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The designation of dwellings or dwelling units as unfit for human habitation and the procedure for the condemnation and placarding of such dwellings or dwelling units shall be carried out in compliance with the following requirements:
(a) Any dwelling or dwelling unit which is found to have any of the following defects shall be condemned as unfit for human habitation and shall be so designated and placarded by the Building Official:
(1) One which is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, unsanitary, unsafe or vermin-infested that it creates a serious hazard to the health or safety of the occupants or of the public.
(2) One which lacks illumination, ventilation or sanitation facilities adequate to protect the health or safety of the occupants or of the public.
(3) One which, because of its general condition or location, is unsanitary or otherwise dangerous to the health or safety of the occupants or of the public.
(b) Any dwelling or dwelling unit condemned as unfit for human habitation and so designated and placarded by the Building Official shall be vacated within a reasonable time as ordered by the Building Official.
(c) No dwelling or dwelling unit which has been condemned and placarded as unfit for human habitation shall again be used for human habitation until written approval is secured from, and such placard is removed by, the Building Official. The Building Official shall remove such placard whenever the defect or defects upon which the condemnation and placarding action were based have been eliminated and after the dwelling or dwelling unit has been inspected and been found to comply in all respects with the requirements of this chapter.
(d) No person shall deface or remove the placard from any dwelling or dwelling unit which has been condemned as unfit for human habitation and placarded as such, except as provided in subsection (c) hereof.
(e) Any person affected by any notice or order relating to the condemning and placarding of a dwelling or dwelling unit as unfit for human habitation may request and shall be granted a hearing on the matter before the Village Manager under the procedure set forth in Section 1490.11.
(Ord. 1966-4. Passed 9-13-66.)