-610.    Penalty. 25

8-611.    Abatement. 25

8-612.    Hearing before governing body. 25

8-613.    Appeals. 26

8-614.    Costs assessed. 26

8-615.    Construction. 26

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS LIEN.. 27

8-701.    Scope and application. 27

8-702.    Lien created. 27

8-703.    Same; encumbrances. 27

8-704.    Same; pro rata basis. 27

8-705.    Procedure. 27

8-706.    Fund created; deposit of moneys. 28

8-707.    Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 28

8-708.    Removal of structure; excess moneys. 28

8-709.    Same; disposition of funds. 29

8-710.    Effect upon insurance policies. 29

8-711.    Insurers; liability. 29