1397.01  PURPOSE.
   Within the scope of this Property Maintenance Code as hereinafter defined, the purpose of this Code is to establish minimum standards necessary to make all dwelling structures and vacant property safe, sanitary, free from fire and health hazards and beneficial to the public welfare; to establish as will not constitute a blighting or deteriorating influence on the neighborhood and with respect to sanitation, repair and multiple dwellings; to authorize external inspection of dwelling structures and to establish enforcement procedures; covered by Chapter 531 of the Codified Ordinances.
(Ord. 02-046.  Passed 6-26-02.)