City of Albuquerque
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File #: O-23-75   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 3/6/2023 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending The Nuisance Abatement Ordinance Chapter 11, Article 1 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, Amending Definitions And Penalties; Amending The Albuquerque Weed And Anti-Litter Ordinance, Chapter 9, Article 8 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, Amending Definitions And Penalties, And Appeal Procedure For Administrative Hearings; Amending The "Heart" Ordinance Chapter 9, Article 2, Amending Definitions, The Hearing Process, Adding A Civil Fine (Davis, by request)
Sponsors: Pat Davis (By Request)
Attachments: 1. O-75
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-23-75 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Pat Davis, by request


ORDINANCE
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Amending The Nuisance Abatement Ordinance Chapter 11, Article 1 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, Amending Definitions And Penalties; Amending The Albuquerque Weed And Anti-Litter Ordinance, Chapter 9, Article 8 Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, Amending Definitions And Penalties, And Appeal Procedure For Administrative Hearings; Amending The "Heart" Ordinance Chapter 9, Article 2, Amending Definitions, The Hearing Process, Adding A Civil Fine (Davis, by request)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF
ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. Chapter 11, Article 1 of the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque is hereby amended as follows:
"? 11-1-1-1 SHORT TITLE.
Sections 11-1-1-1 et seq., ROA 1994, may be cited as the "Nuisance Abatement Ordinance."
? 11-1-1-2 INTENT.
The purpose of this ordinance is to prevent the use of property as a public nuisance.
? 11-1-1-3 DEFINITIONS.
For the purposes of this ordinance, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ABATE. To bring to a halt, eliminate or, where that is not possible or feasible, to suppress, reduce, and minimize.
BUILDING. A structure, as defined herein, which is enclosed with walls and a roof so that there are no sides left open.
CLOSE, TO CLOSE, or CLOSURE. To [seize the property and ]remove all owners, tenants, occupants and other persons and animals from the real property, vehicle, or personal property, or a specified discrete portion thereof, and to lock, board, bar, or otherwise close and prohibit all entry, access, and use of the real property, vehicle, or other personal property, or a specified discrete portion thereof, except such access and use as may be specifically ordered by the court for purp...

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