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The DC Code: § 8-2131.03 Inspection.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)
The Mayor, acting on the Mayor's own information or observation, or on the information or observation of another person, may inspect occupied or vacant property to investigate an allegation of a public health nuisance.
Upon the presentation of appropriate credentials to the owner or occupant of the property, the Mayor shall conduct the inspection during reasonable times and in a reasonable manner.
If the owner or occupant of the property denies the Mayor access for the purposes of this section, the Mayor may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for a search warrant.
If, as a result of an inspection, the Mayor determines that a public health nuisance exists, the Mayor may order the owner or occupant to take appropriate action to abate the public health nuisance in accordance with § 8-2131.05.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 15-163, see notes following § 8-2131.01. DC CODE § 8-2131.03 Current through December 11, 2012


(May 18, 2004, D.C. Law 15-163, § 4, 51 DCR 3683.)