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NORTH YAKIMA, WASH. Garbage, Refuse, and Ashes-Care and Disposal of. (Ord. A 69, May 3, 1912.) SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, whether as owder, lessee or otherwise, to make, cause or permit any deposit or accumulation of manure, offal, garbage, kitchen refuse, slops, vegetable waste, trash, litter, rags, refuse of any kind, nature or description or other rubbish within the limits of any street, avenue, park, alley, public place or highway, or upon any private property owned, occupied, leased or controlled by any such person, firm or corporation.
Sec. 2. The owner, lessee or person having in control either as agent, employee, or otherwise, any private dwelling, hotel, restaurant, saloon, lodging house or lunch counter or other place where offal, garbage and offensive nauseous substances may accumulate, shall provide suitable convenient metallic receptacles for receiving garbage, elops, offal, kitchen refuse, cinders, ashes, rubbish or other offensive nauseous substances accumulating in and about any such hotel, private dwelling house, restaurant, lodging house, lunch counter or other place where offal, garbage and nauseous substances may accumulate, which said receptacles shall be provided with tightfitting lids and shall be emptied and cleaned at such frequent intervals as will prevent the same, and such accumulation of garbage, slops, and refuse from becoming offensive or dangerous to the public health; said receptacles shall at all times have a lid or top fitting tightly over the same so as to prevent as far as possible the emission of odors therefrom and the ingress of flies therein.
Stables and Disposal of Manure. (Ord. A 69, May 3, 1912.) Sec. 3. Every person, firm, or corporation owning, controlling, operating, or having in charge, whether as owner, lessee, employee, or agent, any stable, barn, or other place where horses, mules, cows, or other live stock is kept, shall maintain at all times upon the premises in or adjacent to said stable, barn, or place a fly-tight receptacle of sufficient dimensions and for the purpose of holding and containing droppings of manure from said stock, and the same shall have a top or lid so arranged as to be fly tight and to exclude therefrom all flies and therein to promptly deposit all manure, and to keep the lid thereon closed in such a manner as to prevent the ingress of flies thereto; said manure shall be removed from the premises and deposited at the public dumping ground under the direction of the city health officer at least once each week.
Sec. 4. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to remove or transport any such manure from any public highway, street, or alley in the city of North Yakima except in a vehicle having thereon a tight box which if not inclosed at the top must effectually be covered by canvas or other suitable material so as to prevent the manure from falling therefrom.
Sec. 5. No manure shall be used as a fertilizer on gardens, lots, or other open area between the 15th day of May and the 15th day of October in each year unless and until thoroughly mixed with soil and so covered with soil that flies will not be attracted thereto.
Sec. 6. No manure shall be dumped and left on the street, sidewalk, lot, alley, open area, or other place within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima, nor sbal}
any manure be used to grade in whole or in part any sidewalk, street, alley, open area, or lot, and any site used as a public dump for manure shall not be less than 300 feet from any building used in whole or in part for residence or dwelling purposes. Privies and Cesspools-Care and Disposal of Contents. (Ord. A 69, May 3, 1912.)
Sec. 7. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, whether as owner, agent, or employee, to have or maintain any privy or privy vault, cesspool, pit, or like place, which is not securely protected from flies, and it is hereby made the duty of such person, firm, or corporation to keep clean any privy vault, cesspool, and
sinks on property owned, leased, occupied, or controlled by them, and to clean such privy vault, cesspool, or sink within 24 hours after being notified so to do by the city health officer, his agents, or deputies, and if the same shall not be cleaned within the said 24 hours the city health officer shall cause the same to be cleaned and the ex. pense thereof incurred in cleaning such privy vault, cesspool, or sink shall be paid by the owner of said property, the occupant thereof, lessee, or the agent of the owner controlling the same, and all disputes between agents, lessees, or owners shall be adjusted between themselves, but each, all, or any of them shall be liable to the city of North Yakima for any expenses incurred by reason of such cleaning in addi. tion to the penalty herein provided, which may be collected by suit or otherwise.
