Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.473
Authority of district health officer to issue order for extermination or abatement of nuisance; authorized actions.


A district health officer or his or her designee who issues an order for the extermination or abatement of mosquitoes, flies, other insects, rats or any breeding place thereof may authorize and take any action necessary to abate the nuisance or prevent its recurrence, including, without limitation:

1.

Abate any stagnant pool of water or other breeding place for mosquitoes, flies, other insects or rats;

2.

Treat with oil, other larvicidal material, other chemicals or other material any breeding place of mosquitoes, flies, other insects or rats;

3.

Build, construct, repair and maintain necessary dikes, levees, cuts, canals or ditches upon any land, and acquire by purchase, condemnation or other lawful means, in the name of the health district, any land, right-of-way, easement, property or material necessary for the extermination or abatement of mosquitoes, flies, other insects, rats or any breeding place thereof;

4.

Enter into contracts to indemnify or compensate any owner of real or other property for any injury or damage caused by the use or taking of property for dikes, levees, cuts, canals or ditches;

5.

Enter upon without hindrance any land, within or without the health district, to determine whether breeding places of mosquitoes, flies, other insects or rats exist upon that land; and

6.

Determine whether any person subject to an order issued pursuant to NRS 439.475 has complied with the order.
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