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The following are hereby declared to be nuisances affecting health:
(A) Unwholesome Food: All decayed or unwholesome food offered for sale to the public.
(B) Diseased Animals: All diseased animals running at large.
(C) Stagnant Water: All ponds or pools of stagnant water.
(D) Dead Animals: Carcasses of animals not buried or destroyed within twenty four (24) hours after death.
(E) Accumulations: Accumulations of manure or rubbish.
(F) Flytight Cans And Vaults: Privy vaults and garbage cans which are not flytight.
(G) Pollution: The pollution of any public or private well or cistern, stream, lake, canal or body of water by sewage, creamery or industrial wastes or other substances.
(H) Weeds: All noxious weeds and other rank growths upon public or private property.
(I) Contagious Diseases: All public exposure of persons having a contagious disease.
(J) Public Drinking Cup: The use of a common public drinking cup or roller towel.
(K) Medicine Samples: The distribution of samples of medicine or drugs unless such samples are placed in the hands of an adult person.
(L) Other Nuisances: All other acts, omissions of acts, occupations and uses of property which are deemed by the board of health to be a nuisance to the health of the inhabitants of this city or any considerable number thereof.
(M) Smoke And Fumes: Dense smoke, noxious fumes, gas and soot or cinders in unreasonable quantities. (1962 Code)
(N) Domestic Pet Waste: It shall be unlawful for any person owning or having control or custody of any domestic pet:
1. To permit or allow the pet to defecate upon the public property of the city or upon the private property of another person without the consent of the occupant or owner of that property unless the owner or the person having control or custody of the pet immediately removes the feces and properly disposes of it;
2. To walk a pet on public property of the city or upon the private property of a person without carrying at all times a suitable container or other suitable instrument for the removal and disposal of feces; or
3. To fail to dispose of the container of the feces in a sanitary manner.
4. Enforcement to take effect July 1995. (Ord. 1508, 5-10-1994)