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Record No: CB 119497    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119497
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/22/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125811
Title: AN ORDINANCE related to monitoring and inspecting vacant buildings for compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Building Maintenance Code; amending Section 22.900F.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and amending Ordinance 125704 and Ordinance 125727 to modify monitoring fees and monitoring program requirements.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Signed Ordinance 125811
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE related to monitoring and inspecting vacant buildings for compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Building Maintenance Code; amending Section 22.900F.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and amending Ordinance 125704 and Ordinance 125727 to modify monitoring fees and monitoring program requirements.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 22.900F.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125704, is amended as follows:
22.900F.010 Monitoring vacant buildings
A. ((A)) An ((re))inspection fee shall be charged as ((set forth)) provided for in Table F-1 for 22.900F.010 for ((reinspections)) inspections of buildings closed pursuant to or in response to the requirements of the Housing and Building Maintenance Code. Building and premises shall be maintained in compliance with the standards of the Housing and Building Maintenance Code, Land Use Code, Solid Waste Code, and Weeds and Vegetation Ordinance.
Table F-1 for 22.900F.010-MONITORING VACANT BUILDINGS
Condition of Premises
Fee
Building is closed to entry and premises are in compliance with applicable codes.
(($171.34)) $261.40
Building is closed to entry and premises are not in compliance with applicable codes.
$435
Building is not closed to entry regardless of compliance with applicable codes.
$521.75
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Section 2. Section 22.206.200 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125727, is amended as follows:
22.206.200 Minimum standards for vacant buildings
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F. Inspection and monitoring of vacant buildings
1. When the Director has reason to believe that a building is vacant, the Director may inspect the building and the premises. If the Director identifies a violation of the minimum standards for vacant buildings, a notice of violation may be issued pursuant to Section 22.206.220. Thereafter the pr...

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