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Citation (Citation #: 2020-00004354.1)

General Information

Citation Number:
2020-00004354.1

Date Issued:
Fri, May 22, 2020 10:07 AM

Status:
Paid/Fees Waived

Total Citation Amount:
$154.05

Name of Person Cited:
CELIO DAVID LLC

Property in Violation:
1215 CHESTNUT ST APT 1/2
BOWLING GREEN KY 42101
PVA Parcel #: 040B02 057

Property Owner:
CELIO DAVID LLC
1215 CHESTNUT ST APT B
BOWLING GREEN KY 421012640

Code Enforcement Officer:
Brad Schargorodski

Inspection Date:
Fri, May 22, 2020 8:30 AM

Code Violations (14)

Dangerous Building

Code:
IPMC 1.2.108.1.1 Unsafe Structure Administration / Administration & Enforcement / Unsafe Structures & Equipment / General

Code Description:
An unsafe structure is one that is found to be dangerous to the life, health, property or safety of the public or the occupants of the structure by not providing minimum safeguards to protect or warn occupants in the event of fire, or because such structure contains unsafe equipment or is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, structurally unsafe or of such faulty construction or unstable foundation, that partial or complete collapse is possible. It appears that construction/renovation was started on a portion of a structure at this location and, due to a stop work order issued by the city for working without any permits, the dwelling and structure have remained in a dilapidated, unfinished and unsafe state for an extended period of time. This structure does not appear to be maintained in a safe, habitable or structurally-sound condition.

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, decaying wood, exposed insulation, etc.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.9 Overhang Extensions 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 overhang extensions including, but not limited to canopies, marquees, signs, metal awnings, fire escapes, standpipes and exhaust ducts shall be maintained in good repair and be properly anchored so as to be kept in a sound condition. When required, all exposed surfaces of metal or wood shall be protected from the elements and against decay or rust by periodic application of weather-coating materials, such as paint or similar surface treatment. Portions of overhang of a structure at the rear of the property do not appear to be structurally sound, properly anchored, or otherwise maintained in good or safe condition.

Exterior Structure

Code:
IPMC 3.304.10 Stairways, Decks, Porches & Balconies 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. Every exterior stairway, deck, porch and balcony, and all appurtenances attached thereto, shall be maintained structurally sound, in good repair, with proper anchorage and capable of supporting the imposed loads. Exterior stairways, porches, balconies, etc. are missing and/or otherwise not maintained in good repair on the property.

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. A vacant structure at the rear of the property is not maintained in good, clean or safe condition. 

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.

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. It appears that construction/renovation was started on a portion of a structure at this location and, due to a stop work order issued by the city for working without any permits, the dwelling and structure have remained in a dilapidated, unfinished and unsafe state for an extended period of time. This structure does not appear to be maintained in a safe, habitable or structurally-sound condition.

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 a significant accumulation of construction/demolition and/or landscape debris on the premises. This has generated a complaint to our office. 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; It appears that construction/renovation was started on a portion of a structure at this location and the dwelling and structure have remained in a dilapidated, unfinished and unsafe state for an extended period of time.   Also, a stop work order was issued by the City’s Building Division due to working without a permit. 

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, rubbish and construction debris scattered on the premises. This has generated a complaint to our office. Please remove. Also please ensure that garbage and trash are properly disposed of to avoid scattering of rubbish/garbage.

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. Construction/renovation work at this location was previously halted and a stop work order issued due to failure to obtain permits. Prior to commencing any further work at this location ensure all proper permits are obtained as required.

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