ARTICLE II. HOUSING STANDARDS
  • Sec. 29-4. - Definitions.

    For the purpose of this article, certain abbreviations, terms, phrases, words and their derivatives shall be construed as specified in this section. Terms, words and phrases and their derivatives used, but not specifically defined in this article, shall have the meaning ascribed in any currently adopted building code.

    Approved: As to materials and types of construction, refers to approval by the code compliance manager, or his authorized representative, as the result of investigation and tests conducted by the code compliance manager, or his authorized representative, or by reason of accepted principles or tests by national authorities, technical or scientific organizations.

    Basement: That portion of a building between floor and ceiling, which is partly below and partly above grade (as defined in this article), but so located that the vertical distance from grade to the floor is less than the vertical distance from grade to ceiling. (See definition of "story".)

    Boarding house: A lodging house in which meals are provided.

    Building, existing: A building erected or one for which a legal building permit has been issued prior to the adoption of this article originally.

    Ceiling height: The clear vertical distance from the finished floor to the finished ceiling.

    Cellar: That portion of a building between floor and ceiling which is wholly or partly below grade (as defined in this article) and so located that the vertical distance from grade to the floor below is equal to or greater than the vertical distance from grade to ceiling. (See definition of "story".)

    Dormitory: A room occupied by more than two (2) guests. 

    Guest: Any person hiring or occupying a room for living or sleeping purposes.

    Guest room: Any room or rooms used or intended to be used by a guest for sleeping purposes. Every one hundred (100) square feet of superficial floor area in a dormitory is a guest room.

    Lodging house: Any building or portion thereof containing not more than five (5) guest rooms which are used by not more than five (5) guests where rent is paid in money, goods, labor or otherwise. A lodging house shall comply with all of the requirements of this article for dwellings.

    Mobile home: Any currently licensed vehicle or structure designed and capable of travel on the highways of the state.

    Nuisance shall be defined as follows:

    (1) Any public nuisance known at common law or equity.

    (2) Any attractive nuisance which may prove detrimental to children whether in a building, on the premises of a building or upon an unoccupied lot. This includes any abandoned wells, shafts, basements, septic tanks or excavations; abandoned refrigerators or motor vehicles; or any structurally unsound fences or structures; or any lumber, trash, fences, debris or vegetation which may prove a hazard for inquisitive minors.

    (3) Whatever is dangerous to human life or is detrimental to health, safety and welfare.

    (4) Overcrowding a room with occupants.

    (5) Insufficient ventilation or illumination.

    (6) Inadequate or unsanitary sewerage or plumbing facilities.

    (7) Uncleanliness.

    (8) Whatever renders air, food or drink unwholesome or detrimental to the health, safety and welfare of human beings.

    (9) An abandoned structure, basin chamber, pool or tank located indoors or outdoors containing an artificial body of water intended to be used for swimming, diving or recreational bathing, including spas or hot tubs, which becomes unfit to be used for the purpose intended.

     

    Rooming house: See "lodging house".

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 5619, § 1, 7-2-96; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08; Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, 11-6-12)

  • Sec. 29-5. - Purpose.

    The purpose of this article is to provide minimum requirements for the protection of life, limb, health, property, safety and welfare of the general public and the owners and occupants of residential buildings.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-6. - Applicability of article.

    (a) General. The provisions of this article shall apply to all buildings or portions thereof, used or designed or intended to be used for human habitation. Such occupancies in existing buildings may be continued as provided in the applicable currently adopted building code, except such structures as are found to be substandard, as defined in this article. Where any building or portion thereof is used or intended to be used as a combination dwelling unit, apartment house or hotel, the provisions of this article shall apply to the separate portions as if they were separate buildings.

    (b) Alteration. Existing buildings which are altered or enlarged shall be made to conform to this article insofar as the new work is concerned.

    (c) Relocation. Existing buildings which are moved or relocated shall be considered as new buildings and shall comply with all the requirements of this article and the ordinances of the city.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-7. - Article cumulative.

