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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00014014)

General Information

Citation Number:
2019-00014014

Date Issued:
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 1:53 PM

Status:
Final Order

Total Citation Amount:
$304.00

Name of Person Cited:
GOLDEN BROTHERS CONTRACTORS LLC

Property in Violation:
258 WARREN WAY
BOWLING GREEN KY 42101
PVA Parcel #: 040A01 046

Property Owner:
GOLDEN BROTHERS CONTRACTORS LLC
322 W 12TH AVE
BOWLING GREEN KY 421014814

Code Enforcement Officer:
Jarrod Poteet

Inspection Date:
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 11:30 AM

Code Violations (16)

Dangerous Building

Code:
IPMC 1.2.109.2 Temporary Safeguards Administration / Administration & Enforcement / Emergency Measures

Code Description:
Notwithstanding other provisions of this code, whenever, in the opinion of the code official, there is imminent danger due to an unsafe condition, the code official shall order the necessary work to be done, including the boarding up of openings, to render such structure temporarily safe whether or not the legal procedure herein described has been instituted; and shall cause such other action to be taken as the code official deems necessary to meet such emergency. This property appears to present an imminent hazard and/or danger to surrounding persons and structures. In the opinion of the code official the structure and/or premises shall boarded up and/or fenced off to render such structure and/or premises temporarily safe as required by code and to abate any and all attractive nuisance as soon as practicable.

Dangerous Building

Code:
IPMC 1.2.108.1.3 Structure Unfit for Human Occupancy Administration / Administration & Enforcement / Unsafe Structures & Equipment / General

Code Description:
A structure is unfit for human occupancy whenever the code official finds that such structure is unsafe, unlawful or, because of the degree to which the structure is in disrepair or lacks maintenance, is insanitary, vermin or rat infested, contains filth and contamination, or lacks ventilation, illumination, sanitary or heating facilities or other essential equipment required by this code, or because the location of the structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants of the structure or to the public. The structure at this location appears to be unfit for human occupancy due to the degree to which the structure is in disrepair, lacks maintenance, is insanitary, and/or lacks illumination, sanitary or heating facilities.

Dangerous Building

Code:
IPMC 1.2.108.1.5 Dangerous Structure or Premises Administration / Administration & Enforcement / Unsafe Structures & Equipment / General

Code Description:
For the purpose of this code, any structure or premises that has any or all of the conditions or defects described below shall be considered dangerous: 1. Any door, aisle, passageway, stairway, exit or other means of egress that does not conform to the approved building or fire code of the jurisdiction as related to the requirements for existing buildings. 2. The walking surface of any aisle, passageway, stairway, exit or other means of egress is so warped, worn loose, torn or otherwise unsafe as to not provide safe and adequate means of egress. 3. Any portion of a building, structure or appurtenance that has been damaged by fire, earthquake, wind, flood, deterioration, neglect, abandonment, vandalism or by any other cause to such an extent that it is likely to partially or completely collapse, or to become detached or dislodged. 4. Any portion of a building, or any member, appurtenance or ornamentation on the exterior thereof that is not of sufficient strength or stability, or is not so anchored, attached or fastened in place so as to be capable of resisting natural or artificial loads of one and one-half the original designed value. 5. The building or structure, or part of the building or structure, because of dilapidation, deterioration, decay, faulty construction, the removal or movement of some portion of the ground necessary for the support, or for any other reason, is likely to partially or completely collapse, or some portion of the foundation or underpinning of the building or structure is likely to fail or give way. 6. The building or structure, or any portion thereof, is clearly unsafe for its use and occupancy. 7. The building or structure is neglected, damaged, dilapidated, unsecured or abandoned so as to become an attractive nuisance to children who might play in the building or structure to their danger, becomes a harbor for vagrants, criminals or immoral persons, or enables persons to resort to the building or structure for committing a nuisance or an unlawful act. 8. Any building or structure has been constructed, exists or is maintained in violation of any specific requirement or prohibition applicable to such building or structure provided by the approved building or fire code of the jurisdiction, or of any law or ordinance to such an extent as to present either a substantial risk of fire, building collapse or any other threat to life and safety. 9. A building or structure, used or intended to be used for dwelling purposes, because of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, decay, damage, faulty construction or arrangement, inadequate light, ventilation, mechanical or plumbing system, or otherwise, is determined by the code official to be unsanitary, unfit for human habitation or in such a condition that is likely to cause sickness or disease. 10. Any building or structure, because of a lack of sufficient or proper fire-resistance-rated construction, fire protection systems, electrical system, fuel connections, mechanical system, plumbing system or other cause, is determined by the code official to be a threat to life or health. 11. Any portion of a building remains on a site after the demolition or destruction of the building or structure or whenever any building or structure is abandoned so as to constitute such building or portion thereof as an attractive nuisance or hazard to the public. The building or part of the building or structure at this location, because of dilapidation, decay, neglect, etc. appears to be in a state of partial collapse. This presents a imminently dangerous condition.

