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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BUILDINGS. A structure having a roof supported by columns or walls, including mobile homes, whether movable or stationary.
DETERIORATION. The condition or appearance of a building or part thereof characterized by holes, breaks, rot, crumbling, cracking, peeling, rusting or other evidence of physical decay, neglect, lack of maintenance or excessive use.
OCCUPANT. Any person living, sleeping or having actual possession of a building.
OWNER. Any person, who alone, jointly or severally with others, has legal or equitable title to any premises, with or without accompanying actual possession thereof.
PERSON. Any natural individual, firm, trust, partnership, association or corporations.
PREMISES. Any building, accessory structure or other improvement to real property together with all the surrounding real property over which the owner or occupant has legal title or dominion and which is located within the corporate limits of the City.
(Ord. 728/95, passed 12-20-95)