1. Make any and all necessary repairs, modifications, and/or
improvements to the structure, real property, or equipment involved;
2. Abate or remove any nuisance;
3. Change the use of the building, structure, or real property
4. Install any equipment necessary to achieve compliance;
5. Pay to the City of
Portland a civil penalty of up to
$1,000 per day or such greater amount as may be authorized by this Code or any
rules or regulations adopted thereunder.
6. Undertake any other action reasonably necessary to correct
the violation or mitigate the effects thereof.
B. In the event any party fails to comply with any provision of
an order of the Code Hearings Officer, except a provision requiring the payment
of a civil penalty only, the Code Hearings Officer may authorize the City to
undertake such actions as the Code Hearings Officer may determine are reasonably
necessary to correct the violation and/or eliminate or mitigate the effects
thereof. The City’s reasonable costs of such actions may be made a lien
against the affected real property pursuant to Chapter 22.06 of this Title.
C. Where the Code Hearings Officer finds that there is a
violation of any of the provisions of Title 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, or 31, the Code
Hearings Officer, in addition to the powers set out in Subsections A. and B.
1. Authorize the Bureau of Development Services to act
pursuant to Chapter 29.40 of the Code of the City of
2. Provided notice has been given to tenants, residents, and
lessees as required by Section 22.03.030 D, order a building or structure
vacated or demolished when it reasonably appears that such measures are
reasonably required to protect the health, safety, or property of the general
public, the residents of the structure, or that of adjacent landowners and
residents. Where vacation or demolition is ordered, the Code Hearings
Officer may direct that the person found in violation of the Code undertake
any and all interim measures as may be necessary;
3. Act as the Building Code Board of Appeals in a case already
before him and which requires interpretation of Title 29 of this Code;
4. Require the party found in violation of this Code to
prepare a cost estimate of the repairs made necessary to achieve compliance
with the Code and the impact of these repairs will have on the cost of doing
business and, if applicable, future rent levels. In assessing the cost
estimate under this Subsection the Code Hearings Officer may require the
person found in violation to contact public and private agencies,
institutions, and other sources of property improvement funds to determine the
availability of funds needed for repairs.