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(a) Whenever a petition is filed with the Agency or its executive officer by any resident of the City or the Building Enforcement Agency acting on its own behalf charging that any dwelling, building, or structure is dangerous, unhealthy, or unfit for human habitation, the executive officer shall, if his preliminary investigation discloses a basis for such charges, issue and cause to be served upon the owner or parties in interest in such dwelling, building, or structure, a complaint stating the charges and containing a notice that a hearing will be held before the Agency, at a place therein fixed, not more than thirty days after the serving of such complaint.
(b) The owner and parties in interest shall have the right to file an answer to the complaint prior to the hearing and to appear in person or otherwise, and give testimony at the time and place fixed in the complaint. The hearing shall be informal and strict rules of procedure shall not be followed or required.
(c) The Agency shall have the right to re-enter any dwelling, building, or structure that has been found to be dangerous, unhealthy, or unfit for human habitation for the purpose of ensuring that said dwelling, building, or structure complies with all applicable ordinances which were named in the executive officer's complaint.
(Ord. 16-005. Passed 7-5-16.)