It is unlawful for any contractor, property owner, tenant or other person to commence or continue any work on any project for which a building permit is required by the State Building Code or a zoning permit is required by the city code, and for which no permit has been granted by the city or the permit has been canceled or a stop order issued. All work permitted under this section shall be fully completed within the time specified on the permit and, if no time is specified, within one year from the issuance of the permit.
(Prior Code, § 4.012)  (Ord. 171, Third Series, effective 5-4-1995)  Penalty, see § 10.99