Nevada Public Health and Safety

Sec. § 444.190
Powers of health authority; abatement of construction camp as public nuisance.


1.

The health authority shall administer NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, and the State Board of Health or local boards of health shall have full power and authority to declare and prescribe such reasonable standards and regulations as will tend to insure the observance of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive.

2.

The health authority shall secure the enforcement of the provisions of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, and for such purposes the health authority shall have the right:

(a)

To enter upon either public or private property within the State to determine whether or not there exists upon such property any camp to which the provisions of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, may apply.

(b)

To enter and inspect all camps within the State of Nevada wherever the same may be situated, and to inspect all accommodations, equipment or paraphernalia connected therewith.

(c)

To enter upon and inspect all adjacent land surrounding any such camp to determine whether or not the sanitary and other requirements of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, have been or are being complied with.

3.

Any camp coming under the provisions of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, which does not conform to the provisions of NRS 444.130 to 444.200, inclusive, is hereby declared a public nuisance and if not made to so conform within 5 days or within such longer period of time as may be allowed by the health authority, after written notice given by the health authority, shall be abated by proper action brought for that purpose in the district court of the county in which such camp, or the greater portion thereof, is situated.
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Feb. 5, 2021