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Survey 99

IV. WIDELY ACCEPTED LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS

Local government has a long history of regulating private actions to provide for a more livable and safe society. The following are a few examples of these governmental regulations.

    • Dogs must be on a leash.
    • Owners must clean up after their dog.
    • Billboards may be restricted and regulated.
    • Smoking is prohibited in most facilities.
    • Excessive noise from car radios, barking dogs and parties is prohibited.
    • Dangerous fireworks are banned.
    • Flammable brush must be cleared.
    • Surfboarding is prohibited in swimming areas and vice-versa.
    • Burning of leaves and/or yard waste is prohibited.
    • Hours of operation of noise making activities are established.
    • Building and zoning codes regulate use of property.
    • Swimming pools must be fenced to protect children.
    • Swimming pool spas must have two floor drains to reduce the possibility of an occupant being held under water by suction from a single drain.
    • Sliding doors and certain large windows must be safety glass.
    • Elevators and boilers must have safety inspections.
    • Health practitioners must be licensed to work in certain areas.