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(A) This chapter shall be enforced by the Zoning Official.
(B) The Zoning Official shall not issue any permit which would authorize a violation of any provision of this chapter or of any other applicable city regulation except upon the order of the Board of Appeals or a court.
(1) Inspections. The Zoning Official shall make periodic inspections of the city to ensure that the requirements of this chapter are being complied with.
(2) Violations. The Zoning Official shall investigate any alleged violation of this chapter coming to his or her attention, whether by complaint or from personal knowledge. If a violation is found to exist, the Zoning Official shall serve notice upon the owner by personal service or certified mail and order a termination of the violation. If the violation is found to still exist 30 days after the notification and order, the Zoning Official shall immediately prosecute a complaint to terminate the violation before the district court.
(3) Records. The Zoning Official shall keep records of all inspections, investigations, applications, fees and permits issued, with notations of all special conditions involved. Copies of all site plans approved by the Planning Commission or Zoning Board of Appeals shall also be kept unless the permit or authorization has expired. The records shall be available as a public record.
(Ord. 161, passed 12-10-2001)