All buildings or structures that are detrimental to the health, safety, or welfare of the residents of the city and that have any or all of the following defects shall be deemed dangerous buildings:
   (A)   Those with interior 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 falls outside the middle third of its base;
   (B)   Those that, exclusive of the foundation, show 33% or more damage or deterioration of the supporting member or members, or 50% damage or deterioration of the non-supporting enclosing or outside walls or covering;
   (C)   Those that have improperly distributed loads upon the floors or roofs, or in which the same are overloaded or that have insufficient strength to be reasonably safe for the purpose used;
   (D)   Those that have been damaged by fire, wind, or other causes so as to become dangerous to life, safety, or the general health and welfare of the occupants or the people of the city;
   (E)   Those that are so dilapidated, decayed, unsafe, unsanitary, or that so utterly fail to provide the amenities essential to decent living that they are unfit for human habitation, or are likely to cause sickness or disease, so as to work injury to the health, safety, or welfare of those occupying such building;
   (F)   Those having light, air, and sanitation facilities that are inadequate to protect the health, safety, or general welfare of human beings who live or may live therein;
   (G)   Those having inadequate facilities for egress in case of fire or panic or those having insufficient stairways, elevators, fire escapes, or other adequate means of evacuation;
   (H)   Those that have parts thereof that are so attached that they may fall and injure members of the public or property; and/or
   (I)   Those that because of their condition are unsafe, unsanitary, or dangerous to the health, safety, or general welfare of the people of this city.
(Prior Code, § 505.020)