Any of the following shall constitute an unsafe building and/or unsafe premises:
      (1)   Property that is in impaired structural condition that makes it unsafe to a person or property;
      (2)   Property that is a fire hazard;
      (3)   Property that is a hazard to the public health;
      (4)   Property that is a public nuisance as denned by this chapter or any other city ordinance;
      (5)   Property that is dangerous to a person or property because of a violation of a statute or ordinance concerning building condition or maintenance;
      (6)   Property that is vacant and not maintained in a manner that would allow human habitation, occupancy, or use under the requirement of any statute or ordinance;
      (7)   Property that has any door, aisle, passageway, or other means of exit that is not of sufficient width or size or is not arranged so as to provide safe and adequate means of exit in case of fire or panic;
      (8)   Property that has the walking surface of any aisle, passageway, stairway, or other means of exit so warped, worn, loose, damaged, missing, dilapidated, fire-damaged, unfinished, weather-worn, or otherwise unsafe so as not to provide safe and adequate means of exit in case of fire or panic;
      (9)   Property that has stress on any material member or portion thereof due to dead and/or Eve loads, that is more that 1-1/2 times the working stress allowed for new buildings or similar structure, purpose, or location;
      (10)   Property that has any portion thereof that has been damaged by fire, earthquake, wind, flood, storm, other natural disaster, or other cause to an extent that the structural strength or stability thereof is materially less than it was before the event and is less than the nainimum requirements for new hundings of similar structure, purpose, or location;
      (11)   Property that has any portion, member, or appurtenance thereof that is reasonably likely to fail, to become detached, dislodged, or to collapse and thereby injure persons or damage property;
      (12)   Property that has any exterior portion, member, appurtenance, or ornamentation thereon that is not of sufficient strength or stability, or is not anchored, attached, or fastened, so as to be capable of resisting a wind pressure of 1/2 of that specified for new bundings or similar structure, purpose, or location without exceeding the working stresses permitted for the buildings;
      (13)   Property that has any portion thereof that was warped, buckled, or settled to an extent that walls or other structural portions have materially less resistance to winds, weather conditions, storms, floods, fires, earthquakes, or other invasive conditions, than is required in the case of new buildings of similar structure, purpose, or location without exceeding the working stresses permitted for the buildings;
      (14)   Property that is or has any portion thereof that, because of:
         (a)   Dilapidation, deterioration, or decay;
         (b)   Faulty construction;
         (c)   The removal, movement, or instability of any portion of the ground necessary for the support of the building;
         (d)   The deterioration, decay, or inadequacy of its foundation; or
         (e)   Any other cause is reasonably Ukely to partially or completely collapse.
      (15)   Property that is or has any portion thereof that is manifestly unsafe for the purpose for which it is being used;
      (16)   Property that has exterior walls or other vertical structural members that list, lean, or buckle to such an extent that a plumb line passing through the center of gravity does not fall inside the middle 1/3 of the base;
      (17)   Show, that the property has exclusive of its foundation, 33% or more damage or deterioration of any supporting member, or 50% or more damage to deterioration of any non-supporting member, enclosure, or outside wall or covering;
      (18)   That the property has been so damaged by fire, wind, earthquake, flood, or other cause, or has become so dilapidated or deteriorated so as to become:
         (a)   An attractive nuisance to children; or
         (b)   Freely accessible to persons for the purpose of committing unlawful acts.
      (19)   Property that has been constructed, exists, or maintained in violation of any specific requirement, prohibition or regulation under the laws of the State of Indiana, or an city ordinance, or building regulations relating to the condition, location, or structure of buildings;
      (20)   Property that has, in any supporting or non-supporting part, member, exterior, roof, or portion, less than 75% of the:
         (a)   Strength;
         (b)   Fire-resisting qualities or characteristics;
         (c)   Weather-resisting characteristics that would be required by law in the new construction for buildings of similar height and occupancy; or
         (d)   Exterior surfaces covered in weather-resistant material.
      (21)   Property that is used or intended to be used for dwelling purposes, and, because of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, decay, damage, faulty construction or arrangement, inadequate light, air or sanitation facilities or otherwise is determined by the Greene County Board of Health to be unsanitary, unfit for human habitation, or in a condition that it is likely to cause sickness or disease;
      (22)   Property that is because of obsolescence, dilapidated condition, deterioration, damage, inadequate exits or lack of sufficient fire-resistive construction, determined by the Linton Fire Department to be a fire hazard;
      (23)   Property that is the remnant of a building or structure that remains on site after the attempted demolition or destruction of the building or structure;
      (24)   Property that is abandoned for a period in excess of six months, so as to constitute an attractive nuisance to children, or hazard to the public;
      (25)   Property that has panes of glass missing, shards of glass on the exterior at a level of height that could endanger the health, safety, and welfare of persons or property;
      (26)   Property that is property as denned in state law, which has been used as a landfill or dump, contains non-exempted underground storage tanks, contains hazardous waste, or contains environmental defects as defined by Indiana or Federal environ mental laws or regulation.
(Ord. 80-4, passed 2-28-1980; Am. Ord. 2012-06, passed 05-14-2012)