All departments, officials and employees of the city vested with the authority to issue permits shall conform to the provisions of this title, and shall issue no permit or license for uses, buildings or purposes in conflict with the provisions of this title. Any such permit or any business license issued in conflict with the provisions of this title shall be null and void. The director of the building department shall maintain a zoning enforcement program to promote the abatement of violations of this title and to provide assistance in the prosecution of such violations. It shall be the duty of the director of the building department, or his authorized agent, to enforce the provisions of this title pertaining to the erection, construction, reconstruction, moving, conversion, alteration, addition, location or razing of any building or structure. (2003 Code § 11-01-01.6)