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Demolition of Unsafe Buildings

A photo of a demolished home

A photo of a demolished home

The Code Enforcement Board has the authority to authorize demolition of unsafe structures when other efforts to bring about compliance have failed.  While infrequent, demolition is sometimes necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare.  In all cases the owner(s) receives notice and ample opportunity to correct the violation(s), either by repair and rehabilitation or by demolition themselves.  Multiple public hearings are convened at which the owner(s) has the opportunity to present testimony and evidence on their behalf.  When demolitions are authorized, though, the City must follow strict regulations for asbestos testing and abatement (if necessary), as well as additional notice requirements and finally procurement of the demolition service.

Authorized Demolitions

The following is a list of demolitions authorized by the Code Enforcement Board along with their current status.  Specific case records can be viewed by clicking the hyperlinked Case Number, which will open the case in eTRAKiT.

Click here to view a GIS Story Map of demolitions of unsafe buildings completed since 2016. 

Questions about these or any other case should be directed to the Code Enforcement Office


 Location Case Number Authorized Current Status
 1526 Kettles Avenue  LCE17-02189  4/24/2018  Pending
 933 Hollingsworth Road  LCE17-04567  3/27/2018  Pending
 4210 New Tampa Highway  LCE14-00465  2/27/2018  Pending
 505 West 6th Street  1120209072192  1/23/2018  Pending
 1026 North New York Avenue  LCE17-03665  11/28/2017  Completed
 642 West 6th Street  1120206040085  10/24/2017  Completed
 1120 Olive Street  LCE17-00708  7/25/2017  Completed
 5013 Cornell Street  LCE17-00994  6/27/2017  Completed
 6200 North Road 33  LCE16-07884  5/23/2017  Completed
 618 Gilmore Avenue  1020011097287  3/28/2017  Completed
 815 North Vermont Avenue  1640013010689  2/28/2017  Completed
 617 North Kentucky Avenue  LCE16-08700  2/28/2017  Completed
 1107 West 9th Street  1120212097733  2/28/2017  Completed
 1927 Lavon Street  LCE16-04135  1/24/2017  Completed
 1047 North New York Avenue  LCE16-05959  1/24/2017  Completed
 211 West 8th Street  LCE16-01009  11/15/2016  Completed
 847 North New York Avenue  LCE15-00792  11/15/2016  Completed
 716 West Myrtle Street  1100013021467  5/24/2016  Completed
 830 Johnson Avenue  LCE15-06816  3/22/2016  Completed
 638 West Robson Street  LCE15-05722  1/26/2016  Completed
 1112 North Marion Avenue  LCE15-06017  1/26/2016  Completed
 1021 East Lime Street  1040009014175  1/26/2016  Completed
 1038 North Lincoln Avenue  1120210051667  1/26/2016  Completed