For purposes of this chapter "owner" shall be defined as the last interest holder of record and shall include each and every person, partnership, corporation or other legal entity who or which has any ownership interest, whether legal or equitable, in all or in any part of premises containing or constituting a public nuisance as defined in this chapter, whether such interest be acquired by deed, land contract, succession inheritance, assignment, adverse possession, or otherwise. Each and all such owners shall be jointly and severally liable both civilly and criminally hereunder.
(Ord. 108B. Passed 11-7-77.)