It is the duty of any person, owner, lessee, agent of the owner or lessee, or person having the charge and control of any premises in this city on which there is located any water closet, privy, stable, cow shed or stock pen or lot, or other place where refuse shall accumulate, to clean the same and to remove any excrement, filth, manure, decayed, foul, or offensive matter therefrom, and failure to do so shall constitute a misdemeanor.
(`83 Code, § 8-113)  Penalty, see § 10.99