(a)   The owner of a vacant building shall pay an annual fee of $200 for the period the building remains a vacant building.
   (b)   The first annual fee shall be paid not later than 30 days after the building becomes vacant. If the fee is not paid within 30 days of being due, the owner shall be in violation of this subchapter.
   (c)   The fee shall be paid in full prior to the issuance of any building permits, with the exception of a demolition permit.
(1992 Code, § 11-103)  (Ord. 112-03, passed 11-17-2003)