(a)   Definition. Any building which has any, some or all of the following conditions shall be deemed an “unsafe building”:
      (1)   Those whose interior walls or other vertical structural members list, lean or buckle to such an extent that the structural integrity of said building is compromised.
      (2)   Those which show 33% or more of damage or deterioration of its supporting member or members, or 50% or more of damage or deterioration of its entire enclosing or outside walls or covering.
      (3)   Those which have improperly distributed loads upon the floors or roofs, including those which are overloaded or which have insufficient strength to be reasonably safe for the purpose used.
      (4)   Those which have been damaged by fire, wind or other causes so as to have become structurally unsound.
      (5)   Those which have become or are so dilapidated, decayed, hazardous, unsanitary and/or which fail to provide the amenities essential for human habitation or are likely to propagate disease so as to cause injury to the health, safety or general welfare to those persons living or may live therein.
      (6)   Those having light, air, and sanitation facilities which are inadequate to protect the health, safety or general welfare of those persons living or who may live therein.
      (7)   Those having inadequate means of egress in case of fire or panic or those having inadequate stairways, elevators, fire escapes or other means of exit.
      (8)   Those which have parts thereof which are so attached that they may become detached, fall, and injure members of the public or property.
      (9)   Those which, because of their condition are hazardous, unsanitary, and/or dangerous to the health, safety or general welfare of the people of the City.
      (10)   Those buildings existing in violation of any provision of the Building Code, any provision of the Fire Prevention Code, and provisions of the Ohio Revised Code or any ordinances of this City.
(Ord. 2013-68. Passed 6-3-13.)