(a)   Nonresidential. No new building or structure in a nonresidential classification shall be used or occupied and no change in the existing occupancy of any building or structure or portion thereof shall be made until the Building Inspector has issued a Certificate of Occupancy therefor as provided herein.
   (b)   Residential. No building or structure, or any portion thereof, used or intended for use as a private residence or apartment dwelling shall be so used or occupied until the Building Department has issued a Certificate of Occupancy therefor.
   (c)   No builder, general contractor, owner or tenant shall knowingly permit a building or structure as described in subsection (a) and (b) hereof to be used or occupied until such time as there has been issued a Certificate of Occupancy as required by the subsections.
(Ord. C29-79. Passed 4-23-79.)