§ 150.45  INSPECTION; NOTICE TO OWNER TO CORRECT.
   When the Inspector finds any defects in a building or finds that the building has not been constructed in accordance with the applicable state and local laws or that a building because of its condition is dangerous or contains fire hazardous conditions, it shall be his or her duty to notify the owner or occupant of the building of its defects, hazardous conditions or failure to comply with law. The owner or occupant shall each immediately remedy the defects, hazardous conditions or violations of law in the property he or she owns.
(G.S. § 160A-425)  (1992 Code, § 150.35)  Penalty, see § 150.99