(A)   No building or structure of any type, including fences, shall be erected or placed on any lot within the city until building plans, specifications, and plot plans showing location of such structure or building have been approved in writing as to conformity and harmony of external design with existing structures in the city and as to location of building with respect to topography, finished ground elevation, and other provisions of this subchapter by the Citation Officer and building permit applied for from the city.
   (B)   When the detailed plans and specifications have been submitted to the Citation Officer any shed larger than 120 square feet must meet the requirements of garages herein of the city and have been approved, a building permit or letter of compliance will be issued.  Building permits for fences, utility sheds, playhouses, and other auxiliary structures will be issued by the Code Enforcement Officer.  Permits for houses, garages, and building additions will be issued by the Jefferson County Code Enforcement Division upon presentation of letter of compliance from the city.  All applications must be reviewed by the city for conformance with this code and other city ordinances.  Only then will a permit or letter of compliance be issued, and only then may construction begin.  The permit issued must be posted upon the premises in such a manner to be visible from the street during the period of construction.
   (C)   Upon violation of this section, the Code Enforcement Officer may order the excavation and construction to immediately cease until such a time as a permit is properly granted.
   (D)   No structures other than those approved in accordance with this section may be erected, altered, placed, or permitted to remain on any portion of said lots.
   (E)   Plumbing, electrical, heating, and any other required permits must be obtained from Jefferson County or the Commonwealth of Kentucky before construction may be started.
(Ord. G-D5, Series 1997-1998, passed 8-26-97; Am. Ord. G-D4, Series 2005-2006, passed 10-25-05)  Penalty, see § 150.99