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  64.300.  Sewers and ditches in certain first class counties near recreation areas to be enclosed — failure a nuisance — penalty. — 1.  Any person who owns, leases, controls or operates lands within any county of the first class having less than seven hundred thousand inhabitants upon which there is any type of structure which is regularly used as a residence, club or association, and wherein more than twenty persons at any one time regularly reside or use the premises for the purpose of congregating or meeting, and which structure contains kitchens, toilets or washroom facilities, which lands may be located or situate within a distance of one thousand yards from lands or areas used as a children's playground, campsite, school grounds, park, or other resort areas for children, shall cause any and all sewers or ditches located upon the land and used for the purpose of discharging and carrying away raw sewage or effluent from the building or premises, to be fully and completely enclosed.

  2.  Any such sewer or enclosed ditch so constructed which allows or permits offensive and unhealthful odors to emanate therefrom shall be considered a nuisance and shall be condemned as such and shall not be used for the purpose of carrying raw sewage and effluent until all cause of the odors is fully and completely eliminated.

  3.  Any person who is in charge of such lands or premises and who is found guilty of using any open ditch or sewer for the discharge of effluent or raw sewage after the ditch or sewer has been condemned in accordance with the provisions of this section, shall be adjudged guilty of maintaining a nuisance and on conviction shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed one year, or by both the fine and imprisonment.


(L. 1961 p. 303 §§ 1, 2, 3)

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