Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-54-1502. Common nuisance declared

(a) Conduct within a municipality that unreasonably interferes with the use and enjoyment of lands of another, including conduct on property which disturbs the peaceful, quiet, and undisturbed use and enjoyment of nearby property, constitutes a common nuisance.

(b) For purposes of this subchapter, a common nuisance shall not include conduct which is permitted by and in conformance with city ordinances.

(c) A common nuisance shall include any three (3) separate district court convictions of health and safety code violations with respect to any one (1) lot or parcel of property within a one-year period or one (1) such conviction if the offense constitutes an imminent threat to the health, safety, or welfare of any citizen.  Such conduct is declared to be detrimental to the law-abiding citizens of the municipality and may be subject to an injunction, a court-ordered eviction, or a cause of action for damages as provided for in this subchapter.


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