Friday, December 21, 2012
YEAR BUILT: 1890
USE: Single-family dwelling
OWNER: Free Truth Enterprise Inc.
ASSESSED VALUE: $44,440
ORDERS: June 2003, ordered vacated and barricaded and surrounded with litter. MULTIPLE citations for high weeds, litter, and trash cans at the curb. Orders were reissued in July 2005, then again to a new owner in April 2006. In January 2007, City inspectors found the building in good exterior condition with taxes current and closed the orders. That April, orders were issued for gutters and downspouts, exterior steps, and porch guardrails, which were quickly addressed. The current owner took over the property in September 2007.
CONDEMNED: August 2009, for hazardous stairs, a collapsing rear porch, a damaged left side roof causing water damage and collapsing ceilings, gutters, broken and missing windows and doors, defective siding, hazardous trees, high weeds, and litter. In April 2010, the owner removed the water heater and copper piping from the building. Two months later, a criminal case was filed. In August 2010, the chimney collapsed.
HAZARD: October 2010.
REASON RAZED: Declared a public nuisance and entered into the City's hazard abatement program.
Posted by Kevin LeMaster at 9:00 AM