Garbage, Stables, and Privies-Enforcement of Ordinance Relative to. (Ord. A 69,
May 3, 1912.) Sec. 8. Every act or thing done, made, permitted, allowed, or continued in violation of this ordinance shall be deemed and is hereby declared to be a nuisance, and in all cases where a nuisance shall be found in any building or upon any ground or other premises within the city limits, 24 hours' notice may be given in writing, signed by the city health officer or his deputies, to the owner, occupant, lessee, or agent of any such building or premises to remove and abate such nuisance, and in case of neglect or refusal to abate the same in accordance with such notice, the said owner, occupant, lessee, or agent having been so notified, shall be chargeable with the expense which may be incurred in the removal thereof by the city of North Yakima, which charges shall be collected by suit or otherwise in addition to the fine or penalty hereinafter mentioned: Provided, however, That failure to give such notice shall not relieve any person from the obligation to abate such nuisance or from the penalty provided for the maintenance thereof.
Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of the city health officer of the city of North Yakima or any of his deputies and of all police officers vested with police powers to see that this ordinance is enforced and to arrest or cause to be arrested any violators thereof. Penalty for Violation of Ordinance Relating to Garbage, Stables, and Privies-Ordi.
nance 605 Repealed. (Ord. A 69, May 3, 1912.) Sec. 10. Any person violating or failing to comply with any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than $5 nor more than $100, or be imprisoned for a term not exceeding 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each separate day upon which the offense is committed or allowed to exist shall be deemed a separate offense and the person so offending shall be liable to the penalty as set forth in this ordinance.
Sec. 11. Ordinance No. 605, of the ordinances of the city of North Yakima, and all other ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Sec. 12. It being necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety that this ordinance shall go into effect at once, an emergency therefore exists, and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication.
Foodstuffs-Protection of. (Ord. A 39, Jan. 19, 1912.) SECTION 1. That section 2, of ordinance No. 878, entitled “An ordinance to establish and enforce compliance with sanitary regulations in all places in the city of North Yakima, where food for human beings is manufactured, kept, prepared, or sold, and to provide penalties for the violation of the same," be amended to read as follows:
Sec. 2. All foods offered for sale shall be raised 2 feet from the floor unless inclosed in glass, wood, or metal cases. Cut meats, fish, and shelled oysters and clams shall be kept in ventilated receptacles which shall exclude flies and dust. No meats, fish, or
lowls shall be displayed on the top of counters. No prepared foodstuffs, confectionery, bakery prod:cts, dried fruits not cooked before eating, pickled products, fruit products, meat products, or other foods prepared for eating shall be displayed for sale unless so protected as to exclude flies and dust by suitable coverings of paper, glass, wood, of metal. The contents of display windows must be protected by screen during the fly season. Fruits and vegetables which can not be skinned before use shall be protected during the fly season by screen." Sec. 2. That section 10 of ordinance No. 878 shall be amended to read as follows: "Sec. 10. All bread must be wrapped in paraffin paper before leaving the bakery kitchen. Other bakery products for distribution to other stores shall be so wrapped or protected as to exclude flies and dust."
