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(A) No person shall erect, continue to use or maintain a building, structure or place for the exercise of a trade, employment or business or for keeping or feeding an animal which, by occasioning noxious exhalations or noisome or offensive smells, becomes injurious to the health, comfort or property of individuals or of the public.
(B) No person shall cause or allow offal, filth or noisome substances to be collected or remain in any place to the damage or prejudice of others or of the public.
(C) No person shall unlawfully obstruct or impede the passage of a navigable river, harbor or collection of water, or corrupt or render unwholesome or impure a watercourse, stream of water or unlawfully divert such watercourse from its natural course or state to the injury or prejudice of others.
(D) Persons who are engaged in agriculture-related activities, as “agriculture” is defined in Ohio R.C. 519.01, and who are conducting those activities outside the municipality, in accordance with generally accepted agricultural practices, and in such a manner so as not to have a substantial, adverse effect on the public health, safety or welfare, are exempt from divisions (A) and (B) above and from any ordinances, resolutions, rules or other enactments of the municipality that prohibit excessive noise.
(E) No person shall deposit or permit to be deposited any garbage, refuse matter, offal or animal carcass which may become offensive, noxious or dangerous to the public health, on his or her own premises, or any premises under his or her control, or deposit such garbage or refuse matter in any back lot, public ground, vacant lot, park, alley, street or areaway, or in any other place within the municipality, except as is otherwise provided by law.
(F) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 261-1957, passed 12-2-1957)