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(a) The Code Enforcement Agency may order the repair, alteration, improvement, closing, demolition or removal of any dwelling, building or structure that is determined by the Code Enforcement Agency Official to be unsafe, unsanitary, dangerous or detrimental to the public safety or welfare in accordance with the procedures set forth in this article.
(b) In order to make a determination regarding the classification of a structure as unsafe, unsanitary, dangerous or detrimental to the public safety or welfare pursuant to this article and to determine and enforce the appropriate remedy for any such structure, Code Enforcement Agency Officials shall be entitled to make inspections, perform investigations, obtain search warrants, issue notices, require corrective measures, present complaints to the municipal judge, and exercise all other powers and duties authorized by West Virginia Code Section 8-12-16, as it may be amended.
(c) The powers and duties granted in this article are in addition to those otherwise granted by law and shall not be construed to limit any other lawful powers of the Town, including the power of Code Enforcement Agency Officials, to interpret and enforce the Building Code of the Town of Fayetteville, West Virginia.
(d) This article shall be construed broadly so as to promote the purpose of efficiently removing dangerous conditions that are harmful to the community.
(Ord. 2018-1. Passed 2-1-18.)