For the purposes of this chapter the following definitions shall apply:
   (a)    "Public Nuisance" any fence, wall, garage, shed, house, building, structure, pole, smokestack or any excavation, basement, cellar, well, cistern or sidewalk subspace or part thereof shall be deemed a public nuisance if it by reason of the condition in which the same is permitted to be or remain, endangers the health, life, limb or property, or causes any hurt, harm, inconvenience, damage or injury to any one or more persons in the City in any one or more of the following particulars:
      (1)    By reason of being detrimental to the general health of the community;
      (2)    By reason of being a fire hazard;
      (3)    By reason  of being unsafe for occupancy, or use on, in, upon, about or around the above premises;
      (4)    By reason of continued vacancy thereby resulting in lack of reasonable or adequate maintenance of structures and grounds and causing deterioration and blighting influence on nearby properties and thereby depreciating the enjoyment and use of the property in the immediate vicinity to such an extent that it is harmful to the community in which such structure is situated.
      (5)    By reason of being abandoned and having one or more conditions which violates a provision of any of the Building and Housing codes of Part Thirteen of the Fairborn Codified Ordinances.
   (b)    "Owner" any person, agent, operator, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the property; or recorded in the official records of the state, county or municipality as holding title to the property; or otherwise having control of the property, including the guardian of the estate of any such person, and the executor or administrator of the estate of such person if ordered to take possession of real property by a court. 
(Ord. 19-11.  Passed 4-4-11.)