§ 96.138  EMERGENCY ORDERS.
   (A)   Whenever the Health Officer, Fire Inspector, Building Commissioner or Code Enforcement Commissioner finds that an emergency exists which requires immediate action to protect the public health, he or she may, without notice or hearing, issue an order reciting the existence of an emergency and requiring that action be taken as he or she deems necessary to meet the emergency.
   (B)   Notwithstanding the other provisions of this chapter, this order shall be effective immediately.
   (C)   Any person to whom this order is directed shall comply therewith immediately, but upon petition to the Board of Public Works and Safety shall be afforded a hearing as soon as possible.
   (D)   After the hearing, depending on the finding as to whether the provisions of this chapter have been complied with, the Health Officer, Fire Inspector, Building Commissioner or Code Enforcement Commissioner shall continue the order in effect, modify it, or revoke it, in accordance with the decision of the Board of Public Works and Safety.
(Prior Code, § 96.88)  (Ord. 3337, passed 8-7-1961; Am. Ord. 8435, passed 7-22-2002)