TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-30
Nuisances

SECTION 11-30-12


§ 11-30-12 Slaughterhouses, rendering plants, garbage plants, and brick kilns.

All buildings, places, or lands used as slaughterhouses, rendering establishments, garbage plants, or brick kilns, and located within three hundred (300) feet of any public park or public hospital, are declared to be common nuisances. This section shall not apply to any slaughterhouse or rendering establishment previously located by the proper authorities of any city or town. Every person who shall maintain any common nuisance of this type shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1905, ch. 1240, §§ 1, 2; P.L. 1906, ch. 1345, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 109, §§ 6, 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 122, §§ 6, 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 600, §§ 6, 7; G.L. 1956, § 11-30-12.)