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The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this subchapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
ABATEMENT COSTS means Louisville Metro's necessary and reasonable costs for and associated with clearing, preventing unauthorized entry to, or demolishing all or a portion of a structure or premises, or taking any other action with regard to a structure or premises necessary to remedy a violation and to maintain and preserve the public health, safety and welfare in accordance with any Louisville Metro ordinance.
CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD means an administrative body created and acting under the authority of the Local Government Code Enforcement Board Act, KRS 65.8801 to 65.8839.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER means a police officer, safety officer, citation officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff, university police officer, airport police officer, or other public law enforcement officer with the authority to issue a citation.
FINAL ORDER means any order:
(1) Issued by the Code Enforcement Board in accordance with § 32.284(E);
(2) Issued by an assigned hearing officer in accordance with § 32.284(E);
(3) Created because a violator neither paid nor contested the citation within seven days as provided in § 32.283(F); or
(4) Created because a violator failed to appear at a hearing the violator requested to contest the citation as provided in § 32.284(C).
IMMINENT DANGER means a condition which is likely to cause serious or life-threatening injury or death at any time.
OWNER means a person, association, corporation, partnership or other legal entity having a legal or equitable title in real property.
PREMISES means a lot, plot or parcel of land, including any structures upon it.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 200-2016, approved 11-29-2016, effective 12-31-2016)