ORDINANCE NO. 5 - 1992WHEREAS, it is reasonably foreseeable in the future that homes, buildings and other structures may be demolished from time to time within the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky, to enable the building of new structures; and,
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY, SETTING FORTH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS ON THE DEMOLITION AND/OR REMOVAL OF HOMES, BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES WITHIN THE CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY; REQUIRING THE POSTING OF $25,OOO.OO BOND WITH CORPORATE SURETY TO INSURE REASONABLE AND ADEQUATE CLEAN-UP OF THE LOCATION OF SAID DEMOLITION AND THE APPURTENANT STREETS AND ROADS THERETO; SETTING FORTH FINES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND OTHER MATTERS.
WHEREAS, it is the desire and intention of the City Commissioners of Bellefonte, Kentucky, to insure that in any instances of such demolition that the premises and adjacent streets are kept reasonably clean and free of debris, mud or other waste materials;
NOW BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky, as follows:
That any person or entity conducting demolition operations or the removal of any home, building or other structure within the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky, shall exercise reasonable diligence on a daily basis to keep the premises of said demolition clean and free of debris and, further, shall exercise reasonable diligence to insure that all adjacent streets and roadways are also kept clear of debris, mud and other waste materials incidental to the demolition or removal project.
That upon completion of any demolition or removal project, the premises upon which such demolition or removal has occurred shall be restored as nearly as possible to their natural appearance and all debris shall be removed thereon until such time as any person or entity shall subsequently commence construction operations on the premises.
That in order to insure compliance with the provisions of this Ordinance, no demolition or removal operations shall commence until such time as a permit for same shall have been obtained by any person or entity seeking to conduct said demolition or removal operations from the Bellefonte City Building Inspector who shall, prior to the issuance of any such permit, determine that any person or entity seeking such permit has procured bond therefor in at least the amount of $25,000.00 with corporate surety thereon.
That in the event of any non-compliance by any person or entity conducting demolition or removal operations, all or a portion of the aforementioned $25,000.00 bond herein shall be subject to forfeiture in an amount commensurate with the reasonable expenses incurred by the City in undertaking maintenance and clean-up of any demolition or removal locations and/or the surrounding streets and roadways which, in the opinion of the Bellefonte City Building Inspector, are not in conformity with the provisions hereunder.
That the provisions of this Ordinance are in addition to any other local state of federal laws or regulations governing demolition or removal operations of homes, buildings or other structures.
That in addition to the provisions for bond forfeiture set forth hereinabove, any person or entity found to have conducted demolition or removal operations within the City of Bellefonte, Kentucky, not in conformity with these provisions shall be subject to a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00 for each day such demolition or removal operations fail to conform with these provisions hereunder.
That all ordinances in conflict herewith are specifically hereby repealed to the extent of said conflict only.
That each section and each sentence of this ordinance is enacted separately and the invalidity and/or unconstitutionality of any one particular sentence and/or section shall not affect the validity and/or constitutionality of any other sentence and/or section.
That this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval and publication according to law.
Richard A.. Macomb
MAYOR, CITY OF BELLEFONTE, KENTUCKY
FIRST READING: 8-22-92
SECOND READING: 8-24-92