Chapter 7.48 RCW

NUISANCES

Sections
Actionable nuisance defined.
Who may sueJudgment for damagesWarrant for abatementInjunction.
Issuance and execution of warrant.
Stay of issuance of warrant.
Moral nuisancesDefinitions.
Moral nuisances.
Moral nuisancePersonal propertyEffects of notice.
Abate moral nuisanceEnjoin owner.
Maintaining action to abate moral nuisanceBond.
Moral nuisanceJurisdictionFiling a complaint.
Moral nuisanceRestraining orderViolations.
Moral nuisanceHearingNoticeConsolidation with trial.
Finding of moral nuisanceOrders.
Abatement of moral nuisance by ownerEffect on injunction.
Moral nuisancePriority of action on calendar.
Moral nuisanceEffects of admission or finding of guilt.
Moral nuisanceEvidence of reputationAdmissibility.
Moral nuisanceTrialCostsDismissalJudgment.
Moral nuisanceJudgmentPenaltiesDisposal of personal property.
Moral nuisanceViolation of injunctionContempt of court.
Moral nuisanceProperty owner may repossess.
Moral nuisanceContrabandForfeitures.
Moral nuisanceImmunity of certain motion picture theatre employees.
Houses of lewdness, assignation or prostitution may be abatedVoluntary abatement.
Nuisance defined.
Public nuisance defined.
Public nuisances enumerated.
Private nuisance defined.
Unlawful use of firearm or deadly weaponArrest required.
Authorized act not a nuisance.
Successive owners liable.
Abatement does not preclude action for damages.
Nuisance does not become legal by prescription.
Remedies.
Civil action, who may maintain.
Abatement, by whom.
Public nuisanceAbatement.
Certain places of resort declared nuisances.
PenaltyAbatement.
Warrant of abatement.
Stay of warrant.
Costs of abatement.
Agricultural activities and forest practicesLegislative finding and purpose.
Agricultural activities and forest practicesPresumed reasonable and not a nuisanceExceptionDamages.
Agricultural activities and forest practicesDefinitions.
Agricultural activities and forest practicesRecovering lawsuit costsFarmers.
Agricultural activities and forest practicesRecovering costs to investigate complaintsState and local agencies.
Severability1979 c 122.
NOTES:
Nuisances
criminal: Chapter 9.66 RCW.
drug, injunctions: Chapter 7.43 RCW.
jurisdiction of superior court: State Constitution Art. 4 § 6 (Amendment 28).
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