5-1-14: ABATEMENT PROCEDURE:
In addition to or in place of proceeding under section 5-1-13 of this chapter against any person who is believed to have violated or to be violating any of the provisions of this chapter, the town council may direct the town attorney to bring an action in the municipal court for the town to abate and restrain any nuisance set forth in sections 5-1-2 through 5-1-11 of this chapter within the town; provided, that any action to abate and restrain any such nuisance shall operate as a bar to any subsequent proceedings under section 5-1-13 of this chapter for the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter where the violation occurred prior to the action to abate or restrain the nuisance, and no testimony given by the defendant at any hearing in an action to abate or restrain the nuisance shall be admissible against such person in any proceeding under section 5-1-13 of this chapter instituted for any violation of the provisions of this chapter occurring subsequent to the hearing. (Ord. 4(2009) § 1)