Every person who maintains a public nuisance or allows one to exist upon property or premises which he owns or occupies, after 10 days notice in writing to discontinue or abate the same has been personally served upon him, is guilty of a class C misdemeanor and upon conviction, shall be sentenced accordingly. The existence of such nuisance for each day beyond the tenth day after the service of such notice shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.History: 1972, PL 12-44 § 1; amd 1980, PL 16-90 § 51.
Amendments: 80 Amended to conform with penalties provided for in Title 46, Criminal Justice.
Absent change by statute, suit to abate public nuisance must be brought by authorized public official. In re Dogs in Tafuna, ASR 1978).