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BUILDINGS

department for, etc., continued.
to be kept in repair by owners

191
scuttle-frames and covers, provisions concerning
smoke-pipes

191
furnaces

192
hot-air registers

192
ranges and boilers

192, 206
inspector to give notice to owner of unsafe flue, chimney, or heating apparatus, 192
penalty for neglect to make safe.

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boiler and engine rooms, how constructed and arranged

193
inspector of buildings to regulate setting of boilers and furnaces

193
flues for ranges, boilers, furnaces, and ovens

193
roofs

193
wooden bay-windows

193
upper exterior walls to be of non-combustible materials

193
cornices

193
metallic leaders

193
water not to flow on sidewalk

193
buildings not to exceed eighty feet in height, except, etc.

206
not to be raised, built upon, or altered, except to conform to provisions of act, 194
power of inspector in the premises

194
reference of questions between inspector and builder

194
penalties for violating provisions of building acts

175, 194, 306
how recovered

194
erection of buildings in violation of law may be enjoined

175, 194, 195
and court may order removal of same

195
certain railroad passenger stations not subject to provisions of act

195
if reported dangerous, inspector to inspect

206, 208
and, if dangerous, to be made safe or removed at once .

206, 208
injunction may issue

208
if owner refuses, survey to be made

207
and action taken in accordance with report

207
penalty for refusal or neglect of owner to obey order in premises.

207
how recovered

207
jury, how obtained

207
verdict, and effect of

207
costs

207
facilities for fire-escape to be provided when ordered by inspector

208
or survey had.

208
report of survey to specify alterations required

208
which shall be made accordingly

208
officers may enter buildings .

208
party-walls of small dwelling-houses outside of building limits, provisions
concerning

254
foundation-walls of buildings, other than dwelling-houses, not exceeding
thirty-five feet in height, how to be built

254
city council may authorize erection of wooden buildings, for market purposes,

299
outside to be covered with non-combustible material
and material and mode of erection to be approved by inspector

299
windows and projections into street not permitted, unless aldermen consent, 305
cellars and basements of dwelling-houses not to be constructed or used
below grade

195
nor stores, etc., unless licensed by aldermen

195
notices under this law, how served

196
penalty for violation of this law

195
its provisions may be enforced by injunction or other process

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BUILDINGS

department for, etc., continued.
hoist-ways, elevators, and well-holes, to be railed .

183
and supplied with trap-doors, to be kept closed when possible

183
penalty for violation of said requirements

183
combustibles not to be stored in dwelling-houses except as provided by law
or ordinance

175
city may regulate materials, etc., of pipes, fixtures, faucets, etc. .

305
provisions of building acts to apply to rebuilding, enlargement, and improve-
ment of stables

268
city may erect temporary wooden buildings for hospital purposes

196
to be constantly guarded by police

196
buildings used for public purposes, such as churches, theatres, halls, school-

houses, etc., when reported deficient in means of escape from fire, to be
inspected.

249
and alterations ordered .

249
if owner refuses to make alterations required, survey may be had

249
and, after report made, further use of building may be enjoined

249
penalty in case of owner's neglect to make alterations .

249
how recovered

250
obstructions in passage-ways, etc., to be removed, if ordered

250
and doors to be kept open, except fly-doors .

250
penalty for neglect

250
how recovered

250
for provisions relating especially to tenement-h ses and to elevators, see

TENEMENT-HOUSES; ELEVATORS.
BUILDINGS, INSPECTOR OF
office of, created .

164
how appointed and removed .

164
term of office

164
compensation, how fixed

165
subordinate officers of department to consist of clerk and assistant inspectors 164
how appointed and removed

164
terms of office

164
compensation, how

165
qualifications of inspector and assistant inspectors

164, 195
not to engage in other business

195
or be interested in building contracts

195
inspector to sign certificates and notices issuing from department

164
to make return to city solicitor of violations of law

164
to have records kept

164
to report to city council

164
to investigate origin of fires .

164
assistant inspectors to attend fires

165
and give information to engineer of fire department

165
inspector or assistant inspector to examine buildings

165
may enter buildings when necessary

165
to regulate thickness and method of construction of external walls not of brick
or stone .

306
to ascertain facts and make returns relative to steam-boilers

306
BUILDINGS, PUBLIC
city council to have care and superintendence of .

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for county, to be provided by city

319
BURIALS
power of board of
Ith to regulate

31
BURRILL, CHARLES
city authorized to pay $40,000 to .

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BURRILL, CHARLES, continued.
for services during war in connection with volunteers .

160
amount may be raised by taxation or otherwise

160
BURYING-GROUND. See CEMETERY.
BUTCHERS' SLAUGHTERING AND MELTING ASSOCIATION
incorporated.

155
may take and hold land in Brighton

155,253
damages, how ascertained, etc.

156
city board of health to approve plans of buildings

156,253
penalty for violation of regulations of board of health

156
capital stock to consist of $200,000

156
slaughtering in Boston to be done only on premises of association

233
to slaughter animals brought to it

253
charges, how fixed

253
city board of health to appoint inspectors to super se, etc.

253
powers of inspectors

253
power of board of health to make regulations

253
BY-LAWS AND ORDINANCES
city council may make such as towns may make

7
to take effect from time therein limited

7
without sanction or confirmation of court or other authority

7
penalty for violation of.

7
city may prescribe enacting style of, and method of publishing

296
fines and penalties for breach of, to be paid into treasury for use of city, unless
otherwise provided.

