Whenever the ACE administrator, chief building inspector, or fire chief determines that a property or building requires demolition, any one of them may demolish or remove the offending structure, or exercise any or all of the powers listed in section 1-12B-2-1 of this article once appropriate notice has been given to a responsible person pursuant to the uniform code for the abatement of dangerous buildings or international fire code as required under state law. The responsible person shall be liable for all costs associated with the demolition. Costs may be recovered pursuant to this chapter. (Ord. 2003-07-004, 7-17-2003)
A. Once the ACE administrator has determined that the chief building inspector or the fire chief has complied with all of the notice requirements of the applicable laws, the property will be abated pursuant to the abatement remedy. Costs incurred by the city during the demolition process shall be assessed and recovered against the responsible person through the procedures outlined in the “remedies” section of this chapter.
B. The ACE administrator may also pursue any other administrative or judicial remedy. (Ord. 2003-07-004, 7-17-2003)