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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. Words in the singular include the plural and words in the plural include the singular. The word PERSONS includes a corporation, unincorporated association and BUILDING includes STRUCTURE and shall be construed as if followed by the words “or part thereof.”
DEPARTMENT. The office of Building Commissioner of the Town.
ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY. The Building Commissioner or his or her authorized representative.
HEARING AUTHORITY. The Town Council.
SUBSTANTIAL PROPERTY INTEREST. Any right in real property that may be affected in a substantial way by actions authorized by this chapter, including a fee interest, a life estate, a future interest, a present possessory or an equitable interest of a contract purchaser. The interest reflected by a deed, lease, license, mortgage, land sale contract, or lien is not a substantial property interest unless the deed, lease, license, mortgage, land sale contract, lien of evidence of it is:
(1) Recorded in the office of the Wayne County Recorder; and/or
(2) The subject of a written information that is received by the Building Commissioner and includes the name and address of the holder of the interest described.
(Ord. 6-1990, passed 9-16-1991; Am. Ord. 20-2006, passed 12-4-2006)