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Citation (Citation #: 2019-00009639.9)

General Information

Citation Number:
2019-00009639.9

Date Issued:
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 12:42 PM

Status:
Final Order

Total Citation Amount:
$104.05

Name of Person Cited:
CLEVELAND BETTYE M

Property in Violation:
721 MCELROY WAY
BOWLING GREEN KY 42104
PVA Parcel #: 040B25 095

Property Owner:
CLEVELAND BETTYE M
721 MCELROY WAY
BOWLING GREEN KY 421043834

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 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 several areas of the structure at this location that lack and/or have insufficient protective treatment including, but not limited to, many areas of significant peeling/flaking/chipping paint on gables, fascia, siding, etc.

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 in good repair including, but not limited to, holes, loose and rotting material, deterioration of paint and exposed/unprotected wood. 

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. Roof drains, gutters or downspouts on a structure at this location are in disrepair.  Additionally there are areas of the roof structure that are not maintained in good repair and or have defects that may admit rain including, but not limited to, holes and breaks in the soffit and facia where large open areas are present for an extended period of time. 

Nuisance

Code:
IPMC 3.308.1 Accumulation of Rubbish or Garbage General Requirements / Rubbish & Garbage

Code Description:
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 outdoors on the property.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.5.03.a. a Unlicensed/Inoperable Motor Vehicle Property Code / Amendments to Property Maintenance Code / Motor Vehicles / Unlicensed/Inoperable Motor Vehicle

Code Description:
No inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicle, whether repairable or not, shall be parked, kept or stored on any public right-of way. No junk motor vehicle, shall be parked, kept or stored on any private premises longer than three (3) calendar days unless contained within an approved enclosed building. No motor vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly, disrepair or in the process of being stripped or dismantled unless contained within an approved enclosed building. * 27.1.03 Definitions: Junk Motor Vehicle “Junk Motor Vehicle” is any inoperable motor vehicle, whether repairable or not, without a current valid license plate, or which is rusted, wrecked, discharged, partially or totally dismantled or abandoned. There is an unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicle on the premises. Please repair/remove any and all inoperable/unlicensed vehicles from the premises.

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. There are numerous property maintenance issues and code violations at this location for an extended period of time (notices regarding peeling/chipping/flaking paint date back to 2017 without improvement).   Several attempts have been made to contact the property owner and no communication has been received from the owner or any progress made on the exterior of the property.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.a Junk; Scrap Metal 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: Junk; scrap metal. The storage of junk motor vehicles, motor vehicle parts, storage tanks, dumpsters, refuse/trash containers not being served by the County’s garbage collection franchisees, junk machinery, machinery parts, abandoned, discarded or unused appliances, objects or equipment in unusable condition such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers and similar equipment, or scrap metal (whether recyclable or unrecyclable) within the City limits, except on premises authorized by the City for such purposes; There is junk/scrap on the premises. Please remove any and all junk/scrap from the premises.

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 brush/brush piles, tree branches and/or limbs. Please remove any and all landscape debris from the premises.

Nuisance

Code:
BGKY C27 27.6.05.t Tires 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: Tires. The outdoor storage of tires within the City limits, except on premises authorized by the City for such purposes; There is a tire/tires located outdoors on the property. Please remove. (Also note that Scott Waste will not pick up tires, they must be taken to an approved tire recycler.)

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