§ 36.41  POWERS AND DUTIES.
   (A)   The commission shall have jurisdiction over the administration of this code and enforcement of the civil penalties prescribed by this code.
   (B)   The commission may receive and initiate complaints, initiate investigations on its own motion; and conduct investigations, inquiries, and hearing concerning any matter covered by this code.
   (C)   The commission may administer oaths, issue subpoenas, compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of papers, books, accounts, documents, and testimony; and have the disposition of witnesses taken in a manner prescribed by the Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure for taking dispositions in civil actions.
   (D)   The commission may render advisory opinions whether or not a given set of facts and circumstances constitute a violation of any provision of this code.
   (E)   The commission shall prescribe and provide forms for reports, statements, notices, and other documents required by this code.
   (F)   The commission shall determine whether the required statements and reports have been filed and, if filed, whether they conform to the requirements of this code.  The commissions shall give notice to the filer to correct or explain any omission or deficiency.
   (G)   The commission may retain private counsel at the expense of the city if the city's attorney or legal counsel has an actual or potential conflict.
(Ord. 1994-12, passed 11-14-94)