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A. Offensive Premises: Any person who shall suffer or permit any drain, sewer, yard, grounds or premises belonging to or controlled by him, as agent, tenant or otherwise, either within the city or within three (3) miles thereof, to become nauseous, foul, offensive or injurious to the public health, or unpleasant and disagreeable to adjacent residents or persons passing by, shall be deemed guilty of committing a nuisance.
B. Burial Of Human Bodies: Any person who arranges burial of or buries the body of a deceased person shall bury the body only within property designated by the city council as a cemetery. Any person who buries a dead human body in any property within the city not designated as a cemetery by the city council is guilty of committing a nuisance.
C. Manure Or Garbage Piles; Permit For Burning: Any person who throws out, piles, or deposits any waste or refuse materials within the city limits shall follow the rules and regulations prescribed by the county board of health, unless such materials are piled or deposited for immediate removal. Any person who burns any straw, hay, paper, wood, boards, boxes, manure or other substance or material in any street or alley in the city, shall obtain a permit from the county board of health. Any person who fails to abide by the rules and regulations prescribed by the county board of health or who fails to obtain a burning permit from the county board of health shall be guilty of committing a misdemeanor.
D. Offensive Substances Or Businesses:
1. Any person who conducts any business or occupation that is dangerous or hazardous to public health within three (3) miles of the city is guilty of maintaining a nuisance. Such businesses or occupations that are dangerous or hazardous to public health include businesses or occupations that:
a. Agitate or expose any lime, ashes, coal, dry sand, hair, feathers, or other substance or material that is liable to be blown by the wind in the city; or
b. Boil any offal, swill, bones, or fat in the city in ordinary cooking; or
c. Conduct the business of bone crushing, bone boiling, frying, or rendering the lard or tallow, gut cleaning, or make other products from dead animals.
2. Any person violating this subsection, upon conviction thereof, shall be deemed guilty of maintaining a public nuisance. (Ord. 8.00; amd. 2006 Code)
E. Obstructing Flow Of Water: Any person who places or deposits any dirt, soil, or other material into or upon any streets or alleys of the city in such manner, place, or quantity as to obstruct the free flow of water along the natural or established grade of said street or alley, or who refuses or neglects to remove the same within twenty four (24) hours after notice, either oral or written, by the street commissioner or city superintendent, is guilty of committing a nuisance. (Ord. 8.00; amd. Ord. 2.32; 2006 Code)
F. Killing Or Slaughtering Animals: It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to kill or slaughter any animals within the city limits or within three (3) miles thereof, or use or occupy any building for such purpose without a special permit from the city council and under such rules and regulations as the county board of health may provide.
G. Water Flowing From Premises: Any person who throws, allows, or permits any water or other liquid to run or flow from or off of any premises owned, occupied or controlled by such person, except the lawful sprinkling of lawns or streets, into or upon any sidewalk or streets or alleys or adjacent premises shall be deemed guilty of committing a nuisance. (Ord. 8.00; amd. 2006 Code)
H. Accumulation Of Junk Items And Rubbish:
1. Prohibited; Nuisance Declared: It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to allow, suffer or permit the accumulation of old discarded automobile bodies, old discarded furniture, old discarded appliances, old lumber, old paper, and other rubbish upon any property owned, occupied or controlled by such person or corporation within the city limits, and accumulation of materials and rubbish above named shall be deemed a nuisance. (Ord. 8.32)
2. Penalty; Abatement By City: Any person who refuses or fails to remove all nuisance materials and remedy any nuisances within thirty (30) days of receiving notice as provided in section 5-1-3 of this chapter from any property owned, occupied, or controlled by him shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in section 5-1-7 of this chapter. As an additional and concurrent remedy, the city may remove the nuisance materials and assess the cost of such removal against the property, to be added to the next annual assessment roll and paid as other taxes and assessments. (Ord. 8.32; amd. 2006 Code)