Sec. 48-109
Sec. 48-109 - Extermination of insects, rodents, etc
(a) All buildings, structures, and premises shall be kept free from insect and rodent infestation, and where insects or rodents are found they shall be promptly exterminated by acceptable processes which will not be injurious to human health. After extermination, proper precautions shall be taken to prevent reinfestation

(b) Every owner of a dwelling or multifamily dwelling shall be responsible for the extermination of insects, rodents, vermin, or other pests in the shared or public parts of the structure

(c) The occupant of a single-family dwelling unit shall be responsible for such extermination, excluding termites, within the unit occupied by said occupant

However, the owner shall be responsible for such extermination within each unit of a multifamily dwelling

(d) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, whenever infestation of rodents is caused by failure of the owner to maintain any dwelling or multifamily dwelling in a rodent-proof condition, extermination of such rodents shall be the responsibility of the owner.
(Ord. No. 4232, 1-4-94)
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