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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00000571.2)

General Information

Citation Number:
2019-00000571.2

Date Issued:
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 2:02 PM

Status:
Final Order

Total Citation Amount:
$604.00

Name of Person Cited:
BUCKLEY LOUIS S III & JO ANN

Property in Violation:
1613 BENSON AVE
BOWLING GREEN KY 42104
PVA Parcel #: 040B38 100

Property Owner:
BUCKLEY LOUIS S III & JO ANN
1025 ARROW CT
BOWLING GREEN KY 421044664

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Fri, Feb 15, 2019 8:30 AM

Code Violations (6)

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.301.3 Vacant Structures and Land General Requirements / General

Code Description:
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 and has not been serviced by utilities since 2009. The exterior property is not maintained in good repair. This office has communicated with the property owner and allowed extra time for the exterior of the property to be cleaned up and brought into compliance and no progress towards compliance has been made.

Dangerous Building

Code:
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

Code Description:
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, abandoned and has not been serviced by utilities since 2009. At least one window/exterior entrance is open on the building and as such the dwelling is not secured to entry or the elements. If the dwelling is not secured by the date listed on this citation a city contractor will board up or otherwise secure the building.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.1.03.Abandoned Definitions: Abandoned Property Code / General Provisions / Definitions

Code Description:
“Abandoned” shall mean any structure that is vacant, unoccupied or not in use for a period of one (1) year or more and which is any of the following: neglected, dilapidated, unsanitary, vermin infested, not serviced by public utilities, dangerous to the safety of person, unfit for its intended use by reason of neglect or lack of maintenance, has become a place for the accumulation of trash or debris or is the subject of a building permit requirement and has not satisfactorily passed building inspection in the last six (6) months or more.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.03 Duty of Maintenance of Private Property Property Code / Nuisances

Code Description:
No person owning, leasing, occupying or having charge of any property or premises shall maintain or keep any nuisance thereon, nor shall any such person keep or maintain such property or premises in a manner which could cause substantial diminution in the value of the other property in the neighborhood in which such property or premises are located. The exterior of the structure at this location is in a state of disrepair and is in a manner which could cause substantial diminution in the value of other property in the neighborhood in which it is located.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.b Accumulation of Construction, Demolition or Landscaping Debris Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance

Code Description:
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: Accumulation of construction, demolition, landscaping debris or other waste materials. All exterior property and premises shall be free from any accumulation of combustible and noncombustible waste materials, including any material resulting from maintenance, demolition, repair, alteration or construction of buildings, structures or grounds, or landscaping or natural damage of grounds, including, but not limited to, ashes, stones, glass, concrete, fallen trees, tree branches, brush and yard trimmings; There is an accumulation of landscape debris on the premises including, but not limited to, a fallen tree, tree branches and/or limbs. This office has communicated with the owner and allowed extra time for the exterior of the property to be cleaned up and brought into compliance and no progress towards compliance has been made. If the property is not brought into compliance by the date listed on this citation a city contractor will abate the violations.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.u Abandoned Structures Property Code / Nuisances / Certain Conditions Declared a Nuisance

Code Description:
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 and has not been serviced by utilities since 2009. The exterior of the property is not maintained in good condition.

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