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Section 715.44 | Power to abate nuisance and prevent injury.


A municipal corporation may:

(A) Abate any nuisance and prosecute in any court of competent jurisdiction, any person who creates, continues, contributes to, or suffers such nuisance to exist;

(B) Regulate and prevent the emission of dense smoke, prohibit the careless or negligent emission of dense smoke from locomotive engines, declare each of such acts a nuisance, and prescribe and enforce regulations for the prevention of such acts;

(C) Prevent injury and annoyance from any nuisance;

(D) Regulate and prohibit the use of steam whistles;

(E) Provide for the regulation of the installation and inspection of steam boilers and steam boiler plants.

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