§ 160.92  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ORDER.
   (A)   In personam remedy. If the owner of any deteriorated dwelling or dwelling unit shall fail to comply with an order of the inspector to repair, alter or improve the dwelling or dwelling unit within the time specified therein, or if the owner of a dilapidated dwelling shall fail to comply with an order of the inspector to vacate and close and remove or demolish the dwelling or dwelling unit within the time specified therein, the inspector shall submit to the Town Board of Aldermen at its next regular meeting a resolution directing the town attorney to petition the superior court for an order directing such owner to comply with the order of the inspector, as authorized by G.S. 160A-446(g).
   (B)   In rem remedy. After failure of an owner of a deteriorated dwelling or dwelling unit, or of a dilapidated dwelling, to comply with an order of the inspector within the time specified therein, if injunctive relief has not been sought or has not been granted as provided in division (A) of this section, the inspector shall submit to the Town Board of Aldermen an ordinance ordering the inspector to cause such dwelling or dwelling unit to be repaired, altered, improved or vacated and closed and removed or demolished, as provided in the original order of the inspector, and pending such removal or demolition, to placard such dwelling as provided by G.S. 160A-443 and § 160-57.
   (C)   In addition to other penalties, any person who fails to comply with an order of the inspector to repair, alter or improve or to vacate and close and remove or demolish the dwelling or dwelling unit within the time specified therein, shall be subject the civil penalties described in this chapter.
(Ord. 16-12, passed 11-15-16)