1375.99 PENALTY.
   (a)   Any individual, firm, association or corporation who violates any of the provisions of Chapter 1375 of the Conneaut Codified Ordinances may be fined up to $50 per day for each day of the continued violation. If the offender has previously violated Chapter 1375 on more than three (3) separate occasions, a violation of this Chapter shall be a misdemeanor in the fourth degree.
   (b)   The application of the penalty provided in subsection (a) hereof shall not be deemed to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited condition, or the application of any other equitable remedy. (Ord. 51-18. Passed 9-10-18.)
Exterior of Property
Garbage service is provided
No record of an un-remediated meth lab
Exterior of Structure
• There are no apparent holes in the roof;
• There are no apparent broken or significantly decayed structural members; and
• There is no clear evidence of leaking.
• There are no apparent loose bricks or masonry; and
• The chimney is not pulling away from the structure, unstable or otherwise at risk of collapse
• There is no evident deflection, crumbling or leaning; and
• Openings in the foundation are not larger than 1/4"
Premises identification:
• Address numbers are legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property.
Building security:
• Locks, latches, windows and doors are in good working order.
Roof drains, gutters, and downspouts:
• Are maintained and free of obstructions.
Interior of Structure
Structural components of walls, floors, and ceilings:
• There are no wall, floor or ceiling finishes that are damaged to the point of exposing underlying framing members;
• There is no apparent evidence that walls, floors, or ceilings are soft, spongy, or wet to the touch; and
• There is no deflection or inflection observed of any interior, load bearing wall.
Interior stairs and landings:
• Handrails and guardrails for stairs of four or more risers are present and stable and not missing spindles or railings; and
• Interior stairs are not missing risers or treads and are stable and not rotted.
Insect and/or rodent infestation:
• No obvious, visible evidence of a present insect or rodent infestation.
Light, Ventilation and Heating
• There are no missing pieces or cracks that permit weather or water to enter the interior.
• There is running hot and cold water.
Permanent electric, natural gas, propane, or heat oil heating unit for the provision of heat is present and operable.
There are no other defects in the dwelling unit, heating, ventilation, structural, electrical or plumbing components which do not comply with the Ohio Building Code and are likely to present a serious risk to the inhabitants or others.
Clothes dryer exhaust: If dryer is present, it must be vented to daylight.
Plumbing Facilities and Fixtures:
Bathroom requirement: Each dwelling unit must contain at least one bathroom with a working sink, toilet and bathtub or shower.
Each bathroom must have a door enclosing the bathroom.
Bathroom fixtures:
• No visible leaks; and
• Fixtures are operable.
Electrical system:
• No exposed, unprotected wiring or electrical contacts are apparent;
• Light fixtures are not damaged or missing; and
• Receptacles are not inoperable.
Fire Protection
Smoke detectors (Minimum of one per floor)
Fire extinguisher (Minimum of one per residence)
Carbon monoxide detector (Minimum of one per residence)
(Ord. 51-18. Passed 9-10-18.)