§ 23-27.3-125.5 Hazardous buildings.
Whenever a building is in such hazardous condition as to create an immediate danger to the public health, safety, and welfare, either because of its potential as a fire hazard or because of the danger from collapse, the building official may board up the building immediately at the owner's expense and may order its immediate demolition. In the event that the owner fails to comply immediately with the order to demolish then the building official may demolish the building at the expense of the owner.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 297, § 1.)