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A. Form Of Application:
1. Application for such permits shall be made to the village administrator, who shall refer it to the building official. Four (4) copies of the application shall be filed and each copy shall contain the legal description, real estate index number and street address for the land on which the work is to be done. Each set of four (4) copies of applications for building permits shall be accompanied by two (2) sets of plans and specifications showing the work to be done; such plans and specifications shall be verified by the signature either of the owner of the premises or by the architect or contractor in charge of operations.
2. When required by the building official, plans shall be drawn to scale and shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work proposed and shall show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of the Inverness building code and all relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. Plans shall include a plat of survey, drawn to scale, showing all easements, drainage facilities, adjacent grades, property lines, the proposed building and every existing building on the property. The building official may require the plans and specifications to be certified and stamped by a registered architect or structural engineer licensed by the state of Illinois. For any construction project where the scale construction cost therefor may exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), the building official shall require such certificate and stamp be provided for the plans for such project by such a registered architect or by a structural engineer licensed by the state of Illinois. Soil tests may be required if in the opinion of the building official and/or the village engineer and/or village president or his designee, tests are deemed necessary.
3. Each applicant for a building permit shall deliver a copy of the following acknowledgement executed by the applicant and the owners of record of the property which is the subject of the application:
Acknowledgement of Possible Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Record:
The undersigned, having applied to the Village of Inverness for a building permit, acknowledges:
(a) That there may be private covenants, conditions and restrictions running with the title to the property which is the subject of their permit applications which regulate, govern, control and/or affect what type of improvements may be made on the subject property;
(b) That the Village, by issuance of a building permit has no power to and does not abrogate, vary, terminate, waive or release any such covenants, conditions and restrictions of record which may be applicable to the subject property;
(c) That the undersigned remains obligated to comply with such covenants, conditions and restrictions of record notwithstanding the fact that they have received a building permit from the Village of Inverness;
(d) That the undersigned and their attorney should review a title insurance policy or title insurance commitment for the subject property to determine what covenants, conditions and restrictions of record are in fact applicable to the subject property; and
(e) That, in consideration for the issuance of a building permit, the undersigned further agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Village, its officers, employees and agents, from any cost, claim, expense or liability to the Village, resulting directly or indirectly from or related to, any violation claimed by the undersigned of such covenants, conditions and restrictions of record as may be applicable to the subject property, including reasonable attorneys' fees and other costs of defense.
B. Description Of Work: The application shall contain a general description of the proposed work, its location, the use and occupancy of all parts of the building or structure and of all portions of the site or lot not covered by the building, provisions for special inspections as required by section 1704 of the international building code, 2003, as adopted in chapter 2 of this title, and such additional information as may be required by the building official. The application must also contain a plat of survey prepared by a registered Illinois land surveyor showing lot dimensions, total area, all existing improvements, all easements of record and all building and setback lines required by the zoning ordinance or any recorded document, provided, however, no such plat of survey shall be required for a condominium unit where all proposed and actual work is confined to the interior of the existing structure.
C. Time Limitation Of Application: An application for a permit for any proposed work shall be deemed to have been abandoned one hundred eighty (180) days after the date of filing, unless such application has been pursued in compliance with this title or a permit has been issued; except that the building official is authorized to grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding one hundred eighty (180) days in total. The extension shall be requested in writing and justifiable cause demonstrated. (Ord. 06-822, 3-14-2006)