    In any case when a provision of this article is found to be in conflict with any other section of this Code of Ordinances, any applicable building code, any regulation adopted pursuant thereto, or any other ordinance or regulation of the city, the provision which established the higher standard for the promotion of the health, safety and general welfare of the people shall govern.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-8. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2012, deleted§ 29-8, entitled, "Enforcement", which derived from: Ord. No. 5059, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1992; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-9. - Interpretation by building advisory and appeals board.

    The building advisory and appeals board (BAAB) shall hear and investigate all appeals in accordance with any applicable building code, and shall render its decisions and findings as provided in the applicable building code or as otherwise provided in this Code of Ordinances.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-10. - Substandard buildings declared nuisances.

    All buildings or portions thereof, which are determined to be substandard as defined in this article, are hereby declared to be public nuisances and shall be abated by repair, rehabilitation, demolition or removal in accordance with the procedure specified in the applicable building code or in this Code of Ordinances.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-11. - Penalty.

    Any person who shall violate a provision of this article, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or who shall erect, construct, alter, demolish or move any structure, or has erected, constructed, altered, repaired, moved or demolished a building or structure in violation of a detailed statement or drawing submitted and approved thereunder, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each day or portion thereof during which any violation of any of the provisions of this article is committed, continued or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punished by a fine as provided insection 1-8 of the Code of Ordinances.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-12. - Uniform Housing Code and Dangerous Structure Appendix adopted by reference.

    Various uniform codes have been adopted by the city, with appropriate local amendments. Such applicable codes, with all amendments and revisions, shall be and remain the standards in the City of Grand Prairie, along with the provisions of this Code of Ordinances and all other ordinances, statutes and regulations. One (1) copy of each applicable building code is incorporated herein by reference and shall have been filed for permanent record and inspection in the office of the appropriate city official.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 5603, § 1, 6-18-96; Ord. No. 6624, § 5, 5-21-02; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

    State Law reference— Authority to adopt technical codes adopted by reference, V.T.C.A., Local Government Code § 53.001 et seq.

  • Sec. 29-13. - Space and occupancy standards.

    (a) Access to public property. All buildings shall be located with respect to property lines and to other buildings in the same property as required by the building and zoning regulations of the city. Each dwelling unit and each guest room in a dwelling or a lodging house shall have access to a public street by means of a passageway not less than five (5) feet in width.

    (b) Occupied space. Any lot occupied by dwellings, dwelling units, buildings or structures within the scope of this article shall have no more of the lot in occupied space than allowed by the provisions of the Unified Development Code of the city and all amendments thereof.

    (c) Lighting and window space.

    (1) Habitable rooms. Every habitable room, other than kitchens, shall have an aggregate window area of not less than one-tenth of the floor area, or ten (10) square feet, whichever is greater.

    (2) Accessory structure/service room. Accessory structures/service rooms shall not be required to have windows providing artificial light, but must contain a minimum of artificial lighting as required under subsection (h).

    (3) Porches. Required windows shall open [upon] a street, yard or court either directly or through a porch having a minimum clear height of not less than seven (7) feet. Such porch shall be at least fifty (50) per cent open on at least one (1) side, or on both ends.

    (4) Vent shaft. A required window in a service room may be open into a vent shaft which is open and unobstructed to the sky and not less than four (4) feet at least dimension. No vent shaft shall extend through more than two (2) stories.

    (5) Openable window area. One-half of the required window area in all rooms shall be openable and have screens sufficient to prevent the admittance of flies and other vermin.

    (6) Hallways. All public corridors, aisles, stairs and other exit ways shall be adequately lighted at all times in accordance with the applicable building code.

    (7) Mechanical ventilation. An approved system of mechanical ventilation or air conditioning may be used in lieu of openable windows. Such system shall provide not less than the amount of air changes called for the applicable building code. Toilet compartments, bathrooms and kitchens ventilated in accordance with this subsection may be provided with artificial light.

    (d) Sanitary facilities.

