Laws and Ordinances Relating to the City of Halifax

Laws and Ordinances Relating to the City of Halifax

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...in the police court or in the City Court, such fine to belong to the city; and, in case of nonpayment, the court in which such trial is had may impose sentence of imprisonment on the offender in the jail or the city prison, not to exceed fourteen days. 660. It shall be the express duty of the city architect or inspector of buildings to examine all foundations of houses as the work proceeds, and whenever any violation of this law in respect of any buildings, additions, or erection occurs, to report the same, and to bring the matter before the city council at its first meeting for their decision; and when directed by resolution of the council, to cause steps to be taken to enforce the law thereupon by suit for penalties incurred, or by ordering and causing any illegal building adjudged to be a nuisance, to be taken down. 661. Every person intending to build, or to enlarge or repair the exterior of any building within the respective limits of this Act shall, before digging a foundation or commencing any work thereof, give a written notice to the city architect or inspector of buildings, directed to him, and to be left at the police office at least ten days before beginning any building operations thereon, and ihall therein give such intended building, its materials, and the name or names of the owner or owners, under a penalty not to exceed forty dollars, in case of proceeding to build without such previous notice. 662. After the passing of this Act, any party or parties Plans to be furintending to erect or repair any building or buildings in the architect.'7 City of Halifax shall, before commencing the same, prepare and furnish to the city architect a plan or plans, and the specification or specifications of such intended building or buildings, or...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123649248X
  • 9781236492487