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The Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 723 states that "The legislative authority of a municipal corporation, in addition to the powers conferred by Section 729.01 to 729.10, inclusive, of the Ohio Revised Code, may require, by ordinance, by the imposition of suitable penalties or otherwise, that the owners and occupants of abutting lots and lands shall keep the sidewalks, curbs, and gutters in repair and free from snow and any nuisance."

The City of Oregon, in its Code under Section 909.02 - Duty to Maintain Sidewalks states that "Every owner of any lot or parcel of land situated within the corporation limits of the City shall keep and maintain sidewalks now or hereafter constructed along all streets adjoining such land in good order and repair and free from nuisance.  Furthermore, each such owner shall construct good and sufficient sidewalks abutting the property owned by him as provided in this chapter and the laws of the State".