[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown: Art. I, as Sec. 59-1 of Ch. 59 of the 1949 Code. Section 232-2 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as Sec. 59-1 of Ch. 59 of the 1949 Code]
No person shall permit or allow, in or upon premises owned or occupied by such person, any water to collect and lie stagnant in a manner which does or is likely to breed mosquito larvas.
Whenever the Health Officer shall determine that any accumulation of water wherein mosquito larvas do or are likely to breed constitutes a nuisance, he shall proceed to suppress the same in the manner prescribed in the Public Health Law of the State of New York.
[Added 12-1-1986 by L.L. No. 1-1986]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.) nor more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or imprisonment for not more than fifteen (15) days, or both. Each day of continued violation is a separate and distinct offense.