§ 727-3-B. Blight Abatement Plan  

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  • "Blight abatement plan" shall mean a plan adopted by council with the following elements:

    (1) A determination that the property is a blighted property, the specific criteria supporting the determination, and a finding that the blighted property in its existing state poses a threat to the public health, safety or welfare.

    (2) A determination that it is necessary to acquire the property in order to eliminate blight, prevent recurrence of blight and further the purposes of this chapter.

    (3) A plan for property acquisition, authorizing the city manager to:

    (a) Acquire the property by purchase; or

    (b) Acquire the property by eminent domain, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code chapter 163.

    (4) The specific method of blight remediation. The council shall determine which of the following is appropriate:

    (a) Demolition of the structure or improvement;

    (b) Rehabilitation of the structure or improvement;

    (c) Any other proposal that will remediate the blight by addressing the specific criteria identified by council that supports the determination that the property is a blighted property.

    (5) A statement of intent regarding property disposition.

(Ordained by Emer. Ord. No. 044-2011, § 1, eff. Feb. 16, 2011)