296
persons committed for non-payment of fine and costs, assessed for breach of, to
be imprisoned for ten days only

36
See also City COUNCIL.
BYRON STREET

city may extend over extension of Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation's
wharf

65
and lay and maintain necessary drains .

65
CANAL OR CRAGIE BRIDGE. See BRIDGES.
CARRIAGES, CARTS, ETC.
size, shape, and loads of, council may regulate

286
CEDAR-GROVE CEMETERY. See CEMETERY.
CELLAR
meaning of term as used in building acts

164
CEMETERY

limits of, in West Roxbury, to be defined by selectmen
highway may be laid out across

92
Cedar Grove
how to be managed, etc.

130, 131
part of, to be set apart for public burial

130
land used for, to be exempt from taxation

131
Forest Hills
certain conveyances made by Roxbury confirmed

89
Mount Hope
city may purchase land and establish public cemetery

76
annexation of, to Boston

180
boundaries of, defined

180
CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION OF THE BOSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT. See

FIRE DEPARTMENT, CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION OF THE Boston.
CHARITABLE DONATIONS, ETC. See Poor.
CHARLES RIVER
city may build sea-walls in, on lines defined

122, 123
and may fill up flats

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CHARLES RIVER, continued.
and contract with riparian owners concerning same

124
work to be under supervision of harbor commissioners

124
city may cover flats near Warren bridge with pile structure

317
CHARLES-RIVER BRIDGE. See Bridges.
CHARLES-RIVER PROMENADE
city may construct

294
provisions concerning

294, 295
CHARLES-RIVER STREET RAILWAY COMPANY
charter of, confirmed

303
locations confirmed

303
provisions concerning building, location, use of tracks of other roads, etc.

303
CHARLES STREET

city may construct highway in continuation of
CHARLESTOWN
action of, in taking Commonwealth's lands for certain streets, ratified

112
annexation of, to Boston

198
trustees of poor's fund in town of. See Poor.
CHARTER. See the several acts referred to by their titles in the table of titles at

beginning of book.
CHELSEA

Boston may conduct water to East Boston through
may be supplied with water from Charlestown

118
and may issue scrip in payment of expense of introducing it

118
provisions concerning scrip.

118
CHELSEA BRIDGES. See BRIDGES.
CHILDREN

receiving benefit of John Boylston's charitable donations, may be bound out dur-
ing minority

26
See JUVENILE OFFENDERS; Poor.
CHOCOLATE
cocoa not to be roasted for, in building, without license

36
CHURCH
deficient in means of escape from fire

249, 250
See BUILDINGS.
CITY CLERK. See CLERK.
CITY COUNCIL
to consist of mayor, board of aldermen, and common council ..

1
powers formerly vested in town or in its inhabitants as a municipal corporation, or
in city council, to be vested in

7
and to be exercised by concurrent vote

7
may make by-laws or ordinances .

7
such as towns of the commonwealth may make

7
may annex penalty of not more than fifty dollars for the breach thereof

7
by-laws and ordinances to take effect from time therein limited .

7
without sanction or confirmation of court or other authority

7
may assess taxes

7
for purposes for which towns may assess and grant money

7
and for purposes for which county taxes may be assessed

7
so long as other towns shall not be taxed for county purposes

7
in assessing and apportioning taxes, rules established by law governing assess-
ment of town taxes to be observed

7
may provide for assessment and collection of such taxes

7
may make appropriations of public moneys

7
and provide for their disbursement

7
and take measures to secure just and prompt accounts thereof

7
for these purposes, may elect needful assessors or assistant assessors

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CITY COUNCIL, continued.

or provide for their appointment or election
by mayor and alderınen, or by citizens, as seems best.
may require bonds of persons handling public moneys
with such conditions and sureties as are deemed requisite
may provide for appointment or election of all necessary officers not otherwise

provided for .
may prescribe their duties and compensation
may choose register of deeds whenever city shall be one county .
shall have care and superintendence of public buildings
and care, custody, and management of all city property
with power to lease and sell it
except common and Faneuil hall
shall have power to purchase property, real or personal
whenever the interest or convenience of the city requires
power and authority relative to the public health and the quarantine of vessels to

be executed by the appointment of health commissioners
or as the health, etc., of the city requires
may prescribe manner of carrying such powers and duties into effect .
may delegate same, although previous legislation directs a personal exercise
may constitute either branch, or any committee of their number, a board of health,

for all or for particular purposes
all ordinances, orders, resolutions, or votes, where concurrence is necessary, ex-

cept on questions of convention, to be presented to mayor
also all orders of either branch involving expenditures
if mayor approves, he shall sign
otherwise, shall return with objections .
reconsideration shall be had .
if afterwards, two thirds present and voting agree to pass, shall be sent to other

branch
if there similarly approved, to be in force
if not returned by mayor within ten days, to be in force
vote to be determined by yeas and nays
veto power not to extend to election of officers chosen in convention, or by

concurrent action, unless expressly provided
boards and officers intrusted with expenditure of public money, to be account-

able to .
annual statements of receipts and expenditures, to be published and distributed by,
also particular statement of all city property
may direct and appoint, by by-law or ordinance, form of warrants for meetings

for municipal purposes .
may direct also, how same shall be served, executed, and returned
may choose city clerk .
and remove him at pleasure
may assess taxes in county so long as Chelsea is not liable to taxation for county

purposes
may establish two or more houses of correction
may rent and maintain lunatic hospital
and regulate its management
may regulate the taking of ballast
to elect directors of public institutions.
regulate their duties and powers, and provide for their compensation
fill vacancies in the board
and remove members for cause
.may prescribe duties of harbor-master .
to elect overseers of the pooor
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