Deferrals

Deferrals

If your property has been ordered demolished (ODM) by City Council. You must apply for a deferral in order to have it removed. To apply visit Dangerous Buildings at Coleman A. Young Municipal Center 4th floor Suite 418. See the following process:
Payment
  1. Email [email protected] to request an invoice number and Record ID
  2. In the subject line enter the Property Address
  3. You will receive a response within one (1) business day
  4. Go to the BSEED Online Payment page & pay the associated fee
  5. Email complete application & associated documents to [email protected]
Residential Properties
  • Pay special inspection fee of $134.00 prior to submitting application
  • Complete the Residential properties deferral application
  • Submit along with application:
    • Copy of Proof of ownership (must have registered deed)
    • Copy of Identification (State ID, Driver's License, or Passport)
    • Copy of Property Tax Clearance (details below)
    • Copy of approved DAH Blight Clearance
      • Email completed form to [email protected]
      • Once approved, it should be included with deferral application
    • Copy of VPO Application (as needed)
  • Residential property owner(s) are allowed 180 days for complete compliance from date City Council approves deferral. Must schedule and pass pre-sale inspection and obtain Certificate of Compliance within 180 day time frame.
Commercial Properties
  • Pay special inspection fee of $134.00 & a progress inspection fee of $134.00 (totaling $268.00) prior to submitting application
  • Complete the Commercial properties deferral application
  • Submit along with application:
    • Copy of Proof of ownership (must have registered deed)
    • Copy of Identification (State ID, Driver's License, or Passport)
    • Copy of Property Tax Clearance (details below)
    • Copy of Pre-sale inspection receipt ($295.00 or $355.00)
    • Copy of approved DAH Blight Clearance
      • Email completed form to [email protected]
      • Once approved, it should be included with deferral application
    • Copy of VPO Application (as needed)
  • Commercial property owner(s) must provide progress update at 45 days; 90 days; 135 days and meet conditions of the deferral. Provide proof of Certificate of Compliance at 180 days from date City Council approves deferral.
Submit the deferral application & associated documents to [email protected]

 

Upon submitting the completed deferral application, a supervisor will review and approve or deny your application. If approved an inspection of the property will be scheduled.

The owner must remedy the dangerous situation by securing the structure against trespassing/elements, abate the attractive nuisance, blight, structurally unsound or unstable property before the scheduled inspection.

Full Online Deferral Process can be seen here.

Tax Clearance

Applicant must complete the "Applicant" portion of the Clearance Application.

Return to: [email protected]

The applicant must also attached to the application a copy of:

  • Receipt of paid BSEED inspection
  • Registered deed
  • Driver's license