15.16.010 – Defined - Declared nuisance

  1. The term 'dangerous building' as used in this chapter is defined to mean and include:
    1. Any building, shed, fence, or other manmade structure which is dangerous to the public health because of its construction or condition, or which may cause or aid in the spread of disease or cause injury to the health of the occupants of it or of neighboring structures;
    2. Any building, shed, fence, or other manmade structure which, because of faulty construction, age, lack of proper repair or any other cause, is especially liable to fire, and constitutes or creates a fire hazard;
    3. Any building, shed, fence, or other manmade structure which, by reason of faulty construction, age, lack or proper repair or any other cause, is liable to cause injury or damage by collapsing or by a collapse or fall of any part of such structure;
    4. Any building, shed, fence or other manmade structure which, because of its condition or because of lack of doors or windows, is available to and frequented by malefactors or disorderly person who are not lawful occupants of such structure.
  2. Any dangerous building in the city is declared to be a nuisance.
(Prior code: § 13.301)