    (1) Dwelling units. Every dwelling unit shall be provided with a kitchen sink, a water closet, a lavatory and a bathtub or shower.

    (2) Hotels. Where private water closets, lavatories and baths are not provided, there shall be provided on each floor for each sex, at least one (1) water closet and lavatory, and one (1) bath accessible from a public hallway. Additional water closets, lavatories and baths shall be provided on each floor for each sex at the rate of one (1) for every additional ten (10) guests, or fractional number thereof in excess of ten (10). Such facilities shall be clearly marked for "Men" or "Women".

    (3) Kitchen. Every dwelling unit shall be provided with a kitchen. Every kitchen shall be provided with a kitchen sink. No wooden sink or sink of similarly absorbent material shall be permitted.

    (4) Fixtures. All plumbing fixtures shall be connected to a sanitary sewer or to an approved private sewage disposal system. All plumbing fixtures shall be connected to an approved system of water supply and provided with hot and cold running water only. All plumbing fixtures shall be of an approved glazed earthenware type or of a similarly nonabsorbent material.

    (5) Water closet compartments. Walls and floors of water closet compartments, except in dwellings and those within one (1) foot of urinal lip and four (4) feet above the floor and at least one (1) foot to each side of the urinal shall be lined with nonabsorbent material. Each water closet compartment shall be not less than thirty (30) inches in width. Water closet compartments in dwellings shall be furnished with approved nonabsorbent materials.

    (6) Room separations. No room used for the preparation or consumption of food shall be used for sleeping purposes, and no room housing a water closet shall open directly into any room for the preparation or consumption of food.

    (7) Installation and maintenance. All sanitary facilities shall be installed and maintained in safe and sanitary condition and in accordance with the applicable building code.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-14. - Structural requirements.

    (a) General. Buildings or structures may be of any type of construction permitted by the applicable building code. Roofs, floors, walls, foundations and all other structural components of buildings shall be capable of resisting any and all forces and loads to which they may be subjected. All structural elements shall be proportioned and joined in accordance with the stress limitations and design criteria as specified in the appropriate sections of the applicable building code. Buildings of every permitted type of construction shall comply with the applicable requirements of the applicable building code.

    (b) Shelter. Every building shall be weather-protected so as to provide shelter for the occupants against the elements and to exclude dampness.

    (c) Protection of materials. All wood shall be protected against termite damage and decay as provided in the applicable building code.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-15. - Mechanical requirements.

    (a) Heating. Every dwelling unit and guest room shall be provided with heating facilities capable of maintaining room temperature of seventy (70) degrees Fahrenheit at a point three (3) feet above the floor in all habitable rooms. Such facilities shall be installed and maintained in a safe condition and in accordance with this chapter. All heating devices or appliances shall be of an approved type.

    (b) Electrical equipment. All equipment, wiring and appliances shall be installed and maintained in a safe manner in accordance with this chapter. All electrical equipment shall be Underwriter Laboratories (UL) approved type. Where there is electrical power available within three hundred (300) feet of the premises of any building, such building shall be connected to such electrical power. The rooms in every dwelling, dwelling unit, building or structure within the scope of this article shall contain the number of receptacle outlets required under this chapter. In each room used as a living room or parlor, at least one (1) such receptacle shall be controlled by a wall switch or one (1) ceiling-type electric light fixture shall be furnished. In all other rooms, including water closet compartments, bathroom, bedroom, laundry room, kitchen, furnace room, accessory structure/service room, hallways and attached garage, at least one (1) ceiling-type electric light fixture shall be furnished. All such fixtures shall be of a type and design capable of furnishing a minimum of one (1) watt of illumination per square foot of floor area in the room in which it is installed and be controlled by a wall switch.

    (c) Ventilation. Ventilation for rooms and areas and for fuel-burning appliances shall be provided as required in the applicable building code and this chapter. Ventilating equipment shall be of approved types, installed and maintained in a safe manner and in accordance with the above-mentioned codes and all other applicable laws and sections of this Code. Where mechanical ventilation is provided in lieu of the natural ventilation required by this chapter, such mechanical ventilating system shall be maintained in operation during the occupancy of any building or portion thereof.