Sec. 3. This ordinance is declared to be urgent and necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety; an emergency therefore exists, and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication
Soda-Water Fountains, Ice-Cream Parlors, Etc.-Cleaning of Glasses, Spoons, and Other Utensils After Use— Protection of Drinks, Ices, Etc. (Ord. A 83, July 22, 1912.) SECTION 1. That section 18 of ordinance No. 878, entitled “An ordinance to establish and enforce compliance with sanitary regulations in all places in the city of North Yakima, where food for human beings is manufactured, kept, prepared, or sold, and to provide penalties for the violation of the same," be amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 18. Soft-drink parlors, soda fountains, ice-cream parlors, and all places where soft drinks and ices are sold, shall wash in running water or sterilize after using all glasses, spoons, and all other utensils used for serving stich articles unless in place of such glasses, spoons, etc., are used articles made of papier-mâché, and all such papiermâché articles shall be burned or otherwise destroyed after using once. Lemonade, drinks of all kinds, ices, crushed fruits, sirups, etc., offered for sale or to be used in Connection with mixing or preparing drinks in soft-drink parlors, soda fountains, icecream parlors, and all other places where soft drinks and ices are sold shall be so protected as to exclude flies and dust by suitable covering of paper, glass, wood, or metal.” Sec. 2. That section 22 of ordinance No. 878 shall be amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 22. In order to enable the city health officer, the city food inspector, or any deputy or assistant of the city health officer to make the inspection herein provided, be or she shall have access to all parts of any building where business of the kind contemplated by this ordinance is carried on at all hours, and any person refusing or interfering in any way with any such officer while in the discharge of his or her duties, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be subject bany and all penalties provided for in ordinance No. 878." SEC. 3. That section 28 of ordinance No. 878 shall be amended to read as follows: “Sec. 28. The health officer of the city of North Yakima shall from time to time make and promulgate such rules and regulations as shall be necessary or required to carry out the meaning and purpose of this ordinance and said rules and regulations shall be followed and obeyed by all persons to whom said rules and regulations apply
. Any person willfully violating any such rules and regulations, or refusing to obey the same, upon proof that a written or printed copy of said rules and regulations has been served on such person, shall upon conviction thereof be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to all penalties as provided for in section 27 of ordinance No. 878."
Sec. 4. This ordinance is declared to be urgent and necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and sa fety; an emergency therefore exists and this ordinance shall be in force from and after its passage, approval, and publica
Meat-Slaughter of Animals and Inspection. .(Ord. A 65, Apr. 17, 1912.) SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, company, association, or corporation to sell, offer, or expose for sale, deliver, attempt to deliver, or give away or have in his, their, or its possession for use, sale, or disposal within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima any meat or meat products of cattle, calves, sheep, lambs, goats, or swine intended for human consumption or human food, unless the same has first been inspected and approved by the city meat inspector as herein provided, and said meat or meat product shall bear the impress of the official stamp or shall have attached thereto a mark or tag indication of the meat inspector showing that the same has been inspected and approved; provided, however, that any meat or meat product or carcass of any slaughtered animal or parts thereof which have been inspected and examined by any Federal inspector acting under the authority of the United States Department of Agriculture and approved by such inspector shall be exempt from the examination and inspection provided for in this ordinance. The official impress, tag, or mark of a Federal inspector of the United States Department of Agriculture shall be conclusive evidence that said meat or meat products or the carcass of any animal has been inspected by the Federal Government and has been approved for human food.
SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the meat inspector or his deputies to inspect and examine for all diseases and conditions specified and required by and in the rules and regulations or any amendments thereof governing the inspection of meat by the United States Government, which rules and regulations are set forth in full in Order No. 150, Bureau of Animal Industry, entitled “Regulations governing meat inspection of the United States Department of Agriculture," as amended and effective May 1, 1908, and said inspector or inspectors shall make such disposition of all condemned carcasses and meat or meat products as shall be provided for by said rules and regulations of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Sec. 3. The city commission under such rules as they deem necessary to make shall, within a reasonable time after this ordinance takes effect, designate one or more slaughterhouses in the vicinity of the city of North Yakima as central points for the inspection of carcasses, meats, and meat products, which said slaughterhouses when so designated shall be known as "municipal abattoirs,” where animals shall be taken for slaughtering and for the purpose of inspection, and the city commission shall, by calling for competitive bids or otherwise, after due notice, fix and establish prices per head to be charged for slaughtering animals by the person or persons operating the municipal abattoir or abattoirs: Provided, however, That before any slaughterhouse shall be designated by the city commission as a municipal abattoir the same shall be first carefully examined by the city health officer, and the recommendation of the city health officer shall be a condition precedent to the desiguation of said slaughterhouse as a municipal abattoir. Upon the selection of any slaughterhouse for a municipal abattoir, the owner thereof shall be required to enter into a good and sufficient bond in the sum of $1,000, designated by some surety company authorized to do business in the State of Washington, conditioned that said person will at al times comply with this ordinance or any amendments thereof, and all other ordinances, rules, and regulations which may be passed and promulgated at any time by the city commission or the city health department, and conditioned that said person will faithfully comply with the laws of the State of Washington.
