Chapter 11.25


11.25.010    Nuisance declaration.

11.25.020    Abatement.

11.25.030    Violations.

11.25.010 Nuisance declaration.

It shall be unlawful for any person, company, or corporation to allow any building owned or controlled by them to become so dilapidated or out of repair through misuse, neglect, or decay as to be dangerous or untenantable, or constitute a fire menace to neighboring buildings and such building is hereby declared to be a public nuisance. [Ord. 39 § 1, 1915]

11.25.020 Abatement.

Whenever the city council, by resolution, shall determine that any such building is a public nuisance, the health officer shall immediately notify the owner or his agent to abate such nuisance by removing said building within 30 days from the receipt of said notice. [Ord. 39 § 2, 1915]

11.25.030 Violations.

Every person, company or corporation who maintains, permits, or allows such public nuisance as above defined to exist upon any property owned or controlled by them for a period of 30 days after receipt of the notice above mentioned shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine not exceeding $300.00 or by imprisonment in the city jail or county jail of Butte County at the rate of one day for every $2.00 of any fine so imposed and remaining unpaid; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall be construed as prohibiting the city council from invoking the provisions of Section 377a of the Penal Code, or Section 731 of the Code of Civil Procedure for the abatement of such nuisances. [Ord. 39 § 3, 1915]