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The DC Code: § 42-3173.01 Definitions.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

1
"Department" means the Department of Housing and Community Development.
2
"Deteriorated structure" means a structure that:
A
Is unoccupied;
B
The Mayor has determined:
i
Constitutes a threat to the public health, safety, or welfare; or
ii
Contributes to the deterioration or dilapidation of the community in which the structure is located; and
C
Violates one or more provisions of the District of Columbia Construction Codes, as defined in subsection 101.2 of Title 12A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (12A DCMR § 101.2), or the District of Columbia Housing Code, set forth in Title 14 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (14 DCMR § 100 et seq.).
3
"Enclose" means to use barricades, boards, fences, or other means to preclude access, including access by environmental elements, to a structure or site.
4
"Interested party" means, with respect to a deteriorated structure:
A
An owner, as recorded in the real estate tax assessment records of the District of Columbia;
B
A titleholder, as reflected in the records of the Recorder of Deeds; or
C
A lienholder, as reflected in the records of the Recorder of Deeds.
5
"Site" means the deteriorated structure and the lot or lots on which the structure is located.
6
"Sufficient action" means the action specified by the Mayor pursuant to § 42-3173.05(a)(8).
7
"Unoccupied" means not occupied by an owner or a tenant, as defined in § 42-3501.03(36).

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-213, in par. (6), substituted "§ 42-3173.05(a)(7)" for "§ 42- 3173.05(a)(8)". Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-114, see notes following § 42-3171.01. For Law 14-213, see notes following § 42-1102. Delegation of Authority Delegation of Authority Pursuant to D.C. Law 14-114, the "Housing Act of 2002", see Mayor's Order 2003-39, March 21, 2003 (50 DCR 2508). DC CODE § 42-3173.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-281, § 441, as added Apr. 19, 2002, D.C. Law 14-114, § 102, 49 DCR 1468; Oct. 19, 2002, D.C. Law 14-213, § 29(c), 49 DCR 8140.)