Prior to the adoption of 16982 on 09/01/2001, Section 11-227 read as follows.

    Any material gathered in cleaning yards, or waste of mills or factories or restaurants or other commercial establishments, or any rags or damaged merchandise or wet or broken or leaking barrels or casks or boxes or any materials which are offensive or tend by decay to become putrid or to render the atmosphere impure or unwholesome, found upon any lot or piece of ground, shall constitute a nuisance.

(Code 1964, § 10.5050)