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(a) If the City Manager or the Building Commissioner finds that any building, structure or lot within the City, by reason of deterioration of materials, lack of repair or the maintenance of any condition therein or thereon which results in a blighting or deteriorating factor, is or will become a hazard to the health, safety or welfare of its occupants or the public, or is or will become a blighting or deteriorating factor in the neighborhood or will impair or adversely affect the value of neighboring property, the City Manager shall report such facts to Council, which may thereupon declare such building, structure or condition to be a nuisance. Council may specify, upon the advice of the City Manager, what reasonable repairs, maintenance or corrective measures are necessary to abate such a nuisance.
(b) Upon the finding by Council that a nuisance exists, the City Manager shall order the owner of such building, structure or lot to make such repairs or take such maintenance or corrective measures within a reasonable time. No person shall fail to comply with such order.
(c) Whoever violates subsection (b) hereof is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 2608-63. Passed 4-15-63)