Policy 6-1 Rescinded
Prior to the adoption of CP 6-1 on 06/08/2010, Policy 6-1 read as follows.
DISTRIBUTION: Mayor and City Council
SUBJECT: Granting additional time for compliance with Building Codes on condemned
PURPOSE: To establish a consistent procedure for the City Council on granting
time for compliance with Building Codes.
BACKGROUND: Title 11, Section 22-122, of the Oklahoma Statutes, authorizes
governing body to cause dilapidated buildings to be torn down and removed in accordance with
certain provisions and procedures.
The Building Development Department is responsible for Code compliance of vacant structures
within the community. After exhausting all available remedies for Code compliance with the
property owner/s, staff initiates the necessary procedure for removal of the dilapidated structure
and schedules a public hearing before the City Council.
During the public hearing, the owner/s or other interested party(ies) may request additional time
to rehabilitate the structure.
PROCEDURES: 1. If during the public hearing a request
is made by the owner/s or other
interested party(ies) for additional time to rehabilitate the structure, the
Council will table any
action to a date and time certain.
2. Within three (3) working days following the request for additional time, the
owner/s or other
interested party(ies) shall submit to the Building Development Department the following:
A. A detailed list of proposed improvements to be accomplished eliminate Code
B. A detailed work schedule as to when the list of improvements will be accomplished.
C. If someone other than the owner/s is making the request, documentation shall
stating the interest of the other party(ies) in the property.
3. The Building Development Department will be available to
discuss the Code violations
with the owner/s or other interested party(ies) in developing the detailed improvement list. Staff
will advise the owner/s within three (3) working days, after submission of the requirements listed
in Number two (2) above, as to whether the proposed list of improvements will correct all Code
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4. The request of the owner/s or other interested party(ies), for additional
time, will be placed
on the next available Council agenda for consideration.
The Council will consider the detailed improvement list and the time schedule before granting a
specified time to rehabilitate the structure.
5. A. After the elapsed time granted by the Council, staff
will advise the Council of the
disposition of the dilapidated structure.
B. Providing the structure complies with City Code requirements, no further action
taken, and Council will be advised by memorandum of the structure.
C. If the structure does not comply with City Code requirements, staff will prepare
for adoption by Council, to cause demolition of the structure.
REFERENCES: Title 11, O.S., Section 22-112.
RESCISSION: This policy became effective December 13, 1994. This
version updates the
format and assigns a new number to Council Policy No. 67.
DEPARTMENT: Building Development.
JOHN T. MARLEY
November 17, 1995