(A) No person owning, leasing, occupying or having charges of any premises or real property shall erect, contrive, cause, continue, maintain or permit to exist any public nuisance as defined in this Article.
(B) Public Nuisance shall include the following:
Any thing, act, failure to act, occupation, condition or use of a property which shall continue for such length of time as to:
substantially annoy, injure or endanger the comfort, health, repose or safety of the public; or
in any way render the public insecure in life or in the use of property; or
causes substantial public annoyance, inconvenience or injury; or
greatly offend the public morals or decency.
To cause or allow the carcass of an animal or offal, filth, or a noisome substance to be collected, deposited, or to remain in any place.
To throw or deposit offal or other offensive matter or the carcass of a dead animal in a water course, lake, pond, spring, well, or common sewer, street, or public highway.
To corrupt or render unwholesome or impure the water of a spring, river, stream, pond, or lake.
To obstruct or impede, without legal authority, the passage of a navigable river or waters.
To obstruct or encroach upon public highways, private ways, streets, alleys, commons, landing places, and ways to burying places.
To carry on the business of manufacturing gunpowder, nitroglycerine, or other highly explosive substances, or mixing or grinding the materials for those substances, in a building within twenty (20) rods of a valuable building erected at the time the business is commenced.
To establish powder magazines, at a point different from that appointed according to law, or within fifty (50) rods of an occupied dwelling house.
To erect, continue, or use a building or other place for the exercise of a trade, employment, or manufacture that, by occasioning noxious exhalations, offensive smells, or otherwise, is offense or dangerous to the health of individuals or of the public.
To advertise wares or occupation by painting notices of the wares or occupation on, or affixing them to, utility poles, fences or other private property, or on rocks or other natural objects, without the consent of the owner, or if in the highway or other public place, without permission of the proper authorities.
To permit a well drilled for oil, gas, salt water disposal, or any other purpose in connection with the production of oil and gas to remain unplugged after the well is no longer used for the purpose for which it was drilled.
To construct or operate a salt water pit or oil field refuse pit, commonly called a “burn out pit”, so that salt water, brine, or oil field refuse or other waste liquids may escape from the pit in a manner except by the evaporation of the sale water or brine or by the burning of the oil field waste or refuse.
To permit concrete bases, discarded machinery, and materials to remain around an oil or gas well, or to fail to fill holes, cellars, slush pits, and other excavations made in connection with the well or to restore the surface of the lands surrounding the well to its condition before the drilling of the well, upon abandonment of the oil or gas well.
To permit salt water, oil, gas, or other wastes from a well drilled for oil, gas, or exploratory purposes to escape to the surface, or into a mine or coal seam, or into an underground fresh water supply, or from one underground stratum to another.
To harass, intimidate, or threaten a person who is about to sell or lease or has sold or leased a residence or other real property or is about to buy or lease or has bought or leased a residence or other real property, when the harassment, intimidation, or threat relates to a person’s attempt to sell, buy, or lease a residence, or other real property, or refers to a person’s sale, purchase, or lease of a residence or other real property.
To store, dump, or permit the accumulation of debris, refuse, garbage, trash, tires, buckets, cans, wheelbarrows, garbage cans, or other containers in a manner that may harbor mosquitoes, flies, insects, rodents, nuisance birds, or other animal pests that are offensive, injurious, or dangerous to the health of individuals or the public.
To create a condition, through the improper maintenance of a swimming pool or wading pool, or by causing an action that alters the condition of a natural body of water, so that it harbors mosquitoes, flies, or other animal pests that are offensive, injurious, or dangerous to the health of individuals or the public.
To operate a tanning facility without a valid permit under the Tanning Facility Permit Act.
To permit the accumulation of abandoned, discarded or unused items of personal property including, but not limited to furniture, appliances, household goods, or lawn mowers.
To maintain or permit the presence of an unoccupied mobile home for sixty (60) consecutive days where such unoccupied mobile home does not have all necessary utility hook-ups in place and operational, including, but not limited to, electricity, water and sewage disposal.
To permit, cause or allow the open burning of debris, refuse, garbage, trash, tires or any other material in such a manner as to be offensive, injurious, or dangerous to the health of individuals or the public.
To permit weeds or grass to grow to a height of eight (8) inches or more upon any subdivided lot or any portion of a subdivided lot.