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Legislation #: 980802 Introduction Date: 7/2/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/9/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 48-31, Open buildings, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter that declares as a nuisance vacant buildings boarded up for more than 150 days.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/2/1998

Prepare to Introduce

7/2/1998

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

7/8/1998

Hold On Agenda

7/22/1998

Advance and Do Pass

7/23/1998

Held on Docket

7/30/1998

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 980802

 

Amending Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 48-31, Open buildings, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter that declares as a nuisance vacant buildings boarded up for more than 150 days.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 48, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 48-31, Open buildings, and enacting one new section, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 48-31. Open/Vacant buildings.

 

The following are declared to constitute a nuisance:

 

(1) Any building or structure, or portion thereof, which is open to unauthorized or unlawful entry.

 

(2) Any building boarded up or closed other than by a window, door or basement hatchway cover, as appropriate, that remains vacant or unoccupied for more than 150 days.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney