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Legislation #: 991156 Introduction Date: 9/2/1999
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 9/26/1999
Sponsor: None
Title: Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 56-538, Certificate of existence, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter regulating the filing of the certificate of existence of dangerous buildings.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/2/1999

Prepare to Introduce

9/2/1999

Referred Neighborhood Development Committee

9/8/1999

Do Pass

9/9/1999

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

9/16/1999

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 991156

Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Section 56-538, Certificate of existence, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter regulating the filing of the certificate of existence of dangerous buildings.

 

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 56-538, Certificate of existence, and enacting one new section, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 56-538. Certificate of existence.

 

(a) After a building has been determined to be a dangerous a building by the director of neighborhood and community services, a "certificate of existence of dangerous building" will be filed and recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds or director of records of the county wherein the land is located. Such certificate shall set forth the address and description of the premises upon which such dangerous building is located, and a certification that such building thereon is dangerous within the provisions of section 56-532 of the Code of Ordinances, and that the owner thereof has been ordered to repair or demolish such building. Such certification shall be made and signed by the director of neighborhood and community services.

 

(b) The recording of a "certificate of existence of dangerous building" shall place persons purchasing such property subsequent to such recording on notice that such property has been declared a dangerous building and ordered vacated, repaired or demolished. The act of subsequent purchase shall not delay the processing or cause a delay in such matter.

 

(c) Upon application and after verification that the order of the director of neighborhood and community services to vacate, repair or demolish a dangerous building has been complied with, the director of neighborhood and community services shall issue the applicant a "release of certificate of existence of dangerous building" which is in such form that it may be filed with and recorded by the office of recorder of deeds or director of records of the county wherein the land is located stating that the dangerous condition has been abated.

 

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney