(A)   General. The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all buildings in any zoning district in the city vacant or partially vacant for 180 consecutive days.
   (B)   Conflict. In any case where a provision of this chapter is found to be in conflict with a provision of any other provisions of the code, the provision which established the higher standard for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare shall prevail.
   (C)   Application of other ordinances. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to authorize the use of a structure or premises contrary to any other provision of the code. Repairs, additions, or alterations to a structure shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of state and local laws. Nothing in this section shall be construed to cancel, modify, or set aside any provision of the city zoning ordinance or building code.
   (D)   Existing remedies. The provisions in this chapter shall not be construed to abolish or impair existing remedies of the city, or its officers or agencies, under state laws or this code, including the zoning ordinance, relating to the removal or demolition of any structure which is dangerous, unsafe, and/or unsanitary, or the abatement of public nuisances.
   (E)   Historic buildings. The provisions of this chapter shall apply to structures designated by the federal government, state, or city as historic buildings. Any work to said structures shall also comply with current International Building Code or International Existing Building Code as applicable and as adopted by the city.
(Ord. 15019, passed 5-24-2021)