    (d) Air conditioning equipment. Where air conditioning is furnished to the occupant of a rental unit, the system must be designed to provide a twenty (20) degree difference between inside and outside temperatures and must function to at least a fifteen-degree difference.

    (d) Furnished appliances. Where owner of the apartment furnishes appliances, all appliances must be in operable condition.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-16. - Exits.

    Every dwelling unit or guest room shall have access directly to the outside or to a public corridor. All buildings or portions thereof shall be provided with exits, exit ways and appurtenances as required by this Code.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-17. - Fire protection.

    All buildings or portions thereof shall be provided with the degree of fire-resistive construction as required by this article for the appropriate occupancy, type of construction and location on property or in fire zone, and shall be provided with the appropriate fire extinguishing systems or equipment required by this Code.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-18. - Substandard buildings.

    Any building or portion thereof, including any dwelling unit, guest room or suites of rooms, or the premises on which the same is located, in which there exists any of the following listed conditions to an extent that endangers the life, limb, health, property, safety or welfare of the public or the occupant thereof shall be deemed and hereby is declared to be a substandard building:

    (1) Inadequate sanitation, which shall include, but not be limited to the following:

    a. Lack of or improper water closets, lavatory, bathtub or shower in a dwelling unit.

    b. Lack of or improper water closets, lavatories and bathtubs or showers per number of guests in a hotel.

    c. Lack of or improper kitchen sink.

    d. Lack of hot and cold running water to plumbing fixtures in a hotel.

    e. Lack of hot and cold running water to plumbing fixtures in a dwelling unit.

    f. Lack of adequate heating facilities.

    g. Lack of or improper operation of required ventilating equipment.

    h. Lack of minimum amounts of natural light and ventilation required by this article.

    i. Room and space dimensions less than required by article.

    j. Lack of required electrical lighting.

    k. Infestation of insects, vermin or rodents.

    l. General dilapidation or improper maintenance.

    m. Lack of connection to required sewage disposal system.

    n. Lack of adequate garbage and rubbish storage and removal facilities.

    (2) Structural hazards, which shall include, but not be limited to the following:

    a. Deteriorated or inadequate foundations.

    b. Defective or deteriorated flooring or floor supports.

    c. Flooring or floor supports of insufficient size to carry imposed loads with safety.

    d. Members of walls, partitions or other vertical supports that split, lean, list or buckle due to defective material or deterioration.

    e. Members of walls, partitions or other vertical supports that are of insufficient size to carry imposed loads with safety.

    f. Members of ceilings, roofs, ceiling and roof supports or other horizontal members which sag, split or buckle due to defective material or deterioration.

    g. Members of ceilings, roofs, ceiling and roof supports or other horizontal members that are of insufficient size to carry imposed loads with safety.

    h. Fireplaces or chimneys which list, bulge or settle due to defective material or deterioration.

    i. Fireplaces or chimneys which are of insufficient size or strength to carry imposed loads with safety.

    (3) Nuisance, which shall include, but not be limited to any nuisance as defined in this article or in this Code.

    (4) Hazardous wiring, which shall include all wiring except that which conformed with all applicable laws in effect at the time of installation and which has been maintained in good condition and is being used in a safe manner.

    (5) Hazardous plumbing, which shall include all plumbing except that which conformed with all applicable laws in effect at the time of installation and which has been maintained in good condition and which is free of cross connections and siphon age between fixtures.

    (6) Hazardous mechanical equipment, which shall include all mechanical equipment, including vents, except that which conformed with all applicable laws in effect at the time of installation and which has been maintained in good and safe condition.

    (7) Faulty weather protection, which shall include, but not be limited to the following:

    a. Deteriorated, crumbling or loose plaster.

  • b. Deteriorated or ineffective waterproofing of exterior walls, roofs, foundations or floors, including broken windows or doors.

