Prior to the adoption of 16982 on 09/01/2001, Section 11-254 read as follows.

    The director, or any agent or employee of the department of health, or the chief of police or any police officer, is hereby authorized to enter and inspect all buildings and parts of buildings and other premises for the purpose of examining the sanitary condition thereof and for the discovery and abatement of nuisances therein. If, on such inspection, any nuisance or unsanitary condition be found, the same shall be forthwith reported to the director.

(Code 1964, § 10.6060)