Monday, July 15, 2013

Urban Conservator hearings today on 24 properties; 18 buildings declared a public nuisance

The City of Cincinnati's Urban Conservator, Larry Harris, will hold a public hearing today at 9 A.M., Centennial Two, 805 Central Avenue, Suite 720, to determine the historic significance of 24 buildings that have been condemned and/or declared a public nuisance and entered into the City's hazard abatement program.

All of the following buildings are more than 50 years old and subject to review under Section 1101-57.1(1) of the Cincinnati Municipal Code:

Anyone with pertinent information or evidence of any of these buildings' historic significance is encouraged to testify. A finding of historic significance can prevent a building from being demolished.

Public nuisances declared

Following public hearings held June 28 by the Department of Community Development, Property Maintenance Code Enforcement, the following 18 buildings have been declared a public nuisance:
A public nuisance declaration subjects these buildings to demolition by governmental action, pending historic review, the awarding of bids, and the issuance of permits.

Previous reading on BC:
Board of Housing Appeals today; 32 buildings declared a public nuisance; July Abandoned/Vacant report (7/1/13)
Urban Conservator hearings today; 12 properties on agenda (6/17/13)
62 buildings declared a public nuisance (6/13/13)
Today: Urban Conservator, Board of Housing Appeals, June Abandoned/Vacant report (6/3/13)
Urban Conservator hearings today; 49 properties on agenda (5/13/13)