Ordinance 179A Dangerous Buildings and Structures

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO 179; REGULATING DANGEROUS BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES WITHIN THE CITY; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; ADOPTING THE STANDARD UNSAFE BUILDING ABATEMENT CODE, 1985 EDITION (THE “CODE”); ADOPTING CHAPT. 214, TEX. LOC. GOV’T. CODE, BY REFERENCE; AMENDING SECTIONS OF THE CODE AS ADOPTED; PROVIDING FOR INSPECTIONS OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES WITHIN THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE TO OWNERS AND PERSONS WITH INTEREST IN DANGEROUS BUILDINGS; PROVIDING FOR HEARINGS TO DETERMINE IF A BUILDING COMPLIES WITH THE MINIMUM STANDARDS SET OUT IN THIS ORDINANCE; REQUIRING THE OWNER(S) OR PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN DANGEROUS BUILDINGS TO REPAIR, REMOVE OR DEMOLISH SUCH BUILDINGS; PROVIDING FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF EXPENSES ON THE PROPERTY ON WHICH THE DANGEROUS BUILDING IS LOCATED; PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING AN OPEN MEETINGS CLAUSE.

Ordinance 179A