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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XX PUBLIC SAFETY AND GOOD ORDER
  • CHAPTER 139 COMMON NUISANCES

Section 1 - Orders adjudging buildings, structures or vacant land to be nuisances; notice, hearing and service of copy of order

Section 2 - Appeal to superior court; trial by jury; costs

Section 3 - Abatement or removal of nuisance by aldermen or selectmen

Section 3A - Demolition or removal of building or structure or securing of vacant land; owner’s liability

Section 3B - Disbursement of insurance proceeds for loss, damage or destruction of building or structure; notice; lien

Section 4 - Buildings used for prostitution, assignation or lewdness; nuisance

Section 5 - Penalty

Section 6 - Enjoining nuisance

Section 7 - Complaint; filing; verification

Section 8 - Temporary injunction restraining nuisance; removal of furniture and other property

Section 9 - Decree for permanent injunction; sale of furniture; order closing building

Section 10 - Fee for removal and sale of movable property; application of proceeds of sale

Section 11 - Modification of order of abatement; bond

Section 12 - Dismissal of action; costs

Section 13 - Appearance as witnesses of persons found in premises used for prostitution

Section 14 - Buildings resorted to for illegal gaming or used for illegal keeping or sale of alcoholic beverages; nuisance

Section 15 - Penalty

Section 16 - Abatement of common nuisances

Section 16A - Enjoining maintenance of nuisance; order closing building; judgment for permanent injunction; posting of order

Section 17 - Repealed, 1934, 328, Sec. 13

Section 18 - Removal of booths used for sale of liquors or for illegal gaming from places of public gathering

Section 19 - Voiding of lease of tenant using premises for common nuisance

Section 20 - Aiding or permitting nuisance