[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Zolfo Springs 9-8-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-06. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Unsafe Building Ordinance."
It is the purpose and intent of the Town Council of Zolfo Springs, Florida, to a establish a program of regulation of unsafe housing to protect the public from injuries and property damage which the Council finds can occur due to lack of maintenance of buildings, storm-blown debris, and entry into the premises by children and others. It is the purpose and intent of the Council to eliminate the blighting influences caused by such buildings and the detracting effect such unsafe and deteriorating buildings have on the property value of others and to the character of the Town in general. It is the purpose and intent of the Town to incorporate the most recent version of the Standard Unsafe Building Abatement Code, and implement the provisions therein, except for certain administrative modifications provided herein.
The Town hereby adopts the Standard Unsafe Building Abatement Code, currently in its 1985 edition, as published and amended from time to time by the Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (hereinafter the "code"), with the exception of Chapters 4, 5 and 7 and §§ 105 and 302, as provided herein.
Section 105. Section 105 of the code, "Board of Adjustment and Appeal," is hereby deleted from the adopted code, and the following shall be inserted in its place:
Section 302. Section 302 of the code, "Notice," is hereby deleted from the adopted code, and the following shall be inserted in its place:
Chapters 4, 5 and 7 deleted and replaced by Chapter 162 and other lawful alternatives. Chapters 4, 5 and 7 of the code are deleted in their entirety, and the following Chapter 4 shall be inserted in their place:
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. Code enforcement ordinances shall not be deemed in conflict but shall be deemed amended by this chapter to incorporate the enforcement and fines included in this chapter to the extent that such amendment is lawful.