Fire Damaged Building Repair - Eagle River
REPAIR OF FIRE DAMAGED BUILDINGS
The Common Council of the City of Eagle River does hereby ordain as follows:
1. No owner of any building having sustained fire damage that structurally weakens the building shall reestablish and reoccupy the building before measures have been taken to assure structural concerns and deficiencies. Prior to the issuance of any permit for the remodeling or reconstruction or repair of any building that has sustained any fire damage, said building shall be inspected by the Joint Municipal Fire Commission or its designee. Said inspection shall occur prior to any remodeling, repair or reconstruction and also prior to the construction of any interior wall enclosure.
2. Whenever a building or structure exclusive of the foundation shows 33% or more damage or deterioration of its supporting member or members of 50% damage or deterioration of its nonsupporting members, enclosing or outside wall or coverings, it is within the jurisdiction of the Joint Municipal Fire Commission to declare said building as dangerous and suggest repair, vacation, or demolition. Repaired buildings shall comply with any building code of the City of Eagle River or the State of Wisconsin or shall be demolished at the option of the building owner.