§ 5.34.040. Public nuisance declared—Abatement of nuisance  


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  • Any violation of this chapter shall be regarded as a public nuisance and in addition to the remedy of prosecution provided in Section 5.34.030, the superintendent of central inspection is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to abate or suppress any such nuisance.

    (1) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this section, the superintendent of central inspection is hereby authorized to enter into or upon any premises occupied by a borrow pit, sand pit or gravel pit, for the purpose of making an examination and to determine whether or not a nuisance exists.

    (2) If, upon investigation, the superintendent of central inspection determines that a nuisance does exist, he shall, after giving proper notice as provided in Section 5.34.050 of this chapter, proceed to cause the nuisance to be abated or suppressed in order that the site comply with the requirements of Section 5.34.020 of this chapter, and to tax the costs thereof against the lot or tract of ground upon which the nuisance is located and maintained as provided by law.

(Ord. No. 28-743 § 2; prior Ord. No. 27-273 § 4)