DEMOLITION ORDER Date of Order 25 April,

DEMOLITION ORDER Date of Order 25 April, 2023 TO: JOHN D RAMSAY 1702 W 3RD ST DULUTH MN 55806 YOU WILL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the building or structure located on the following described property and situated in the City of Duluth, in the County of St. Louis, and State of Minnesota, to wit: LOT 0000 BLOCK 072 PORTLAND DIVISION OF DULUTH DULUTH and known by address as 631 E 3RD ST has been inspected under the authority of the Duluth Legislative Code (DLC) Section 10-3 and in the opinion of the building official based upon information documented in the official file and records, such building has been damaged or deteriorated to the extent that in the building official’s good faith opinion, a reasonable estimate of the cost of repairing and restoring the building is more than 60 percent of the current fair market value of the building, as shown in the records of the city assessor. The Assessor’s record indicates the value for this building at $284,700. Based on standardized construction cost information, the estimated cost to return the building to code compliance exceeds $170,820. This building has been damaged by causes to the extent of 60 percent (%) of the value of the building. THEREFORE, I, Blake Nelson, Building Official for the City of Duluth, MN, in accordance with DLC Chapter 10, Article II, Section 10-3, do hereby order you to tear down the above described building, including any accessory buildings or structures on the property, and remove said buildings or structures and all material and debris of same from said premises within thirty (30) days from the date of such service. Pursuant to DLC Section 10-5, any person wishing to appeal a demolition order shall serve written notice of appeal to the building official within fifteen (15) days after receiving notice of such decision, which appeal shall be accompanied by the required fee. The notice of appeal shall contain a complete statement of the matter in controversy and relief requested. Sincerely, Blake Nelson City of Duluth Building Official (April 29; May 6, 2023) 219272