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Box 9, Folder 27, Complete Folder

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_009_027.pdf
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  • Title: Box 9, Folder 27, Complete Folder
  • Text: eee EEE = — EEE - ——— = lalate ts — EE April 27, 1966 MEMORANDUM: To: Mr. William R. Wofford From: Dan Sweat I notice with great interest the adoption of the Resolution authorizing study of the 1965 Housing Act provision of Demolition of Unsound Structures. This program offers real assistance for strong code enforcément, and coupled with the Code Enforcements Grants provisions under the same act, can be a major tool in accelerating the elimination of unsound housing. Such programs are of major concern to this office and I will be glad to assist your department and the Planning Department in the development of a project application for the City. DS:fy cc: Mr. Earl Landers Mr. Collier Gladin —— AN ORDINANCE BY: THE BULLDING COMMITTE ic TQ AMEND THE ATLANTA HOUSING CODE SO AS TO PROVIDE "IN REM" PROCEEDINGS AGAINST DWELLINGS, BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES UNFIT FOR HUMAN HABITATION OR OCCUPANCY. WHEREAS, there is found to exist dwellings and,other build- ings and structures in the City of Atlanta which are unfit for human habitation or use due to dilapidation and defects increasing the hazards of fire; accident or other calamities; or due to other con- ditions rendering such structures unsafe; and 75 a + 5 * = WaEkREAS, such dwellings, buildings or structures in such con- ditions are inimical to the weifare, and are dangerous and. injurious to the healch, safety and morais of the people of this Cit and Ke WHEREAS, a public necessity exists for the vacating, closing and removal or demolition of such dwellings, buildings or structures. NOW, THEREYORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA that Chapter 15 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Atlanta encitled The Atlanta Housing Code (formerly known as Housing Code and Sium Clearance) be a pa d is hereby ES a amended by adding thereto Article III to be entitied " Rem' Pro- = ceedings against Dwellings, Buildings and Structures unfit for Human Ga Lap j on or Occupancy" as follows: Ci pts Tia se maoicd r he following terms whenever used or referred to * w 0 a) iL. tl 26 tt ac r in this Ordinance shall have the following respective meanings, un- less a different meaning clearly appears from the context; a. "Dwellings, buildings or structures" shall mean any building or structure or part thereof, used and occupied for human habitation or intended to be so used, enc includes any outhouses and appurtenances belonging thereto or usually enjoyed therewith, and also includes commercial, industrial or business buildings located dential areas which I's in or situated immediately contiguous to res detrimentally aifect environmental. conditions therein. b. “Owner™ shall mean the holder of the title in fee simple and every mortgagee of record. ec. ‘Parties in interest" shall mean persons in possess- ion of said property, ail individuals, associates and corporations who have interest of record in a aqwelling, building or structure, in- cluding executors, administrators, guardians and trustees. d. “Public authority" shall mean any housing authority or any o¢ficer wao is in charge of any department or branch of the government of the City of Atlanta, Fulton County or the State of Georgia relating to health, fire, building regulations or to other activities concerning dwellings, buildings or structures in the City of Atlanta. e. "Enforcement officer" shall mean the building official of Atlanta or nis duly authorized agents. shall mean City of Atlanta, Georgia. Section 2. The primary responsibility and authority for the enforcement of the provisions prescribed by this Ordinance and con- tained herein shall be vested in the building official of the City or his duly authorized representatives. Section 3. The enforcement officer is hereby authorized: a. To investigate and determine which dwellings, build- ings or structures in the City is unfit for human habitation or b. To enter upon premises for che purpose of making in- spections. Provided, however, that such entry shall be made in such a manner as to cause the least possible inconvenience to the persons in possession; c. To appoint and fix the duties of such officers, agents and employees as he deems necessary to carry out the purposes d. To delegate any of his functions and power under this Ordinance to such officers and agents as he may designate; and , e. To administer oaths, aiiirmat-ons, examine witnesses and receive evidence. cy Section 4. ey wv t ¢ QO Poe @ ei ps g F a (l © Fulton County. Where the address of such nonresidents is known, a copy of such notices ox orders shall be mailed to them by registered d. In the event either the owner or any parties in in- inors or insane person or persons laboring under dis- ta abilities, the guardian or other personal representative of such % ( persons shall be served and if such guardian or personal. representative reside outside the City or is a nonresident of the State of Georgia, he shall be served as hereinbefore provided in such cases. If stich Hh minor ur insane person or persons laboring under disabilities has no guardian or personal representative, service shall be perfected by = serving such minor or insane person personally, or by leaving a copy of said notices or orders fy tr ct rw © nS ke ace of his residence, which shall be sufficient evidence as to the service of such person or persons or in the event such minor or insane person lives out of the City or is a nonresicent of the State of Georgia, by serving such minor or insane person by the method herein provided in the case of other persons who live out of the City, or are nonresidents of the State a, and by serving the Ordinary of Fulton County, who shall stand in the place of and protect the rights of such minor or insane e. in the event the whereabouts of any owner or parties ment officer shall make an affidavit to that effect, then the service of such notices or orders upon such persons shall be made in the same manner as provided in subparagraph c above or service may be perfected upon any person, firm or corporation holding itself out as an agent for the parcy involved. Seccion 12. Nothing in this Ordinance shall be construed as preventing the ownex or owners of any property from receiving just o the taking of such property by the power of eminent compensation for domain under the laws of Georgia, nor as permitting any property to be condemned or destroyed except in accordance with the police power of the State. Section 13. The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and should any provisions hereof be declared unconstitutional, the remaining Sections shall remain ihn full force and effect. 4. All .aws and parts of Laws in conflict herewith A RESOLUTION BY THE BUILDING COMMITTEE WHEREAS the, 1965 Housing Act provides for funds-to be obtained through a Federally Assisted Demolition Program whereby the City can obtain two-thirds of the Seae: LaveLES in demolishing a substandard structure NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN of the City of Atlanta that the Building Official and the Planning Department are hereby authorized and directed to study the aforementioned Act and present a program for early action.
  • Tags: Box 9, Box 9 Folder 27, Folder topic: 1965 Housing Act | demolition of unsound structures | 1966
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: April 29, 2021

