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File #: 041044    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/23/2004 In control: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 12/21/2004
Effective date:    
Title: An ordinance relating to the posting of signs for boarded unsafe or vacant noncompliant buildings, structures and premises.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: BUILDING CODE, NUISANCES
Attachments: 1. Fiscal note.pdf, 2. Publication on January 12, 2005.PDF
Number
041044
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN
Title
An ordinance relating to the posting of signs for boarded unsafe or vacant noncompliant buildings, structures and premises.
Sections
218-9-1-a rc
218-9-3 rc
218-9-8-0 rn
218-9-8-b cr
Analysis
This ordinance provides that for boarded unsafe or vacant buildings, structures and premises for which code violations have existed for at least 6 months after the orders to make the buildings, structures and premises code compliant have been served upon the owners, regardless of whether the buildings, structures and premises were ordered closed or secured by the commissioner of neighborhood services, the commissioner may post signs which indicate the addresses of the buildings, structures and premises, the fact that the buildings, structures and premises have outstanding code violations and have been boarded for at least 6 months, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the owners, and any available information on related court dates. Currently, the commissioner may only post signs if boarded unsafe or vacant noncompliant buildings have been ordered closed or secured by the commissioner.
Body

The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 218-9-1-a of the code is repealed and recreated to read:

218-9. Unsafe or Vacant Noncompliant Buildings, Structures and Premises.

1. NUISANCE DECLARATION.

a. Requirements for Declaration. a-1. The commissioner may declare a building, structure or premises a nuisance and order the owner to make the building, structure or premises safe and code compliant or have it razed and removed whenever all of the following are true:

1-a. The building, structure or premises is found to be in violation of this code.

1-b. The building, structure or premises is unsafe and has been ordered closed, pursuant to s. 200-11, is vacant and has been ordered secured pursuant to s. 275-32-7 or s...

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