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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00001857.8)

General Information

Citation Number:
2019-00001857.8

Date Issued:
Fri, Jul 19, 2019 1:09 PM

Status:
Final Order

Total Citation Amount:
$154.00

Name of Person Cited:
VULCAN INVESTMENTS LLC

Property in Violation:
1415 NUTWOOD ST
BOWLING GREEN KY 42104
PVA Parcel #: 040B28 051

Property Owner:
VULCAN INVESTMENTS LLC
1431 TALLWOOD CT
BOWLING GREEN KY 421034765

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Fri, Jul 19, 2019 8:30 AM

Code Violations (9)

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.2 Protective Treatment General Requirements / Exterior Structure

Code Description:
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, peeling/flaking/chipping paint, boarded doors and windows, decaying and unprotected wood, etc. for an extended period of time.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.6 Exterior Walls General Requirements / Exterior Structure

Code Description:
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 walls shall be free from holes, breaks, and loose or rotting materials; and maintained weatherproof and properly surface coated where required to prevent deterioration. Exterior walls at this location are not maintained without holes, breaks and/or otherwise in good repair.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.15 Doors General Requirements / Exterior Structure

Code Description:
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 doors, door assemblies and hardware shall be maintained in good condition. Locks at all entrances to dwelling units and sleeping units shall tightly secure the door. Locks on means of egress doors shall be in accordance with Section 702.3. There is at least one exterior door on a structure at this location that is missing and/or not maintained in good repair.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.13.1 Glazing General Requirements / Exterior Structure / Window, Skylight & Door Frames

Code Description:
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. Every window, skylight, door and frame shall be kept in sound condition, good repair and weather tight. All glazing materials shall be maintained free from cracks and holes. There is at least one broken/boarded/missing window on a structure at this location.

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 structure at this location appears to be vacant, is not serviced by public utilities, appears to have broken/boarded/missing windows, is not secured from entry/elements and is otherwise not maintained in good condition.

Dangerous Building

Code:
BGKY C27 27.5.02.a.5 Additional Building Characteristics 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: A building characterized by disconnected utilities, extensive broken glass, peeling or flaking paint on the exterior walls, loose or rotting materials on the roof or the exterior walls; 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 vacant problem structure at this location is characterized by disconnected utilities, several broken boarded windows, peeling/flaking/chipping paint, rotting and/or decaying wood on exterior walls.   This location has been partially boarded for well over 60 days, and a demolition permit was issued for this location with no improvement or steps taken towards demolition after five days as required by code for dangerous or problem structures. 

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 structure at this location appears to be vacant, is not serviced by utilities, at least one exterior door appears to be missing required locking hardware, and it is characterized by numerous broken/boarded/missing windows making it unsecured to entry and/or the elements. 

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. The property appears to have  been vacant for an extended period of time and is characterized by multiple exterior code violations. Multiple attempts have been made to work with the property owner to bring the property into compliance with no result for an extended period of time. 

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.i Dilapidated 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: Dilapidated structures. All buildings, walls and other structures including, but not limited to greenhouses, smokehouses, antennas, retaining walls, mailboxes and fences, which have been damaged by fire, decay or otherwise and which are in a state of dilapidation, deterioration or decay so as not to provide shelter, sufficient sewer, plumbing, electrical or heating facilities or which are unsound or in danger of collapse or failure and which are a danger to the safety of the public or which are vacant or abandoned and open or accessible to vagrants or passersby or which are otherwise built, erected or maintained in violation of any ordinance. All fences and walls shall be structurally sound and maintained in good repair. Repair of fences and walls shall be made with materials that are comparable in composition, color, size, shape, design and quality to those originally used to construct the fence or wall being repaired. Materials for new fence or wall construction shall be insect and/or weather resistant or have protective treatment applied soon after the construction or repair is completed. Materials such as pallets, slabs or similar materials are not an acceptable construction material;

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