(1) Any condition that is dangerous to health or safety, such as an inadequately protected
swimming pool or ditch;
(2) Any condition that may adversely affect the public health, such as an unsanitary
outhouse, a foul pigpen, an improperly functioning sewage system, an unkempt junkyard,
an unkempt scrap metal processing facility, an excessive accumulation of trash or
garbage, dead animals, a contaminated water supply, an inadequately protected water
supply, or a rat harborage;
(3) Housekeeping in any building that is so poor that the health of the owner, occupants,
employees, or neighbors may be endangered; and
(4) Any condition that may endanger health through the spreading of the condition
by any means, including by streams, surface drainage, air currents, winged life, domestic
animals, or human beings.
(b) In Cecil County or Allegany County, in addition to any other penalty imposed by
this subtitle, a person who refuses or neglects to comply with a notice or order to
abate a nuisance by the Secretary, or by the health officer for the county where the
nuisance exists, is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine
not exceeding $100 a day for each day the violation continues.
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