Code of Sanitary Ordinances and Laws Relating to the Metropolitan Board of Health 1867

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C.S. Westcott & Company, Union Printing House, 1867 - 141 pages
 

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Page 58 - A tenement-house within the meaning of this title shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied as the home or residence of three families or more living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets or privies, or some of them.
Page 4 - Trustee shall be elected for one year, one for two years, one for three years, and one for four years, and...
Page 54 - ... the said external window, and so as to allow between every part of such steps and the external wall of such vault, cellar or room, a clear space of six inches at...
Page 20 - ... the party guilty thereof to punishment for a misdemeanor, shall, in addition thereto, be subject to a penalty of two hundred and fifty dollars, to be sued for and recovered by...
Page 32 - lodging-house " shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, in which persons are harbored or received, or lodged for hire for a single night, or for less than a week...
Page 38 - ... offensively expose or bury, the body (or any part thereof) of any dead or fatally sick or injured animal; nor shall any person keep any dead animal or any offensive meat, bird, fowl, or fish in a place where the same may be dangerous to the life or detrimental to the health of any person.
Page 12 - Board may thereupon enter in its records the same as a nuisance, and order the same to be removed, abated, suspended, altered, or otherwise improved or purified, as said order shall specify...
Page 10 - Nor shall any person, by any exposure of any individual sick of any infectious disease, or of the body of such person, or by any negligent act connected therewith, or in respect of the care or custody thereof, or by a needless exposure of himself cause or contribute to, or promote the spread of disease from any such person, or from any dead body.
Page 53 - ... and extending along the entire frontage thereof, and upwards from six inches below the level of the floor thereof up to the surface of the said street or ground, an open space of at least two feet and six inches wide in every part, nor unless the same be well and effectually drained...
Page 32 - ... or is not sufficiently supported, ventilated, sewered, drained, cleaned or lighted, in reference to its intended or actual use; and whatever renders the air or human food or drink unwholesome, are also severally, in contemplation...

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