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(a) Whenever the owner, agent, occupant or operator of a structure or premises fails, neglects or refuses to comply with any notice of the Building Director or his designated representative, the Building Director or such designated representative may issue a notice to such owner agent, occupant or operator ordering the structure or premises, or part thereof, to be vacated, repaired or improved within ten (10) days, except in cases of emergency, or the Building Director of his designated representative may advise the Law Director of the circumstances and request the Law Director to institute an appropriate criminal or civil action at law to compel compliance, or both. Such notice shall be delivered by mail or posted in the same manner as provided in Section 1311.03
(b) Whenever the owner, agent, operator or occupant of a structure or premises fails neglects or refuses to comply with a notice to vacate issued by the Building Director, the Building Director may enforce the orders of such notice of vacation and cause the structure or premises or part thereof, to be vacated in accordance with the terms of such notice.
(c) Whenever the owner, agent or operator of a structure fails, neglects or refuses to comply with a notice to demolish such structure or part thereof, or a secondary or appurtenant structure, issued in accordance with the provisions of this Building Code and when such structure or part thereof is determined by the Building Director to constitute a public nuisance in that it is dangerous or injurious to the public health, safety or welfare, the Building Director may request the Law Director to institute legal proceedings to, or to take such other action as may be necessary to abate the nuisance. The Building Director shall further give notice informing the owner, agent or operator of such determination and action. Such notice shall be given in the same manner as provided in Section 1311.03.
(d) Any owner of any such property as to which an order or notice to repair, improve, demolish or vacate has been issued shall not sell or enter into an agreement to sell or lease such property unless such order of the Building Director has been disclosed and displayed to the prospective purchaser or lessee, or such owner has received notice from the Building Director of satisfactory compliance with such order or notice from the Building Director or other duly constituted authority that such order has been withdrawn or canceled
(Ord. 1999-02. Passed 1-11-99.)