Nebraska Revised Statute 17-136
Chapter 17 Section 136
Fire hazards; dangerous buildings; elimination.
A city of the second class shall have the power to prevent the dangerous construction and condition of chimneys, fireplaces, hearths, stoves, stovepipes, ovens, or boilers used in and about any building and to cause such to be removed or placed in a safe condition, as the city council may prescribe by ordinance. Such city may regulate and prevent by ordinance the deposit of ashes in unsafe places and cause all dangerous buildings and enclosures to be put in safe condition.
- Laws 1881, c. 24, § 1, p. 196;
- R.S.1913, § 5030;
- C.S.1922, § 4199;
- C.S.1929, § 17-138;
- R.S.1943, § 17-136;
- Laws 2017, LB133, § 28.
Municipality may enact ordinance to protect public from the dangers resulting from the use of gas. Clough v. North Central Gas Co., 150 Neb. 418, 34 N.W.2d 862 (1948).