Box 9, Folder 27, Document 2

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_009_027_002.pdf
  • Result Type: Item
  • Item Type: Text
  • Title: Box 9, Folder 27, Document 2
  • Text: AN ORDINANCE BY: THE BULLDING COMMITTE ic TQ AMEND THE ATLANTA HOUSING CODE SO AS TO PROVIDE "IN REM" PROCEEDINGS AGAINST DWELLINGS, BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES UNFIT FOR HUMAN HABITATION OR OCCUPANCY. WHEREAS, there is found to exist dwellings and,other build- ings and structures in the City of Atlanta which are unfit for human habitation or use due to dilapidation and defects increasing the hazards of fire; accident or other calamities; or due to other con- ditions rendering such structures unsafe; and 75 a + 5 * = WaEkREAS, such dwellings, buildings or structures in such con- ditions are inimical to the weifare, and are dangerous and. injurious to the healch, safety and morais of the people of this Cit and Ke WHEREAS, a public necessity exists for the vacating, closing and removal or demolition of such dwellings, buildings or structures. NOW, THEREYORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA that Chapter 15 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Atlanta encitled The Atlanta Housing Code (formerly known as Housing Code and Sium Clearance) be a pa d is hereby ES a amended by adding thereto Article III to be entitied " Rem' Pro- = ceedings against Dwellings, Buildings and Structures unfit for Human Ga Lap j on or Occupancy" as follows: Ci pts Tia se maoicd r he following terms whenever used or referred to * w 0 a) iL. tl 26 tt ac r in this Ordinance shall have the following respective meanings, un- less a different meaning clearly appears from the context; a. "Dwellings, buildings or structures" shall mean any building or structure or part thereof, used and occupied for human habitation or intended to be so used, enc includes any outhouses and appurtenances belonging thereto or usually enjoyed therewith, and also includes commercial, industrial or business buildings located dential areas which I's in or situated immediately contiguous to res detrimentally aifect environmental. conditions therein. b. “Owner™ shall mean the holder of the title in fee simple and every mortgagee of record. ec. ‘Parties in interest" shall mean persons in possess- ion of said property, ail individuals, associates and corporations who have interest of record in a aqwelling, building or structure, in- cluding executors, administrators, guardians and trustees. d. “Public authority" shall mean any housing authority or any o¢ficer wao is in charge of any department or branch of the government of the City of Atlanta, Fulton County or the State of Georgia relating to health, fire, building regulations or to other activities concerning dwellings, buildings or structures in the City of Atlanta. e. "Enforcement officer" shall mean the building official of Atlanta or nis duly authorized agents. shall mean City of Atlanta, Georgia. Section 2. The primary responsibility and authority for the enforcement of the provisions prescribed by this Ordinance and con- tained herein shall be vested in the building official of the City or his duly authorized representatives. Section 3. The enforcement officer is hereby authorized: a. To investigate and determine which dwellings, build- ings or structures in the City is unfit for human habitation or b. To enter upon premises for che purpose of making in- spections. Provided, however, that such entry shall be made in such a manner as to cause the least possible inconvenience to the persons in possession; c. To appoint and fix the duties of such officers, agents and employees as he deems necessary to carry out the purposes d. To delegate any of his functions and power under this Ordinance to such officers and agents as he may designate; and , e. To administer oaths, aiiirmat-ons, examine witnesses and receive evidence. cy Section 4. ey wv t ¢ QO Poe @ ei ps g F a (l © Fulton County. Where the address of such nonresidents is known, a copy of such notices ox orders shall be mailed to them by registered d. In the event either the owner or any parties