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(A) At the conclusion of the hearing, the Hearing Officer shall make a determination on the basis of the evidence presented at the hearing as to whether or not a code violation exists. The determination shall be in writing and shall be designated as the findings, decision, and order.
(B) The findings, decision, and order shall include: the Hearing Officer’s findings of fact, a decision of whether or not a code violation exists based upon the findings of fact, and, an order that states the sanction or dismisses the case if a violation is not proved.
(C) In the case of a Building Code violation only, an order ordering the owner to correct the Building Code violation and imposing a fine or dismissing the case if a Building Code violation is not proved. In the case of a Building Code violation, if a Building Code violation is proved, the order may also impose the sanctions that are provided in the Building Code for the Building Code violation.
(D) A monetary sanction for a violation under this Title III shall not exceed $5,000 per violation per day, up to a maximum of $50,000 for one violation for which daily fines are assessed, for all code violations relating to building or structures.
(E) A copy of the findings, decision, and order shall be served on the violator after it is issued. Service shall be by first class mail. Payment of any penalty or fine and the disposition of fine money shall be in the same manner as set forth in the Village Code.
(Ord. 08-07, passed 3-3-2008; Am. Ord. 08-15, passed 4-21-2008; Am. Ord. 13-30, passed 8-19-2013; Am. Ord. 19-04, passed 2-4-2019)