CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

 


ARTICLE 1. BOARD OF HEALTH.. 1

8-101.    Board of health. 1

8-102.    Duties of board of health. 1

8-103.    Health officer. 1

ARTICLE 2. HEALTH NUISANCES    ) 2

8-201.    Nuisances unlawful; defined. 2

8-202.    Public officer. 2

8-203.    Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 2

8-204.    Right of entry. 3

8-205.    Order of violation. 3

8-206.    Same; contents. 3

8-207.    Failure to comply; penalty. 4

8-208.    Abatement. 4

8-209.    Hearing. 5

8-210.    Costs assessed. 5

8-211.    Labor cost assessment. 5

8-212.    Equipment cost assessment. 5

ARTICLE 2A. ENVIRONMENTAL CODE.. 7

8-2a01.  Title. 7

8-2a02.  Legislative finding of fact. 7

8-2a03.  Purpose. 7

8-2a04.  Rules of construction. 7

8-2a05.  Definitions. 7

8-2a06.  Public officer. 8

8-2a07.  Enforcement standards. 8

8-2a08.  Unlawful acts. 9

8-2a09.  Order of violation. 9

8-2a10.  Penalty. 10

8-2a11.  Abatement. 10

8-2a12.  Hearing. 11

8-2a13.  Appeals. 11

8-2a14.  Costs assessed. 11

8-2a15.  Construction. 12

ARTICLE 3. JUNKED MOTOR VEHICLES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY   13

8-301.    Findings of governing body. 13

8-302.    Definitions. 13

8-303.    Nuisances unlawful; defined; exceptions. 13

8-304.    Public officer. 14

8-305.    Complaints; inquiry and inspection. 14

8-306.    Right of entry. 14

8-307.    Order of violation. 14

8-308.    Same; contents. 15

8-309.    Failure to comply; penalty. 15

8-310.    Abatement. 15

8-311.    Disposition of vehicle; recovery of vehicle. 16

8-312.    Hearing. 16

8-313.    Costs assessed. 16

ARTICLE 4. WEEDS. 17

8-401.    Weeds to be removed. 17

8-402.    Definitions. 17

8-403.    Public officer; notice to remove. 17

8-404.    Abatement; assessment of costs. 18

8-405.    Right of entry. 19

8-406.    Unlawful interference. 19

8-407.    Noxious weeds. 19

ARTICLE 5. MINIMUM HOUSING CODE.. 20

8-501.    Title. 20

8-502.    General. 20

8-503.    Declaration of policy. 20

8-504.    Definitions. 20

8-505.    Duty of occupant or owner of occupied or unoccupied building and its premises or vacant premises. 22

8-506.    Regulations for the use and occupancy of dwellings. 23

8-507.    Maintenance and repair; dwellings. 25

8-508.    Designation of unfit dwellings. 25

8-509.    Designation of blighted premises (residential and non­residential). 26

8-510.    Designation of blighted buildings and premises (non­residential). 26

8-511.    Inspection of buildings and structures, and premises. 27

8-512.    Notice of violations; procedures. 27

8-513.    Public officer: authority. 28

8-514.    Governing body; authority. 28

8-515.    Order to correct and/or repair, remove or demolish. 28

8-516.    Demolition by public officer; procedure and costs. 28

8-517.    Conflict of laws; effect or partial invalidity. 29

8-518.    Governing body; appeals. 29

8-519.    Right of petition. 29

ARTICLE 6. RODENT CONTROL.. 31

8-601.    Definitions. 31

8-602.    Building maintenance. 31

8-603.    Notice to rat-stop; when city to do work. 31

8-604.    Failure to comply. 31

8-605.    Replace rat-stoppage. 32

8-606.    Notice to eradicate rats. 32

8-607.    Conditions conducive to harborage of rats. 32

8-608.    Inspections. 32

ARTICLE 7. INSURANCE PROCEEDS LIEN.. 33

8-701.    Scope and application. 33

8-702.    Lien created. 33

8-703.    Same; encumbrances. 33

8-704.    Same; pro rata basis. 33

8-705.    Procedure. 33

8-706.    Fund created; deposit of moneys. 34

8-707.    Building inspector; investigation, removal of structure. 34

8-708.    Removal of structure; excess moneys. 34

8-709.    Same; disposition of funds. 35

8-710.    Effect upon insurance policies. 35

8-711.    Insurers; liability. 35