Nebraska Revised Statute 19-913

Chapter 19 Section 913


Zoning laws and regulations; enforcement; violations; penalties; actions.

The local legislative body may provide by ordinance for the enforcement of sections 19-901 to 19-915, and of any ordinance, regulation, or restriction made thereunder. A violation of such sections or of such ordinance or regulation is hereby declared to be a misdemeanor, and such local legislative body may provide for the punishment thereof by fine of not exceeding one hundred dollars for any one offense, recoverable with costs, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed thirty days. Each day such violation continues after notice of violation is given to the offender may be considered a separate offense. In case any building or structure is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted or maintained, or any building, structure or land is used in violation of said sections or of any ordinance or other regulation made under authority conferred hereby, the proper local authorities of the municipality, in addition to other remedies, may institute any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, maintenance or use, to restrain, correct, or abate such violation, to prevent the occupancy of said building, structure or land, or to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business or use in or about such premises.


  • Laws 1927, c. 43, § 10, p. 187;
  • C.S.1929, § 19-910;
  • R.S.1943, § 19-913;
  • Laws 1975, LB 410, § 20.


  • Injunction authorized in addition to other remedies for violation of zoning laws. City of Imperial v. Raile, 187 Neb. 404, 191 N.W.2d 442 (1971).

  • City may maintain action for mandatory injunction to compel removal of structure erected in violation of zoning ordinance. City of Beatrice v. Williams, 172 Neb. 889, 112 N.W.2d 16 (1961).