At the conclusion of the hearing, the hearing officer shall make a determination on the basis of the evidence presented at the hearing whether or not a code violation exists. The determination shall be in writing and shall be designated as findings, decision, and order. The findings, decision, and order shall include the hearing officer’s findings of fact, a decision whether or not a code violation exists based upon the findings of fact, and an order, ordering the owner to correct the violation, or dismissing the case, in the event a violation is not proved. If a code violation is proved, the order may also impose the sanctions that are provided in the code for the violation proved and require the owner to pay to the city the costs of the hearing before the hearing officer. The hearing officer shall determine the costs incurred by the city for the hearing, including, but not limited to, court reporter fees, the costs of transcripts of records, attorney’s fees, the costs of preparing and mailing notices and orders, and all other miscellaneous expenses incurred by the city. A copy of the findings, decision, and order shall be served on the owner within 5 days after they are issued; service shall be in the same manner as the report form and summons are served as provided hereinabove. Payment of any penalty or fine and the disposition of fine money shall be in the same manner as set forth in the code.
(ILCS Ch. 65, Act 5, § 11-31.1-10) (1983 Code, § 6-19) (Ord. 2924, passed 3-8-2001) Penalty, see § 151.999