§ 17A-14. Power to act in emergencies.  

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  • Whenever the Minimum Housing Enforcement Officer finds that a violation of the provisions of this chapter exists which requires immediate action to abate a direct and continuing hazard or immediate danger to the health, safety or welfare of the occupants or the public, such officer may, without prior notice, issue an order or civil violation notice pursuant to Chapter 8CC of this Code citing the violation and directing that such action be taken as may be necessary including but not limited to condemning the property and ordering the premises to be vacated until the hazard or danger is removed or abated. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, such emergency order shall be effective immediately upon service and shall be complied with immediately, or as otherwise provided.

(Ord. No. 80-65, § 1, 6-17-80; Ord. No. 88-29, § 1, 4-19-88; Ord. No. 95-30, § 1, 2-7-95)