§ 367.05. Noncompliance with Notice; Vacation of Premises; Board and Demolition of Premises  


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  • (a)   Whenever the owner, agent or person in charge of a dwelling structure or premises fails, neglects or refuses to comply with a notice of the Commissioner of Building and Housing, the Commissioner may issue a notice ordering the structure or premises concerned to be vacated, or he or she may advise the Director of Law of the circumstances and request the Director to institute an appropriate action of law to compel a compliance, or both.

    (b)   Whenever the owner or agent or person in charge of a dwelling structure or premises fails, neglects or refuses to comply with a notice to vacate issued by the Commissioner, the Commissioner may request the Director of Public Safety to enforce the orders of such notice of vacation and cause the structure to be vacated in accordance with the terms of such notice.

    (c)   Whenever the Commissioner has made the determination that a dwelling structure or premises constitutes a public nuisance in that the structure or premises is injurious to the public health, safety and welfare, and the owner, agent or person in charge of such structure fails, neglects or refuses to comply with a notice of violation ordering such structure to be demolished or boarded, or the violations corrected, the Commissioner may take necessary action to demolish or effectively board such structure in accordance with the procedure and requirements set forth in Section 3103.09 or take such other action as may be necessary to abate the nuisance. The Commissioner shall give written notice in conformance with the procedures set forth in this Housing Code for the service of notice of violation informing the owner or agent, mortgagee of record, lessee of record or lien holder of record of the City's intention to demolish or effectively board such structure at least thirty (30) days prior to such intended action by the City.

(Ord. No. 1684-12. Passed 11-26-12, eff. 11-28-12)