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(a) Inspection. The Building Inspector shall inspect the building and the applicant's equipment to determine whether the standards for the issuance of a permit are met.
(b) Standards for Issuance. The Building Inspector shall refuse to issue a permit if he or she finds that:
(1) Any requirement of this Building Code or the Zoning Code will not be met by such building in its proposed location.
(2) Any application requirement or any fee or deposit requirement has not been complied with.
(3) The building is of such physical dimensions and/or condition as to preclude movement without endangering persons or property in the City.
(4) The building is in such a state of deterioration or disrepair or is otherwise so structurally unsafe that it could not be moved without endangering persons and property in the City.
(5) The building is structurally unsafe or unfit for the purpose for which it is to be moved, if the removal location is in the City.
(6) The applicant's equipment is unsafe and persons and property would be endangered by its use.
(7) For any other reason, persons or property in the City would be endangered by the moving of the building.
(c) Issuance. The Building Inspector shall issue a permit for moving of such building if all requirements of this chapter are met.
(d) Fees and Deposits.
(1) Deposit. The Building Inspector shall deposit all fees, deposits, bonds and insurance policies or certificates with the Director of Finance.
(2) Return upon nonissuance. Upon his or her refusal to issue a permit, the Building Inspector shall return to the applicant all deposits, bonds, insurance policies and permit fees. Inspection fees filed with the application or thereafter charged and paid shall not be returned.
(3) Return upon allowance for expense. After the building has been moved, the Building Inspector shall furnish the Director with a written statement of all expenses incurred in moving and replacement, together with a statement of all damage caused to or inflicted upon property belonging to the City. The Director shall authorize the Building Inspector to return to the applicant the expense and damage deposit after the Director deducts the sum sufficient to pay for damage to property of the City by reason of the removal of the building. Permit fees deposited with the application shall not be returned. Moneys may be retained to satisfy claims of private individuals in accordance with Section 1464.04.
(e) Designate Streets for Removal. The Building Inspector shall procure from the applicant a list of designated streets over which the building is to be moved. The Building Inspector shall have the list approved by the Police Chief and the Fire Chief, and shall reproduce the list upon the permit in writing. In making a determination, the Police Department and the Fire Department shall act to ensure maximum safety to persons and property in the City and to minimize congestion and traffic hazards on public streets.
(Ord. 33-68. Passed 3-11-68.)