§ 1119-01. General  


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  • 1119-01.1 Title: This chapter of the Cincinnati Building Code (CBC) shall be known as the building hazard abatement code and may be cited as such.

    1119-01.2 Administration: The administration of this building hazard abatement code is governed by the applicable provisions of Chapter 1101 of the CBC, the administrative code and other portions of the Cincinnati municipal code, with special reference to the following:

    (1) § 1101-07 Liberal Construction

    (2) § 1101-10 Conformance;

    (3) § 1101-17 Permits;

    (4) § 1101-43 Inspection, General;

    (5) § 1101-61 Orders and Notice of Violations;

    (6) § 1101-63 Dangerous and Unsafe Premises;

    (7) § 1101-65 Vacations;

    (8) § 1101-67 Vacation Notices;

    (9) § 1101-71 Failure to Comply With Orders;

    (10) § 1101-77 Obligation of Owners of Vacated Buildings;

    (11) § 1101-51 Penalties;

    (12) § 1101-57 Administrative Proceedings Preparatory to Demolition of Certain Buildings by Governmental Action.

    (13) § 1101-81 Appeals to the Board of Building Appeals;

    (14) § 1101-45 Right of Entry and Credentials;

    1119-01.3 Purpose: The purpose of this building hazard abatement code is to establish minimum standards necessary for the preservation of the public safety, health, and general welfare in all buildings, portions thereof, or premises used or intended to be used for nonresidential purposes.

    1119.01.4 Scope: The provisions of this building hazard abatement code are supplementary to the sections of Cincinnati Building Code that relate to the construction, use and maintenance of all buildings, portions thereof, or premises used or intended to be used for nonresidential purposes. Conditions not in compliance with the requirements of this chapter are hereby deemed to be serious safety or sanitation hazards. Therefore, all the provisions of this hazard abatement code shall be retroactive and shall apply to all nonresidential premises.

    1119-01.5 Application of building code: This building hazard abatement code shall be deemed to be included within the reference to the Cincinnati Building Code.

    1119-01.6 Responsibilities of persons: Owners and agents in charge of nonresidential premises shall maintain such structures and exterior property in compliance with this chapter of CBC.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 67-1996, eff. Apr. 5, 1996)