(A)   Any building or structure or part thereof, partially destroyed or otherwise, which is found by the Planning and Development Department to be in such a dilapidated state of disrepair or other substandard condition as to be dangerous to life, health or other property, or to constitute a fire or safety hazard or a public nuisance shall be declared by the Planning and Development Department to be unsafe.
   (B)   Such unsafe condition may be caused by defective construction, overloaded structural parts, decay, susceptibility to fire, exits or any other hazardous conditions or circumstances.
   (C)   The Planning and Development Department shall have authority, and it shall be its duty, to declare all such buildings or structures unsafe and to take appropriate action to have such conditions corrected or removed.
   (D)   Such declaration by the Planning and Development shall constitute an order of condemnation for the purposes of this subchapter.
(1997 Code, § 150.55) (Ord. 2010-26, passed 12-14-2010)