THAT, by the authority provided in section 74 of the Community Charter, and based on photographs of the property at 3338 Dewdney Trunk Road, (legally described as LOT 3, PLAN LMP12304, DISTRICT LOT 233, NEW WEST DISTRICT) included as Attachment 1 in the report dated April 3, 2020 from the Planning and Development Department – Building, Bylaw, and Licensing Division regarding Remedial Action Order for the Demolition of the Fire-Damaged Structure at 3338 Dewdney Trunk Road, which demonstrate that the structures are so dilapidated or unclean as to be offensive to the community, the fire-damaged structure and accessory structures at 3338 Dewdney Trunk Road be declared a nuisance that requires remedial action;
AND THAT a remedial action order be imposed upon the registered property owner, Morgan Crest Development Corporation of Surrey, BC, in respect of the structures located at 3338 Dewdney Trunk Road, to demolish the fire-damaged structures;
AND THAT the time limit for compliance with the Remedial Action Order detailed above be set at 30 days commencing on May 26, 2020;
AND THAT the time limit for a Notice to Request that Council Reconsider the Remedial Action Order detailed above be set at 14 days commencing on May 26, 2020;
AND THAT staff be authorized to take all appropriate actions, including building demolition and site clean-up, in accordance with section 17 (Municipal Action at Defaulter’s Expense) of the Community Charter to ensure the property is brought into compliance with the Remedial Action Order specified above subject to the following:
- the property owner has not fully complied with the Remedial Action Order on or before the compliance date specified by Council; and
- that all costs incurred by the City to bring the property into compliance shall be at the expense of the property owner and, per section 17 of the Community Charter, these costs shall be treated as a debt owed to the City.