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(A) After failure of an owner of a dwelling or dwelling unit to comply with an order of the Director issued pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter, and upon adoption by the City Council of an ordinance authorizing and directing the Director to do so, as provided by G.S. § 160D-1203(5) and § 150.084 hereof, the Director shall proceed to cause the dwelling or dwelling unit to be repaired, altered or improved to comply with the minimum standards of fitness established by this subchapter, or to be vacated and closed and removed or demolished, as directed by the ordinance of the City Council and shall cause to be posted on the main entrance of the dwelling or dwelling unit a placard with the following words: “This building is unfit for human habitation; the use or occupation of this building for human habitation is prohibited and unlawful.” Occupation of a building so posted shall constitute a misdemeanor.
(B) Each ordinance shall be recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds in the county wherein the property is located, and shall be indexed in the name of the property owner in the grantor index, as provided by G.S. § 160D-1203(5).
(Prior Code, § 4-66; Am. Ord. O-03-21, passed - - )