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(A) The term UNSAFE BUILDING, as used in this section, is hereby defined to mean and include any building, shed, fence or other man-made structure which, after inspection by the City Building Inspector or City Engineer, meets the following conditions:
(1) Is dangerous to the public health because of its condition and which may cause or aid in the spread of disease or injury to the health of the occupants of it or neighboring structures;
(2) Because of faulty construction, age, lack of proper repair or any other cause is especially liable to fire and constitutes or creates a fire hazard; or
(3) By reason of faulty construction or any other cause is liable to cause injury or damage by the collapse or fall of all or any part of the structure. Any such unsafe building in the City, as determined by the City Building Inspector or City Engineer, is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
(B) It shall be unlawful to maintain or permit the existence of any unsafe building in the City and it shall be unlawful for the owner, occupant, tenant, lessee, agent or person in custody of the building to permit the same to remain in an unsafe condition or to occupy the building or permit it to be occupied, while it is in an unsafe condition.
(C) In case the owner of any building or structure shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with the notice given by any Police Officer or Community Service Technician to repair, rehabilitate or demolish and remove a building or structure which is unsafe and a public nuisance, the Police Officer or Community Service Technician shall follow the abatement process as described in § 92.09.
(‘63 Code, § 8-5-6) (Ord. 93-11, passed 4-5-93; Am. Ord. 09-12, passed 4-20-09) Penalty, see § 92.99