Section 3 - General Provisions

All premises within Scotland County shall be maintained in such a manner as to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes on the premises. Artificial containers, ditches, streams, flooded areas, abandoned swimming pools and all other such sources of standing water or other liquid where mosquitoes are breeding, shall be removed, drained, treated or altered, maintained or otherwise eliminated by the person occupying the premises, or in the absence of an occupant, by the owner, within seventy-two (72) hours after discovering or being informed of the evidence of mosquito breeding on the premises.