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The Building Official shall administer and enforce the unsafe building or structure provisions of this section.
(A) When a structure is found by the Building Official to be unsafe, unfit for human occupancy, or unlawful, such structure shall be condemned pursuant to the provisions of this code.
(B) Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
“STRUCTURE UNFIT FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY.” A structure is unfit for human occupancy whenever the Building Official finds that such structure is unsafe, unlawful, or because of the degree to which the structure is in disrepair or lacks maintenance, is unsanitary, vermin or rodent infested or contains filth and contamination.
“UNLAWFUL STRUCTURE.” An unlawful structure is one found to be, in whole or in part, erected, altered or occupied contrary to law.
“UNSAFE STRUCTURES.” An unsafe structure is one that is found to be dangerous to the life, health, property or safety of the public or the occupants of the structure that is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, structurally unsafe or of such faulty construction or unstable foundation, that partial or complete collapse is possible.
(Ord. 1409, passed 12-16-10; Am. Ord. 1467, passed 9-6-12)