A.   Registration Form: The owner(s) of a vacant or abandoned building or structure shall register with the Village and provide information on a Vacant or Abandoned Building Registration form provided by the Village, and pay the required registration fee. The registration fee is an annual non-prorated fee.
   B.   Registration Fees: Registration fee of $200.00 is due at time of registration submittal to the director of building and zoning for review. This fee has been established to support services rendered by the Village in the course of its duties related to monitoring and acting upon vacant or abandoned buildings or structures. Failure to register a vacant or abandoned building or structure as required shall be cause for penalty in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the unpaid registration fee, in addition, shall be punishable as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code for each day of violation, Unpaid fees and assessed fines shall be a lien upon the property. Registration of a vacant or abandoned building or structure shall not preclude the Village from taking necessary action on a building or structure to make safe, including demolition. (Ord. 20-02, 4-12-2020)