TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-27.3
State Building Code

ARTICLE 23-27.3-111.0
New Buildings and Structures

SECTION 23-27.3-124.5


§ 23-27.3-124.5 Disregard of unsafe notice.

When an owner or the owner's authorized agent has been served with a notice of an unsafe condition and fails to comply with the order to either make the building, sign, or structure safe or to have it demolished within a stipulated time and has not appealed the order to the local board of appeals within the thirty (30) days required, the legal counsel of the municipality shall be advised and shall institute the appropriation action to compel compliance as provided in § 23-27.3-122.0. If in the opinion of the building official the condition poses an immediate danger to the public health, safety, and welfare, the building official shall cause all the necessary work to be done to either make the building, sign, or structure safe or to have it demolished. The cost of the work shall be billed to the owner and shall be a lien against the real property as provided in § 23-27.3-125.7.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1.)