[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Manorhaven 9-29-1930 by Ord. No. XV. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 35.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 41.
Housing standards — See Ch. 82.
Littering — See Ch. 90.
Nuisances — See Ch. 99.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 112.
Abandoned refrigerators — See Ch. 116.
Refuse disposal — See Ch. 118.
No person or corporation shall permit or have any offensive water or other liquid or substance on his, her or its premises or grounds to the prejudice of life or health, whether for use in any trade or otherwise.
No swill, brine, urine of animals or other offensive animal matter, nor any stinking or noxious liquid or other filthy matter of any kind, shall by any person be allowed to run or fall into or upon any street or public place or be taken or put therein.
No person shall deposit or allow to run or go into or remain in any street or other public place in the Village of Manorhaven, or deposit or allow to run or go into any stream or other body of water within the territorial limits of the said village, the contents (or any part thereof) of any vault, privy, cesspool, cistern or sink; nor shall any owner, tenant or occupant of any building to which any vault, sink, privy or cesspool shall pertain or be attached permit the contents or any part thereof to flow therefrom or to rise within two feet of any part of the top thereof, or permit said contents to become offensive; nor shall any vault, privy, cistern, cesspool or sink be filled or covered with dirt until it shall have been emptied of its filthy contents.
No person shall knowingly or carelessly or negligently do or contribute to the doing of any act dangerous to the life or detrimental to the health of any human being; provided, however, that the foregoing provisions of this section shall not apply to a necessary act authorized by law; nor shall any person omit to do any reasonable and proper act or take any reasonable or proper precaution to protect human life and health.
It is hereby declared to be the duty of every owner, part owner, lessee, tenant and occupant of, or person interested in, any place, water, ground, room, stall, apartment building, erection, vehicle, matter and thing in the Village of Manorhaven, and of every person conducting or interested in business therein or thereat, and of every person who has undertaken to clean any place, ground or street in the said village, and of every person, public officer and department having charge of any ground, place, building or erection in the said village, to keep, place and preserve the same and the sewerage, drainage and ventilation thereof in such condition, and to conduct the same in such manner, that it shall not be a nuisance or be dangerous or prejudicial to life or health.
No person shall interfere with or obstruct any inspector or other duly authorized representative of the Department of Health when making the inspections or examinations required by the Board of Health or when executing its orders.
[Amended 11-9-1966; 11-20-1991 by L.L. No. 3-1991; 1-22-1997 by L.L. No. 1-1997]
Any person, association, firm or corporation which violates any provision of this chapter or assists in the violation of any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both, for conviction of a first offense; for conviction of a second offense, both of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $2,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both; and upon conviction of a third or subsequent offense, all of which were committed within a period of five years, punishable by a fine of not less than $2,000 nor more than $3,000 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both. Each week's continued violation shall constitute a separate additional violation.