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(A) The duties and responsibilities of an Inspection Department and the Inspectors therein shall be to enforce, within their territorial jurisdiction, state and local laws relating to:
(1) The construction of buildings and other structures;
(2) The installation of such facilities as plumbing systems, electrical systems, heating systems, refrigeration systems, and air conditioning systems;
(3) The maintenance of buildings and other structures in a safe, sanitary, and healthful condition;
(4) Other matters that may be specified by the Board.
(B) These duties shall include the receipt of applications for permits and the issuance or denial of permits, the making of any necessary inspections, the issuance or denials of certificates of compliance, the issuance of orders to correct violations, the bringing of judicial actions against actual or threatened violations, the keeping of adequate records, and any other actions that may be required in order adequately to enforce those laws. The Board shall have the authority to enact reasonable and appropriate provisions governing the enforcement of those laws.
(Ord. passed 6-9-83; Am. Ord. 2016-001, passed 2-11-16)
For similar provisions, see G.S. § 160A-412