(a)   Any building, grounds or structure that has been damaged by fire shall be secured from tampering or trespassing and maintained in a nuisance-free condition by the owner or his or her agent in a manner acceptable to the Code Official.  All structures damaged by fire or explosion shall have repairs completed and/or be demolished, with all fire debris removed, within 360 days of the incident.
   (b)   The time-frame set forth in subsection (a) hereof shall not be applicable to structures involved in suspicious or arson fires and deemed to be evidence by the Code Official.  In such cases, the time-table for repair or demolition shall be as set forth by the relevant Code Official.
(Ord. 97-114.  Passed 8-5-97.)