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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]

  ( Heading of Division 4 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 16. )

PART 3. NUISANCE [3479 - 3508.2]

  ( Part 3 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 3. PRIVATE NUISANCES [3501 - 3503]
  ( Title 3 enacted 1872. )

3501.
  

The remedies against a private nuisance are:

1. A civil action; or,

2. Abatement.

(Enacted 1872.)

3502.
  

A person injured by a private nuisance may abate it by removing, or, if necessary, destroying the thing which constitutes the nuisance, without committing a breach of the peace, or doing unnecessary injury.

(Enacted 1872.)

3503.
  

Where a private nuisance results from a mere omission of the wrongdoer, and cannot be abated without entering upon his land, reasonable notice must be given to him before entering to abate it.

(Enacted 1872.)

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