As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PUBLIC OR COMMON NUISANCE
- A nuisance which is set up, maintained or continued so as to be injurious to the health or an obstruction to property by interfering with the repose, health, safety or life of any person or considerable number of persons; whatever is dangerous to human life or health; whatever renders the air, food or water or other drink unwholesome; whatever cellar, building or part thereof is unsafe, unsanitary, overcrowded or not provided with adequate means of ingress or egress, or is not sufficiently ventilated, sewered, drained, cleaned, lighted or supported either by its own construction or connection. Such nuisance is declared to be a public or common nuisance and is prohibited.
[Amended 6-25-1975 by Ord. No. 2304]
Any dwelling, business place, manufacturing establishment, storeroom, warehouse, or any building used or occupied as a dwelling or for business purposes, wherein conditions are found to be dangerous or detrimental to the health of the occupants or employees therein or to the public, shall be declared insanitary and unfit for habitation or business purposes.
[Amended 8-25-2004 by Ord. No. 4553]
Maintaining or causing to be maintained, upon any unenclosed porch or exterior attachment, furniture other than furniture designed for exterior use which is commonly intended for use inside a dwelling, including but not limited to upholstered sofas, chairs, davenports, beds, divans and the like, shall constitute a nuisance.