SYBARIS AND OTHER HOMES (1860)

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Page 201 - Every tenement or lodging-house and every part thereof, shall be kept clean and free from any accumulation of dirt, filth, garbage or other matter in or on the same, or in the yard, court, pas.sage, are.a or alley connected with or belonging to the same.
Page 200 - ... 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 199 - ... to let or occupy, or suffer to be occupied separately as a dwelling, any vault, cellar, or underground room, built or rebuilt after said date, or which shall not have been so let or occupied before said date.
Page 201 - ... that in any area adjoining a vault, cellar or underground room, there may be steps necessary for access to such vault, cellar or room, if the same be so placed as not to be over, across or opposite to...
Page 202 - ... or part thereof, shall, whenever any person in such house is sick of fever, or of any infectious, pestilential or contagious disease, and such sickness is known to such owner, keeper, agent or lessee, give immediate notice thereof to the board of health, or to...
Page 199 - It shall not be lawful, without such permit, to let or continue to be let, or to occupy or suffer to be occupied separately as a dwelling, any...
Page 198 - ... or their connections, and to secure the prompt removal of any improper substances that may enter them, so that no accumulation shall take place, and so as to prevent any exhalations therefrom, offensive, dangerous or prejudicial to life or THE TENEMENT-HOUSE ACT. health, and so as to prevent the same from being or becoming obstructed.
Page 198 - ... exceed the proportion above required for every privy or water-closet. Every such house situated upon a lot on a street in which there is a sewer, shall have the water-closets or privies furnished with a proper connection with the sewer, which connection shall be in all its parts adequate for the purpose, so as to permit entirely and freely to pass whatever enters the same. Such connection with the sewer shall be of a form...
Page 202 - ... address of the owner or owners, and of the agent or agents, or any one having charge of the renting and collecting of the rents for the same ; and Service of any papers required by this act, or by any proceedings to enforce any...
Page 204 - ... room in the attic of any such building shall be at least eight feet in height from the floor to the ceiling, throughout not less than onehalf the area of such room. Every such room shall have at least one window connecting with the external air, or over the door a suitable ventilator, connecting it with a room or hall which has a connection with the external air.

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