Chapter 1 Scope and Administration is hereby amended:
   Section [A] 101.1. Title. These regulations shall be known as the Existing Building Code of the City of Enid.
   Section [A]105.8 Contractors Bond Required. It shall be the duty of every contractor or builder who shall make contracts for the erection or construction or repair of buildings for which a permit is required, and every contractor or builder making such contracts and subletting the same or any part thereof, to file with the city a bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) executed by a surety company, authorized to do business in the state of Oklahoma, payable to the city, and which shall be conditioned upon compliance by the principal with all ordinances of the city in reference to building regulations and buildings. Said bond shall further save and hold the city harmless from any kind of loss, expense, cost, damage, action, or liability of any kind whatsoever, including reasonable attorney’s fees which the city may suffer or be recovered from the city by reason of any loss, damage, or injuries sustained, performed by the principal or his agents, in the use of the streets, alleys, or public property of the city or by reason of negligence, failure or refusal of the principal or his agents to erect or maintain proper safety devices, warning signals or barricades about such work while it is in the process of construction or repair. The bond shall be approved by the city attorney.
   Section [A]108.2 Schedule of Permit Fees. On buildings, electrical, gas, mechanical, and plumbing systems or alterations requiring a building permit, as set forth in section 105, the fee shall be paid as required at the time of filing application in the amounts provided for in title 2, chapter 6, article F of Enid Municipal Code, 2014.
   Section [A]108.4. Work commencing before permit issuance- Triple Fees. Permit fees are tripled if work is started prior to the issuance of any permit.
   Existing equipment change outs shall be permitted to start prior to inspection and issuance of permit. The assessment of triple fees shall not prevent further enforcement, such as a suspension or revocation of a license or permit for excessive violations.
   Section [A]112 Construction Board of Appeals. This board shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations of the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this code. See, 9-1-2, for the regulations that govern this Board.
   Section [A] 113.4 Violation Penalties. No person shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter or the Code herein adopted. of the publication adopted by or amended in this chapter. A violation shall be punishable by a maximum fine of one hundred dollars, plus costs; unless the person has previously been convicted of a violation of one of the technical codes adopted in this Title, then a violation shall be punishable by a maximum fine of up to five hundred dollars. (Ord. 2015-42, 11-17-2015; amd. Ord. 2022-09, 4-19-2022)