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nuisance

Anything that causes inconvenience, annoyance, or disturbance of normal physiology.
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Conceding the fact that your roosters are pets, any pets that constitute or create a nuisance cannot be kept.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, nuisance alarms or "false" alarms, are the leading cause for intentionally disabled smoke alarms in America.
For contractors and recyclers, knowing their dust control options can help them keep both nuisance complaints and compliance costs down.
What may be negligence or nuisance under one set of facts, may be successfully defended in another set of circumstances.
Existing businesses that sell alcohol could be ordered to get the permits if they halt operations or markedly change them, or if they or their patrons become nuisances, city officials said.
It didn't say exactly what nuisances were to be tracked down and eradicated but as a job description it's not bad.
If it is hard to get a satisfactory hearing in a non-payment case, it is even more difficult even to get as far as a hearing or trial in nuisance cases.
It will work with a variety of sensor systems, including fiber-optic, strain-sensitive, microphonic cable and microwave systems, and can be tailored to recognize site specific nuisances.
A survey form was developed in which respondents were asked to identify types of nuisances that their board of health has encountered on a routine basis.
It uses a similar definition of "sanitary nuisance" as the state law, and it provides for the Director of the Dade County Department of Public Health to investigate such so called nuisances.
We're very excited,'' said Delgadillo, who made a campaign promise to take on local nuisances.