in in- inors or insane person or persons laboring under dis- ta abilities, the guardian or other personal representative of such % ( persons shall be served and if such guardian or personal. representative reside outside the City or is a nonresident of the State of Georgia, he shall be served as hereinbefore provided in such cases. If stich Hh minor ur insane person or persons laboring under disabilities has no guardian or personal representative, service shall be perfected by = serving such minor or insane person personally, or by leaving a copy of said notices or orders fy tr ct rw © nS ke ace of his residence, which shall be sufficient evidence as to the service of such person or persons or in the event such minor or insane person lives out of the City or is a nonresicent of the State of Georgia, by serving such minor or insane person by the method herein provided in the case of other persons who live out of the City, or are nonresidents of the State a, and by serving the Ordinary of Fulton County, who shall stand in the place of and protect the rights of such minor or insane e. in the event the whereabouts of any owner or parties ment officer shall make an affidavit to that effect, then the service of such notices or orders upon such persons shall be made in the same manner as provided in subparagraph c above or service may be perfected upon any person, firm or corporation holding itself out as an agent for the parcy involved. Seccion 12. Nothing in this Ordinance shall be construed as preventing the ownex or owners of any property from receiving just o the taking of such property by the power of eminent compensation for domain under the laws of Georgia, nor as permitting any property to be condemned or destroyed except in accordance with the police power of the State. Section 13. The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable, and should any provisions hereof be declared unconstitutional, the remaining Sections shall remain ihn full force and effect. 4. All .aws and parts of Laws in conflict herewith
  • Tags: Box 9, Box 9 Folder 27, Folder topic: 1965 Housing Act | demolition of unsound structures | 1966
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: April 29, 2021

Box 9, Folder 27, Document 1

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_009_027_001.pdf
  • Result Type: Item
  • Item Type: Text
  • Title: Box 9, Folder 27, Document 1
  • Text: eee EEE = — EEE - ——— = lalate ts — EE April 27, 1966 MEMORANDUM: To: Mr. William R. Wofford From: Dan Sweat I notice with great interest the adoption of the Resolution authorizing study of the 1965 Housing Act provision of Demolition of Unsound Structures. This program offers real assistance for strong code enforcément, and coupled with the Code Enforcements Grants provisions under the same act, can be a major tool in accelerating the elimination of unsound housing. Such programs are of major concern to this office and I will be glad to assist your department and the Planning Department in the development of a project application for the City. DS:fy cc: Mr. Earl Landers Mr. Collier Gladin ——
  • Tags: Box 9, Box 9 Folder 27, Folder topic: 1965 Housing Act | demolition of unsound structures | 1966
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: April 29, 2021

Box 9, Folder 27, Document 3

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_009_027_003.pdf
  • Result Type: Item
  • Item Type: Text
  • Title: Box 9, Folder 27, Document 3
  • Text: A RESOLUTION BY THE BUILDING COMMITTEE WHEREAS the, 1965 Housing Act provides for funds-to be obtained through a Federally Assisted Demolition Program whereby the City can obtain two-thirds of the Seae: LaveLES in demolishing a substandard structure NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMEN of the City of Atlanta that the Building Official and the Planning Department are hereby authorized and directed to study the aforementioned Act and present a program for early action.
  • Tags: Box 9, Box 9 Folder 27, Folder topic: 1965 Housing Act | demolition of unsound structures | 1966
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: April 29, 2021