SECTION 5-326 FINDING; PURPOSE. Pursuant to G.S. 160A-441, it is hereby declared that there exist in the City of Shelby dwellings which are unfit for human habitation due to dilapidation; defects increasing the hazards of fire, accidents and other calamities; lack of ventilation, light and sanitary facilities; and other conditions rendering such dwellings unsafe or unsanitary, dangerous and detrimental to the health, safety and morals, and otherwise inimical to the welfare of the residents of the City.
In order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the City of Shelby as authorized by Part 6 of Article 19, Chapter 160A of the General Statutes, it is the purpose of this ordinance to establish minimum standards of fitness for the initial and continued occupancy of all buildings used for human habitation, as expressly authorized by G.S. 160A-444.
For more information, contact:
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150