Prior to the adoption of 16982 on 09/01/2001, Section 11-251 read as follows.

    The owner of any premises, or his agent in charge thereof, as well as the tenant or occupant of such premises, are hereby charged with the duty of observing all of the requirements and provisions of this article with reference to nuisances, and any or all of such persons, together with the person causing or contributing to cause or bring about any nuisance, may be charged with the violation thereof and shall be equally liable.

(Code 1964, § 10.7020)