ORDINANCE NO. 040587
Amending Chapter 56, Code
of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-384, Violations, and enacting in lieu
thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.
BE IT ORDAINED BY
THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
Section 1. That
Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby
amended by repealing Section 56-384, Violations, and enacting in lieu thereof a
new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:
Sec. 56-384. Violations.
(a) It shall be
unlawful for any person to:
(1) Use, occupy, operate, maintain,
own, rent or let to another for occupancy any premises which fail to comply
with the requirements of sections 56-411 to 56-465, inclusive, or to cause or
permit such use, occupancy, operations, maintenance, rental or lease.
(2) Permit a building which has
been temporarily closed to remain vacant and unrepaired for more than 180 days
after the date of issuance of the closing permit.
(3) Fail, neglect or refuse to obey
any subpoena or final order of the property maintenance appeals board.
(b) Every day
that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense, for which
the violator may be arrested, tried and convicted without necessity for further
as to form and legality: