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The designation of dwelling or dwelling units as unfit for human habitation and the procedure for the condemnation and placarding of such unfit dwellings or dwelling units shall be carried out in compliance with the following requirements.
(A) Any dwelling or dwelling unit which shall be found to have any of the following defects shall be condemned as unfit for human habitation and shall be so designated and placarded by the Housing Officer:
(1) One which is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, insanitary, unsafe or vermin-infested that it creates a serious hazard to the health or safety of the occupants or of the public;
(2) One which lacks illumination, ventilation or sanitation facilities adequate to protect the health or safety of the occupants or of the public; or
(3) One which because of its general condition or location is unsanitary, or otherwise dangerous to the health or safety of the occupants or of the public.
(B) Any dwelling or dwelling unit condemned as unfit for human habitation, and so designated and placarded by the Housing Officer, shall be vacated within a reasonable time as ordered by the Housing Officer.
(C) No dwelling or dwelling unit which has been condemned and placarded as unfit for human habitation shall again be used for human habitation until written approval is secured from, and such placard is removed by, the Housing Officer. The Housing Officer shall remove such placard whenever the defect or defects upon which the condemnation and placarding action were based have been eliminated.
(D) No person shall deface or remove the placard from any dwelling or dwelling unit which has been condemned as unfit for human habitation and placarded as such, except as provided in division (C) above.
(E) Any person affected by any notice order relating to the condemning and placarding of a dwelling or dwelling unit as unfit for human habitation may request and shall be granted a hearing on the matter before the Housing Committee under the procedure set forth in § 150.57.
(Ord. 1060, passed 5-16-1966; Ord. 1066, passed 9-19-1966; Ord. 1273, passed 5-4-1981) Penalty, see § 150.99