Sec. 4. The owner of any slaughterhouse in the vicinity of North Yakima slaughtering animals the meat products of which will be used for human consumption within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima is hereby granted the right to have all animals slaughtered at such slaughterhouse, or any meat or meat products thereof, inspected at the said slaughterhouse where said animal or animals are slaughtered: Provided, however, That the owner thereof must first place said slaughterhouse in such
condition and have the necessary equipment so as to fully comply with all the requirements of this ordinance and all other ordinances of the city of North Yakima pertaining to the public health or sanitary conditions and the rules and regulations promulgated from time to time by the city commission and said health department and the laws of the State of Washington, and shall pay the fees and execute a bond as required by the provisions of this ordinance.
Sec. 5. Any person, firm, company, association, or corporation slaughtering any of the animals herein referred to and intended for human consumption within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima, if the same shall have been slaughtered at 3 municipal abattoir, shall immediately after said animal has been slaughtered present the same to the meat inspector for inspection and examination, and said inspector shall as soon as possible thereafter inspect and approve or reject and properly mark the same. Any person, firm, company, association, or corporation bringing the carcass of any of the animals herein designated, or parts thereof, to the city of North Yakima, and intended for human consumption within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima, shall present the same at one of the municipal abattoirs designated by the city commission for inspection and examination by the city meat inspector before the same shall be sold or offered for sale within the corporate limits of the city of North Yakima. All carcasses or parts of carcasses of animals to be inspected and examined as herein provided for shall be presented in the same condition as provided for in the rules and regulations governing meat inspection by the United States Department of Agriculture heretofore referred to and shall be retained in such manner as to preserve the identity of the parts referred to in regulation No. 20 of said regulations of the United States Department of Agriculture until after the inspection shall have been completed and the inspeceor directs that they may be removed.
Sec. 6. All animals, carcasses, or parts thereof required to be inspected herein and which shall have been inspected and examined and passed, approved, condemned, or rejected by the meat inspector shall be marked, tagged, or designated in the same manner as provided in the aforementioned regulations of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Sec. 7. The city commission of the city of North Yakima shall, and it is hereby authorized and empowered to appoint some person to carry out the provisions of this ordinance to be known and designated as the “city meat inspector,” who shall hold office during the pleasure of the city commission and shall be paid a salary of not to exceed $150 per month. The city commission is also hereby authorized and empowered to appoint such deputy meat inspectors as the city commission may from time to time deem proper and necessary at a salary not to exceed $100 per month for each deputy. The salary of such inspector and deputies to be paid by the city of North Yakima on the first day of each and every month by warrants drawn upon the current expense fund of said city not otherwise appropriated.
Sec. 8. The city meat inspector, with the advice and consent of the city commission, is hereby empowered and authorized to make, prepare, and promulgate such rules and regulations as in his judgment and in the judgment of the city commission may from time to time become necessary to carry out the provisions of this ordinance and perfect the working of a complete system of meat inspection within the corporate hmits of the city of North Yakima: Provided, however, That said rules and regulations shall not in any manner conflict with the provisions contained in this ordinance.
Sec. 9. The city meat inspector herein provided for shall be a qualified veterinarian and of good standing in his profession and shall have had at least two years' experience 28 a meat inspector and such qualifications as are required of such inspectors by the C'nited States Department of Agriculture.
Sec. 10. The city meat inspector and his deputies shall be subject to the authority and control of the city commission and shall render a monthly report of any and all of their oficial acts, and the city meat inspector shall give a bond to the city of North