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For the purposes of this subchapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ABANDONED URBAN PROPERTY.
(1) Any vacant structure or vacant unimproved lot or parcel of ground in the City of Pikeville which has been vacant or unimproved for a period of at least one (1) year and which:
(a) Because it is dilapidated, unsanitary, unsafe, varmint infested, or otherwise dangerous to the safety of persons, it is unfit for its intended use;
(b) By reason of neglect or lack of maintenance has become a place for the accumulation of trash and debris; or has become infested with rodents or other varmints; or
(c) Has been delinquent for a period of at least three (3) years;
(2) Any property in the city that has been identified as “blighted” or “deteriorated” by the Vacant Property Review Commission.
(Ord. 0-2005-06, passed 4-25-05; Am. Ord. 0-2011-018, passed 6-13-11)