(a)   Every owner of, and every agent in charge of a tenement house, lodging house, tourist home, tourist cabin or bed and breakfast, or part thereof, shall cause to be kept thoroughly clean all parts of the premises not within the occupied apartments. No person shall place filth, urine, or fecal matter in any place other than that provided for the same, or keep filth, urine or fecal matter in his apartments or upon his or her premises such length of time as to create a nuisance, and every tenant shall keep his or her apartment in clean and sanitary condition. The walls of courts and shafts, unless built in a light colored brick or stone, shall be thoroughly whitewashed or painted a light color and shall be so maintained. Such whitewash or paint shall be renewed as required by the health authority.
   (b)   Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. C42-74. Passed 7-1-74; Ord. C89-05. Passed 9-19-05.)