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      RS 40:580.3     


§580.3.  Standards for determination of unfitness for human habitation

An ordinance adopted by a municipality under this Part shall provide that the public officer may determine that a dwelling is unfit for human habitation if he finds that conditions exist therein which are dangerous or injurious to the health, safety, or morals of the persons using it for human habitation or of the public.  These conditions may include the following:  defects increasing the hazards of fire, accident or other calamities; lack of adequate ventilation, light, or sanitary facilities; dilapidation; disrepair; structural defects; uncleanliness.  The ordinance may provide additional standards to guide the public officer or his agents in determining the fitness of a dwelling for human habitation.

Acts 1997, No. 1188, §1.

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