Buildings and Construction
WECS Abandonment and Removal.
If the periodic inspection report indicates that the WECS is unsafe or not functioning, the turbine shall be considered abandoned. The owner of such wind turbine shall be required to repair and provide a new report indicating that it is safe and operational or remove the WECS within ninety (90) days of receipt of notice from the City notifying the owner of such abandonment. If such wind turbine is not removed within ninety (90) days, the City may remove such wind turbine at the owner’s expense. A WECS that is not constructed or maintained in compliance with this Chapter and the IBC, may be considered a dangerous or unsafe structure, and subject to abatement and assessment of costs in accordance with Chapter 15.28 of this Code.
(Ord. 2954, 2009)