|588 Unslightly Premises By-Law|
BY-LAW NO. 588
TOWN OF OYEN
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE AND
TO REGULATE UNTIDY AND UNSIGHTLY PREMISES
WHEREAS, untidy and unsightly conditions are caused by the accumulation of grass, weeds, dirt, stones, old implements or automobiles, unoccupied bui1dings, structures or erections in ruinous or dilapidated condition or iron or other rubbish on any premises, and
WHEREAS, such accumulation would create a condition that may be dangerous to public safety, welfare and health;
NOW THEREFORE, the Council of the Town of Oyen under authority and subject to the provisions of Section 160 of the Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 1980 and amendments thereto, enacts as follows;
When, in the Town of Oyen any person permits the accumulation of grass, weeds, dirt, stones, old implements or automobiles, unoccupied buildings, structures or erections, in ruinous or dilapidated condition or iron or other rubbish on any premises, so as to cause an untidy or unsightly condition exists, or upon which a nuisance is created, shall upon notification from the Council and within the time limit specified within the said notice, cause the untidy or unsightly condition or nuisance to be abated.
If the owner, agent, lessee or occupier fails, neglects or refuses to remedy the condition, the Council may cause such work to be done as the Council deems necessary to remedy it and charge the cost of the work done, to the owner, agent, lessee or occupier and in default of payment;
(1) may recover the costs as a debt due to the Town or
(2) may charge the same against the land concerned as taxes due and owing in respect of the land and recover the same as such.
Failure to abate any such untidy or unsightly condition, or a nuisance within the specified time shall constitute a violation of this By-Law and shall render the person that is responsible, liable upon summary conviction thereof, to a fine not exceeding $100.00 and costs and in default thereof to imprisonment with or without hard labor in the nearest common goal for a period not exceeding 60 days.
By-Law No. 512 is hereby repealed.
This By-Law shall come into force upon final passing thereof. Councillor Wilson moved the first reading of By-Law #588.
Councillor Otterloo moved the second reading of By-Law #588.
Councillor Tracy moved that By-La~ #588 be given third and final reading.
Councillor Wilson moved third reading and finally passed By-Law #588 this 3rd day of September, 1985.