Charter of the City of Brooklyn: Passed June 28, 1873 : as Subsequently Amended, with the Charter of April 17, 1854, and the Amendments Thereto, and Other Laws Relating to Said City : Also, the Ordinances of the Common Council of the City of Brooklyn, as Codified and Revised and Adopted Dec. 10, 1877
R.M. Whiting & Company, 1877 - 643 pages
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Page 230 - Inspector as provided herein, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor more than fifty dollars for...
Page 323 - 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 320 - 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, passage, area, or alley connected with or belonging to the same.
Page 323 - A 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 at one time, or any part of which is let for any person to sleep in.
Page 262 - If two or more separate ballots are found so folded together as to present the appearance of a single ballot, they must be laid aside until the count of the ballots is completed...
Page 319 - ... of at least two feet and six inches wide in every part ; nor unless the same be well and effectually drained by means of a drain, the uppermost part of which is one foot at least below the level of the floor of such vault, cellar, or room ; nor unless there is a clear space of not...
Page 313 - 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 89 - November; and their term of office shall commence on the first day of January next after their election, and continue two years, and until their successors are elected and qualified.