Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–305.01. Cleaning streets, alleys, and avenues; maintenance of sewers.

The sweeping, cleaning, and removing all refuse and filthy accumulations in the streets, alleys, and avenues of the City of Washington, and the repairs and cleaning of the sewers, are necessary municipal objects, which belong to the current expenses of the same, to be paid for in money as other ordinary municipal expenses.