3.24.280 Landmarks, historic districts or structures of merit--Unsafe or dangerous conditions--Effect.

None of the provisions of this chapter shall be construed to prevent any measures of construction, alteration or demolition necessary to correct or abate the unsafe or dangerous condition of any structure, other feature, or part thereof, which such condition has been declared unsafe or dangerous by the Planning and Community Development Department or the Fire Department, and where the proposed measures have been declared necessary, by such department or departments, to correct the said condition; provided, however, that only such work as is reasonably necessary to correct the unsafe or dangerous condition may be performed pursuant to this section. In the event any structure or other feature is damaged by fire or other calamity or by act of God, or by the public enemy to such an extent that in the opinion of the aforesaid department or departments it cannot reasonably be repaired or restored, it may be removed in conformity with normal permit procedures and applicable laws. (Ord. 5686-NS § 1 (part), 1985: Ord. 5163-NS § 1 (part), 1979: Ord. 4694-NS § 7, 1974)