Whenever a court or administrative hearing officer has determined that a building is in violation of the building code as defined in Section1-4-090(h) of this Code or a vacant lot is in violation of the health and safety code, the building commissioner shall have authority to place a sign which is visible to the public on or near the building or lot to provide notice of the violation. The sign may state the address of the building or lot, the owner or owners of record of the building or lot, other information identifying the owner, the nature of the violation and any relevant information pertaining to pending administrative hearings or court proceedings.
Whenever the building commissioner has cause to issue a violation notice for an alleged violation of the building code or health and safety code, as defined in Section1-4-090(h), the building commissioner shall be authorized to have a public notice published in one or more newspapers which includes any information relating to the filing of any case in a court of law or administrative tribunal or any other action taken by the city seeking enforcement of the building or health and safety code.
(Added Coun. J. 9-10-97, p. 51537; Amend Coun. J. 5-20-98, p. 68999, § 1)