§ 52-1.Purpose and Objectives.  
Purpose. This Chapter is enacted to protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the 
people of Henderson County pursuant to powers granted under N.C.G.S. 153A-132
N.C.G.S.153A-136 and N.C.G.S. 153A-140, the Henderson County Code, and
subsequent recodifications and/or amendments, and other applicable legislation, as may 
be adopted in the future.  
Objectives. The principal objectives of this Chapter are:  
To prevent injury and illness to occupants of property and the public and to 
remove public nuisances.  
To provide county-wide standards for the abatement of public nuisances 
including, but not limited to solid waste, junked motor vehicles and abandoned 
manufactured homes.  
To establish responsibility of involved parties and assure that people are not 
unnecessarily exposed to dangers of public nuisances.  
To ensure proper actions are taken to abate public nuisances.