  • c. Defective or lack of weather protection for exterior wall coverings, including lack of paint, or weathering due to lack of paint or other approved protective covering.

    d. Broken, rotted, split or buckled exterior wall coverings or roof covering.

    (8) Fire hazard, which shall include, but not be limited to, any building [or] portion thereof, device, apparatus, equipment, combustible waste, or vegetation which, in the opinion of the chief of the fire department or the chief's deputy, is in such a condition as to cause a fire or explosion arising from any cause.

    (9) Faulty materials of construction, which shall include all materials of construction except those which are specifically allowed or approved by this chapter and which have been adequately maintained in good and safe condition.

    (10) Hazardous or unsanitary premises, which shall include, but not be limited to, those premises on which an accumulation of weeds, vegetation, junk, dead organic matter, debris, garbage, offal, rat harborages, stagnant water, combustible materials and similar materials or conditions constitute fire, health or safety hazards.

    (11) Inadequate maintenance, which shall include, but not be limited to, any building or portion thereof which is determined to be an unsafe building in accordance with any applicable building code or article VI of this chapter.

    (12) Inadequate exits, which shall include, but not be limited to, all buildings or portions thereof not provided with adequate exit facilities as required by this Code, except those buildings or portions thereof whose exit facilities conformed with all applicable laws at the time of their construction and which have been adequately maintained and increased in relation to any increase in occupant load, alteration or addition, or any change in occupancy. When an unsafe condition exists through lack of or improper location of exits, additional exits may be required to be installed.

    (13) Inadequate fire protection or firefighting equipment, which shall include, but not be limited to, all buildings or portions thereof which are not provided with the fire-resistive construction or fire extinguishing systems or equipment required by this Code, except those buildings or portions thereof which conformed with all applicable laws at the time of their construction and whose fire-resistive integrity and fire extinguishing systems or equipment have been adequately maintained and improved in relation to any increase in occupant load, alteration or addition or any change in occupancy.

    (14) Improper occupancy, which shall include all buildings or portions thereof occupied for living, sleeping, cooking or eating purposes which were not designed or intended to be used for such occupancies.

    (15) Lack of storage space, which shall include all buildings or portions thereof not provided with the storage and storage space required by this article or which do not have the porch roof protection required hereunder.

    (16) Accessory structures. Buildings or accessory structures of any type of construction, including carports, shed, detached and/or attached garages, patios, porches and exterior attachments permitted by the applicable building code, and all roofs, exterior walls and all other structural components of the buildings must be free of:

    a. Peeling paint. If over fifty (50) per cent of the building has peeling paint, the entire building will be scraped and repainted. If less than fifty (50) per cent, then the affected areas will be scraped and repainted.

    b. Broken windows. All broken glass will be replaced or the opening secured in an acceptable manner with plywood or another acceptable material.

    c. Missing or deteriorated or rotted siding, panels, brick, etc., [which] will be repaired with comparable materials if damaged.

    d. Nonfunctioning garage doors. All garage doors will be maintained in a secured manner, fully capable of opening and closing, and, if damaged, must be repaired with comparable materials.

    e. Inadequate roofs. All roofs shall be maintained to be structurally sound and free of leaks.

    f. Faulty or hazardous electrical wiring. All electrical wiring, fixtures and outlets must meet the minimum requirements of the applicable building code as adopted by the city at the time of construction, and be maintained in a manner to remain free of any electrical hazards.

    g. Insufficient exterior attachments. All must be maintained in good repair and be properly anchored.

     

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 5679, § 2, 10-15-96; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

  • Sec. 29-19. - Abatement of prohibited condition.

    (a) General. Whenever the appropriate city official or his duly authorized representative, determines by inspection that any existing building or portion thereof is substandard, such inspector may order the building or portion thereof vacated and shall institute proceedings to effect the repair, or if rehabilitation is impractical, shall then order such building or portion thereof removed or demolished. The owner or other person affected shall then have the right to appeal to the building advisory and appeals board for investigation and review of the city official's or his representative's determination.

