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. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   5

8-201. Findings of governing body. 5

8-202. Definitions. 5

8-203. Nuisances unlawful; defined; exceptions. 5

8-204. Public officer. 6

8-205. Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 6

8-206. Same; right of entry. 6

8-207. Order of violation. 6

8-208. Same; contents. 7

8-209. Failure to comply; penalty. 7

8-210. Abatement. 7

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

8-212. Hearing. 8

8-213. Costs assessed. 8

ARTICLE 3. WEEDS. 10

8-301. Weeds to be removed. 10

8-302. Definitions. 10

8-303. Public officer; notice to remove. 10

8-304. Abatement; assessment of costs. 11

8-305. Right of entry. 11

8-306. Unlawful interference. 12

8-307. Noxious weeds. 12

ARTICLE 4. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 13

8-401. Title. 13

8-402. General. 13

8-403. Declaration of policy. 13

8-404. Definitions. 13

8-405. Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 15

8-406. Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 16

8-407. Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 18

8-408. Designation of unfit dwellings. 18

8-409. Designation of blighted premises (residential and non-residential). 19

8-410. Designation of blighted buildings and premises (non-residential). 19

8-411. Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 20

8-412. Notice of violations; procedures. 20

8-413. Public officer; authority. 21

8-414. Governing body; authority. 21

8-415. Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 21

8-416. Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 21

8-417. Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 22

8-418. Governing body; appeals. 22

8-419. Right of petition. 22

ARTICLE 5. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  24

8-501. Purpose. 24

8-502. Definitions. 24

8-503. Enforcing officer; duties. 24

8-504. Procedure; petition. 24

8-505. Same; notice. 25

8-506. Same; publication. 25

8-507. Same; hearing, order. 25

8-508. Duty of owner. 25

8-509. Same; failure to comply. 25

8-510. Same; make site safe. 25

8-511. Assessment of costs. 26

8-512. Immediate hazard. 26

8-513. Appeals from order. 26

8-514. Scope of article. 27

ARTICLE 6. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.. 28

8-601. Title. 28

8-602. Legislative finding of fact. 28

8-603. Purpose. 28

8-604. Rules of construction. 28

8-605. Definitions. 28

8-606. Public officer. 29

8-607. Enforcement standards. 29

8-608. Unlawful acts. 30

8-609. Order of violation. 30

8-610. Penalty. 31

8-611. Abatement. 31

8-612. Hearing. 32

8-613. Appeals. 32

8-614. Costs assessed. 32

8-615. Construction. 33

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS LIEN.. 34

8-701. Scope and application. 34

8-702. Lien created. 34

8-703. Same; encumbrances. 34

8-704. Same; pro rata basis. 34

8-705. Procedure. 34

8-706. Fund created; deposit of moneys. 35

8-707. Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 35

8-708. Removal of structure; excess moneys. 35

8-709. Same; disposition of funds. 36

8-710. Effect upon insurance policies. 36

8-711. Insurers; liability. 36