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No person, firm or corporation, including but not limited to any department, board or commission of the City and County, shall have or permit upon any public sidewalk, public stairway or other right-of-way for public pedestrian travel that abuts property owned or occupied such person, firm, or corporation, any nuisance detrimental to health or any accumulation of filth, garbage, decaying animal or vegetable matter, waste paper, hay, grass, straw, weeds, vegetation overgrowth, litter, trash, cigarette or cigar butts, unsanitary debris, waste material, animal or human excrement, or stains, marks or grime caused by oil and other wastes absorbed or compressed into the surface, or any other matter that constitutes a threat to public health and safety. For purposes of this Section, the owner and/or the occupant of the premises or unit nearest the public sidewalk, public stairway or other pedestrian right-of-way shall be held liable for the cleanliness of said public sidewalk, public stairway, or other pedestrian right-of-way that abuts the building.
(Added by Ord. 75-86, App. 3/14/86; amended by Ord. 389-94, App. 11/18/94; Ord. 227-99, File No. 990822, App. 8/13/99)