    (b) Notice to owner. The appropriate city official or his authorized representative, shall give notice to the owner, or other responsible person, in accordance with the procedure specified in applicable building code or as otherwise provided in this Code of Ordinances.

    (c) Procedure. Any building or portion thereof found to be substandard as defined in this article shall be repaired, rehabilitated, demolished or removed in accordance with the procedure specified in the applicable building code or otherwise as provided in this Code of Ordinances.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08)

    Cross reference— Building code adopted,§ 7-7

  • Sec. 29-20. - Numbering of residences and businesses.

    (a)

    Commercial, industrial or business establishments or dwellings shall be identified in the following manner: Numbers and/or letters shall be of highly contrasting colors to the background surface they are mounted on, and located so as to be clearly visible from the adjacent street(s). The size of the numbers and/or letters shall be determined from the facing street curb to the building as follows:




    0 to 50 4 x ½ 1
    51 to 100 6 x ¾ 1
    101 to 150 8 x 1
    151 and over 12 x 2 2
    Distance (feet) Size
    (inches high x inches stroke)
    Distance between numbers
    (inches)

    (b) All multiple occupancy business, commercial or industrial structures within the city limits of the city, shall also display the business name and address number on the outside of at least one (1) rear door, and structures with more than one (1) rear door, shall display the official street address number and/or letters on all such rear doors in the manner prescribed by subsection (e) of this section. For purposes of this section, "multiple occupancy business, commercial or industrial structure" shall be defined as follows: Any building which houses or maintains two (2) or more businesses or enterprises in a common area or under a common roof.

    (c) The front and rear numbering requirements of this section shall be the duty and responsibility of the owner, agent, manager or occupant of each residential, business, commercial, industrial, apartment unit, residence or duplex structure within the city limits.

    (d) The requirements for posting of official house numbers and street addresses contained in this section shall be fully complied with on or before three (3) months from the effective date of this section. For those residences or businesses which do not have at the time of the passage of this amendment a street name or number, application of this section will be waived until such time as the city has assigned to the residence or business an official street name and number. Upon receiving the official street name and number, the owner, agent or occupant shall have three (3) months to comply with the provisions of this section. After such date, any failure of any such owner, agent or occupant of a residential, business, commercial, industrial or multifamily structure within the city limits to comply with the requirements of this section shall be punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). Each day for which the owner, agent or occupant fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense punishable by a separate fine.

    (Ord. No. 5059, § 1, 12-15-92; Ord. No. 7746, § 1, 3-4-08; Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, 11-6-12)

  • Sec. 29-21. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2012, deleted§ 29-21, entitled "Apartment houses", which derived from: Ord. No. 5059, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1992; Ord. No. 5139, § 1, adopted Sept. 7, 1993; Ord. No. 5443, § 1, adopted July 18, 1995; Ord. No. 7284, § 1, adopted Sept. 20, 2005; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-22. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2012, deleted§ 29-22, entitled "Apartment complexes generally", which derived from: Ord. No. 5059, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1992; Ord. No. 5987, §§ 1, 2, adopted Nov. 10, 1998; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-23. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2012, deleted§ 29-23, entitled "Unsecured vacant building", which derived from: Ord. No. 5059, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1992; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-24. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9452-2012, § 1, adopted Nov. 6, 2012, deleted§ 29-24, entitled "Partially burned buildings", which derived from: Ord. No. 5059, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1992; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-25. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9111-2010, § 2, adopted Oct. 19, 2010, deleted§ 29-25, entitled "Hotels and motels—Inspection fee" and derived from: Ord. No. 5619, § 2, adopted July 2, 1996; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-26. - Reserved.

    Editor's note— Ord. No. 9111-2010, § 2, adopted Oct. 19, 2010, deleted§ 29-26, entitled "Hotels and motels—Standards for operation" and derived from: Ord. No. 5619, § 3, adopted July 2, 1996; and Ord. No. 7746, § 1, adopted Mar. 4, 2008.

  • Sec. 29-27. - Reserved