Whoever shall put the carcass of any dead animal or the offals from any slaughter house or butcher’s establishment, packing house or fish house, or any spoiled meats or spoiled fish or any putrid animal substance or the contents of any privy vault upon or into any river, bay, creek, pond, canal, road, street, alley, lot, field, meadow, public ground, market space, or common; or whoever, being the owner or owners, occupant or occupants thereof, shall knowingly permit the same to remain in any of the aforesaid situations, to the annoyance of the citizens of this city, or any of them, or shall neglect or refuse to remove or abate the nuisance occasioned thereby, within twenty-four (24) hours after knowledge of the existence of such nuisance upon any of the above described premises owned or occupied by him, her or them, or after notice thereof in writing from the health officer, shall be guilty of an offense. If the nuisance is not abated within twenty-four (24) hours thereafter, it shall be deemed a second offense against the provisions of this section, and every like neglect of each twenty-four (24) hours thereafter shall be considered an additional offense.
Cross reference--Nuisances, Ch. 17.
State law reference--Similar provisions, R.R.S. 1943, 28-1305.