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(A) Required. After the issuance of any building permit under this chapter, the Building Commissioner shall make, or shall cause to be made, those inspections of the work being done under the permit as are necessary to insure full compliance with the provisions of this chapter and the terms of the permit.
(B) Notice. The contractor will be responsible to insure that the Building Commissioner is notified of the need for an inspection.
(1) An inspection should be performed within 48 hours after notice of the need for an inspection.
(2) If notice is provided on a Friday or the day before a holiday, the inspection should occur on the next available working day.
(C) Entry. Upon presentation of the proper credentials, the Building Commissioner or his or her duly authorized representative may enter at reasonable times, any building, structure, or premise in the county to perform any duty imposed upon him or her by this chapter.
(D) Procedure. After the issuance of any building permit, the Building Commissioner shall make, or shall cause to be made, inspection of the work being done as is necessary to insure full compliance with the provisions of this chapter and the terms of the permit.
(1) Re-inspections of work found to be incomplete or not ready for inspection are subject to assessment of re-inspection fees as prescribed in this chapter.
(2) The Building Commissioner shall adopt rules regarding the number of inspections and periods for which they should occur.
(E) Stop order. Whenever any construction work is being done and is contrary to the provisions of this chapter, the Building Commissioner, or his or her designated representative, shall order the work stopped by notice, in writing, by serving the same on any person engaged in doing or causing work to be done on that construction site, or if a person is not available, by leaving a copy of the stop order attached to the prominent entrance to the building or structure. All work shall cease until further authorized by the Building Commissioner to proceed. Failure to stop work as ordered by the Building Commissioner shall subject the individual responsible, general contractor and/or subcontractor, and property owner, to fines and/or penalties or any remedies as provided by §§ 150.15 through 150.21 of this code.
(`88 Code, § 8-197) (Ord. 2001-03, passed 2-13-01)