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Chapter 11. Public Nuisances

Sec. 11-02. Public nuisance defined.

A public nuisance is a thing, act, occupation, condition or use of property which continues for such length of time as to:

  1. Substantially annoy, injure or endanger the comfort, health, repose or safety of the public;
  2. In any way render the public insecure in life or in the use of property;
  3. Greatly offend the public morals or decency;
  4. Unlawfully and substantially interfere with, obstruct or tend to obstruct or render dangerous for passage any street, alley, highway, navigable body of water or other public way or the use of public property.

(Code 1982, 10.02)