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(A) Authority. Inspectors are hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to enforce all the provisions of this chapter and other regulatory codes adopted.
(B) Right of entry. Inspectors shall have the right of entry on any premises within the jurisdiction of the regulatory codes herein between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, for the purpose of inspection or enforcement of the requirements of this chapter and the regulatory codes, upon presentation of proper credentials.
(C) Stop orders. Whenever any building or structure or part thereof is being demolished, constructed, reconstructed, altered, or repaired in a hazardous manner or in violation of any provision of this chapter or any other county ordinance, or in violation of any provisions of any regulatory code adopted by the county, or in violation of the terms of the permit or permits issued therefor, or in such manner as to endanger life or property, the appropriate inspector may order the specific part of such work which is in violation or presents such a hazard, to be stopped immediately. Such order shall be in writing to the owner of the property or to his agent, or to the person doing the work, and shall state the reasons therefor and the conditions under which the work may be resumed.
(Ord. passed 7-7-75)