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. 9

8-208. Same; contents. 9

8-209. Failure to comply; penalty. 9

8-210. Abatement. 10

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

8-212. Hearing. 11

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. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  26

8-501. Purpose. 26

8-502. Definitions. 26

8-503. Enforcing officer; duties. 26

8-504. Procedure; petition. 26

8-505. Same; notice. 27

8-506. Same; publication. 27

8-507. Same; hearing, order. 27

8-508. Duty of owner. 27

8-509. Same; failure to comply. 27

8-510. Same; make site safe. 27

8-511. Assessment of costs. 28

8-512. Immediate hazard. 28

8-513. Appeals from order. 28

8-514. Scope of article. 29

ARTICLE 6. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE. 30

8-601. Title. 30

8-602. Legislative finding of fact. 30

8-603. Purpose. 30

8-604. Rules of construction. 30

8-605. Definitions. 30

8-606. Public officer. 31

8-607. Enforcement standards. 31

8-608. Unlawful acts. 32

8-609. Order of violation. 32

8-610. Penalty. 33

8-611. Abatement. 33

8-612. Hearing. 34

8-613. Appeals. 34

8-614. Costs assessed. 34

8-615. Construction. 35

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS FUND.. 36

8-701. Scope and application. 36

8-702. Lien created. 36

8-703. Same; encumbrances. 36

8-704. Same; pro rata basis. 36

8-705. Procedure. 36

8-706. Fund created; deposit of moneys. 37

8-707. Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 37

8-708. Removal of structure; excess moneys. 37

8-709. Same; disposition of funds. 38

8-710. Effect upon insurance policies. 38

8-711. Insurers; liability. 38

ARTICLE 8. TREES AND SHRUBBERY.. 39

8-801. Tree branches; trimming. 39

8-802. Removal of dead trees in parkings. 39

8-803. Notice to owners and occupants. 39

8-804. Tree limbs. 39

8-805. Trimming of hedges. 39

8-806. Evidence of insects or plant disease; notice. 39

8-807. Fruit trees. 40