(A)   All activities authorized by issuance of a demolition permit shall be commenced within 30 days of permit issuance. Unless approved, all demolition activities and site work restoration shall be completed in no more than 30 days from date of commencement. Failure to complete all work authorized by permit shall constitute a violation of the city code and the violation shall be punished as for a misdemeanor. Violations shall be deemed continuing in nature and may be treated as a new and separate offense each day (consisting of a 24-hour period commencing at 12:00 midnight) during which the violation occurs.
   (B)   If, after a period of not less than 30 days from the date of final notice and order to complete demolition activities has been issued by the Building/Zoning Official, the Building/Zoning Official may cause the property to be sold and building demolished and the materials, rubble and debris therefrom removed and the lot cleaned. Any such demolition work shall be accomplished and the cost thereof paid and recovered as a personal obligation of the property owner or assess the charges against the property involved.
(Prior Code, § 4.09)  (Ord. 212, Third Series, effective 12-24-1998)  Penalty, see § 10.99