Environmental Health Codes
1-1 Legal Authority. This Code enacted by resolution duly adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Crawford County, Kansas under the authority granted by K.S.A. §§ 12-3301 et seq., 19-101 et seq., 19-3701 to -3709, 19-4701 to -4738, as amended.
1-2 Title. This Code shall be designated as the Crawford County Environmental Health Code, hereinafter referred to as the "Code".
1-3 Declaration of Finding and Policy. The Board of County Commissioners of Crawford County, Kansas finds that the provisions for adequate and reasonable control over the environmental conditions in and of Crawford County are necessary and desirable to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Crawford County. For these reasons and objectives, it is the policy of the Board of County Commissioners to adopt and to periodically amend the Code to provide current regulation of practices that affect environmental conditions and quality, health, safety, and general welfare.
1-4 Purpose and Intent. The purpose of this Code is to regulate and control those environmental conditions that adversely affect the health and safety of the citizens of Crawford County and/or the integrity of the natural resources in and of Crawford County. The Code: (1) establishes standards to eliminate and prevent the development of environmental conditions that are hazardous to health and safety; (2) promotes the environmentally responsible economical and planned development of the natural resources of Crawford County; and (3) requires and promotes the conservation, protection, enhancement, and sound management of existing and potential natural resources in and of Crawford County. The intent of this Code is to authorize and empower the Administrative Agency to adopt and enforce policies, regulations, and standards to sustain and enhance the health and safety of the citizens and environmental quality and integrity of Crawford County.
1-5 Applicability. The provisions of this Code shall apply to all Premises and to all Dwelling Units located in the unincorporated areas of Crawford County, Kansas.
1-6 Effective Date. This Code is effective from and after the adoption of Resolution #95-_____ on ____________, 1995, adopting and enacting this Code in Crawford County, Kansas.