Section 11-3 Cleanliness of privies or water closets.

    It is hereby made the duty of each owner or lessee to keep clean any privy or closet on premises owned, leased or controlled by him and to clean such closet within such time as shall be fixed by the health officer or his subordinates, and if the same shall not be cleaned within such time limit, the health officer or his subordinates shall cause the same to be cleaned and the expense incurred in cleaning such closet shall be paid by the owner, or lessee owning, leasing or controlling the property, and all disputes between lessees or owners shall be adjusted among themselves, but each, all or any of them shall be liable to the city for any expenses incurred by reason of such cleaning, which may be collected by suit or otherwise.

(Code 1964, § 10.080)