Dangerous Building

Code:
IPMC 1.2.108.4.1 Placard Removal Administration / Administration & Enforcement / Unsafe Structures & Equipment / Placarding

Code Description:
The code official shall remove the condemnation placard whenever the defect or defects upon which the condemnation and placarding action were based have been eliminated. Any person who defaces or removes a condemnation placard without the approval of the code official shall be subject to the penalties provided by this code. Only the code official is authorized to remove a condemnation placard.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.4 Structural Members 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 structural members shall be maintained free from deterioration, and shall be capable of safely supporting the imposed dead and live loads. Due to damage caused by collapse/deterioration of the rear of the structure, the exterior wall is not maintained in good repair as both the foundation under the house and the rear wall are open and accessible.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.5 Foundation 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 foundation walls shall be maintained plumb and free from open cracks and breaks and shall be kept in such condition so as to prevent the entry of rodents and other pests. Foundation walls at the following location are not maintained without cracks, breaks, and/or in good repair.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.7 Roofs and Drainage 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. The roof and flashing shall be sound, tight and not have defects that admit rain. Roof drainage shall be adequate to prevent dampness or deterioration in the walls or interior portion of the structure. Roof drains, gutters and downspouts shall be maintained in good repair and free from obstructions. Roof water shall not be discharged in a manner that creates a public nuisance. The roof on the structure at this location does not appear to be maintained in good repair and/or sound, tight and/or has defects which may admit rain.

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.

Dangerous Building

Code:
BGKY C27 27.5.02.a.1 Damaged Building 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 damaged by fire, wind, seismic or other causes so as to cause the building to become dangerous to life, limb or property of the occupants or to the public; 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 building or part of the building or structure at this location, because of dilapidation, decay, neglect, etc. appears to be in a state of partial collapse. This presents a imminently dangerous condition.

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 dilapidated structure at this location appears to be vacant, is not serviced by utilities since February 2018, and is not secured from entry 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. This structure and premises is a hazard/danger to the public and is in such a state of dilapidation and disrepair it is in danger of collapse. The owner has previously been made aware of the situation and code violations for an extended period of time. Code officials have made numerous attempts to contact the owner over the past year with little to no cooperation or success. The structure on this property has been vacant and in violation for an extended period of time but the property remains in violation without significant or measurable improvement or progress. It is the responsibility of the owner to secure to property and show measurable and significant progress towards compliance with other violations listed. If the property is not secured by the compliance date listed on this citation the structure will be secured by city contractors and other violations may be abated for the safety and security of the premises and public.

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 construction/demolition and/or landscape debris on the premises including, but not limited to, insulation, joists, and wood piles. Please remove any and all construction/demolition/landscape debris.

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; At least one structure on the premises at this location appears to be in a state of dilapidation, deterioration and/or decay and appears to be unsound, or in danger or collapse or failure. The structure and/or premises also appears to be a danger to the safety of the public and surrounding properties.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.m Scattering Garbage 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: Scattering garbage, etc. The throwing, placing, or scattering of any garbage, rubbish, trash, or other refuse over or upon any premises, street or alley, either public or private, or adjacent thereto, and either with or without the intent to later remove or burn; There is garbage scattered on the premises. Please remove. Also please ensure that garbage and trash are properly disposed of to avoid scattering of rubbish/garbage.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.n Attractive Nuisances 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: Attractive nuisances. The allowing of any physical condition, use or occupancy of any property or premises to be an attractive nuisance to children, including, but not limited to, abandoned wells, shafts, standing pools of water, basements, excavations, retaining walls, unsafe fences and refrigerators, freezers, ice chests, ice boxes or similar airtight box or container which has a locking device inoperable from within, without first unhinging and removing the door or lid and detaching the locking device from the door or lid; The structure and/or premises at this location appears to present an attractive nuisance as defined by code.

Dangerous Building

Code:
IBC 105.1 Permit Required Permit Required

Code Description:
Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be performed, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit. Required repairs at this location may or may not require building and/or electrical permits. Prior to beginning any work obtain any and all required permits from the city's Building Division.

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