Citation (Citation #: 2019-00000224)
Thu, Jan 3, 2019 7:41 AM
Total Citation Amount:
Name of Person Cited:
MEREDITH MARY E & COBB MARY
Property in Violation:
1621 JOHNSON DR
BOWLING GREEN KY 42101
PVA Parcel #: 040A02 081
MEREDITH MARY E & COBB MARY
1621 JOHNSON DR
BOWLING GREEN KY 421013519
Code Enforcement Officer:
Thu, Jan 3, 2019 9:30 AM
Code Violations (7)
IPMC 3.304.2 Protective Treatment General Requirements / Exterior Structure
The exterior of a structure shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary so as not to pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare. All exterior surfaces, including but not limited to, doors, door and window frames, cornices, porches, trim, balconies, decks and fences, shall be maintained in good condition. Exterior wood surfaces, other than decay-resistant woods, shall be protected from the elements and decay by painting or other protective covering or treatment. Peeling, flaking and chipped paint shall be eliminated and surfaces repainted. All siding and masonry joints, as well as those between the building envelope and the perimeter of windows, doors and skylights, shall be maintained weather resistant and water tight. All metal surfaces subject to rust or corrosion shall be coated to inhibit such rust and corrosion, and all surfaces with rust or corrosion shall be stabilized and coated to inhibit future rust and corrosion. Oxidation stains shall be removed from exterior surfaces. Surfaces designed for stabilization by oxidation are exempt from this requirement. There are areas of a structure at this location that lacks and/or has insufficient protective treatment including, but not limited to, areas of missing or damaged siding.
IPMC 3.304.18.1 Doors General Requirements / Exterior Structure / Building Security
Doors providing access to a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit that is rented, leased or let shall be equipped with a deadbolt lock designed to be readily openable from the side from which egress is to be made without the need for keys, special knowledge or effort and shall have a lock throw of not less than 1 inch (25 mm). Such deadbolt locks shall be installed according to the manufacturer's specifications and maintained in good working order. For the purpose of this section, a sliding bolt shall not be considered an acceptable deadbolt lock. There is at least one exterior door on a structure at this location that is missing and/or not maintained in good repair.
IPMC 3.301.3 Vacant Structures and Land General Requirements / General
All vacant structures and premises thereof or vacant land shall be maintained in a clean, safe, secure and sanitary condition as provided herein so as not to cause a blighting problem or adversely affect the public health or safety. The dwelling at this location appears to be vacant, has not been serviced by utilities since 2015, and is otherwise neglected/not maintained in good repair or condition.
IPMC 3.308.1 Accumulation of Rubbish or Garbage General Requirements / Rubbish & Garbage
All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage. There is an accumulation of rubbish/garbage on the front porch of this property.
BGKY C27 27.5.02.a.6 Vacant Building Not Secured Property Code / Amendments to Property Maintenance Code / Unsafe / Problem Structures / Unsafe / Problem Structures Defined
An unsafe / problem structure is defined as a building or other structure that poses a nuisance or danger to the public, police department or fire department and includes, but is not limited to the definition in the International Property Maintenance Code, as well as the following: Any vacant building or structure not secured from entry or the elements. C27.5.02.a.b Compliance Time Period When an unsafe / problem structure, not in danger of structural collapse, has been closed and secured from entry and the elements by the property owner and the structure continues to remain closed and secured from entry and the elements by approved methods, it may remain standing in a safe condition for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the condemnation, fire, or damage from other means, or the date of the release of the property from a governmental, criminal, fire or explosives investigation, at which time an application must have been made for a building permit to repair or for a demolition permit. If a building permit is requested and approved, repair or renovation work to bring the property into compliance must be completed within sixty (60) days of the date of the issuance of the permit. If a demolition permit is requested and approved, demolition must be initiated within five (5) days and must be completed within thirty (30) days of the date of the issuance of the demolition permit. C27.5.02.a.c Failure to Comply Failure of the property owner to obtain the required permit(s) in the specified time and/or to keep the structure closed and secured from entry shall constitute permission to an official, employee, or other authorized agent of the City to enter upon the property to remedy the situation and to abate the nuisance by demolition and removal of the unsafe / problem structure. The dwelling at this location appears to be vacant, has not been serviced by utilities since 2015, and is otherwise neglected/not maintained in good repair or condition.
BGKY C27 27.6.05.c Exterior Use or Storage of Indoor Furniture Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance
It shall be unlawful for the owner, occupant or person having control or management of any public or private land within the City to permit a public nuisance to develop thereon. Public nuisances include, but are not limited to, the following conditions: Exterior use or storage of indoor furniture. The use or storage of furniture which is upholstered or not designed for outdoor use in an uncovered or exposed area in which it is likely to decay, decompose or retain moisture causing a health hazard There is indoor furniture stored outdoors on the premises. Please remove any and all indoor furniture from an outdoor location on the premises.
BGKY C27 27.6.05.u Abandoned Structures Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance
It shall be unlawful for the owner, occupant or person having control or management of any public or private land within the City to permit a public nuisance to develop thereon. Public nuisances include, but are not limited to, the following conditions: Abandoned Structures. It shall be unlawful to allow any building or structure to become abandoned. The dwelling at this location appears to be vacant, has not been serviced by utilities since 2015, and is otherwise neglected/not maintained in good repair or condition.
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