The failure to obtain a building permit for the repair or reconstruction of a building within two (2) years after issuance of a permit pursuant to this article shall constitute an abandonment of such permit. Additionally, expiration of the building permit to repair or reconstruct a building damaged by a disaster shall also constitute an abandonment of the permit issued pursuant to this article. Upon abandonment, all rights granted by the permit shall lapse and the property affected thereby shall be subject to all provisions of this chapter.
Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to alter the time limits set forth in title 9, chapter 6 of this Code concerning the completion of disaster repairs in compliance with the City's Building Code and other technical codes. (Ord. 15-O-2681, eff. 8-21-2015)