Sec. 26-3. Prohibited.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to create, cause, permit or maintain a public nuisance. It shall also be unlawful for any person to permit the continuation of a public nuisance after having been served a notice to abate such nuisance.
(b) If the owner of a building or premises fails to abate or cause to be abated a public nuisance occurring on his property after receiving reasonable notice of its existence, even though such nuisance was caused or maintained by others, he shall be deemed to have permitted the continuation of such nuisance.
(c) Violation of this section shall constitute a class 1 misdemeanor. In addition, each day a public nuisance shall continue after the date set by the city for its abatement shall constitute a separate offense. (Code 1959, §§ 22.1-2, 22.1-3; Ord. No. O-93-260, 9-28-93)
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