Whenever any provision of this chapter imposes a requirement for a permit, or the payment of a fee, or a penalty for the failure to obtain the permit or pay the fee for the permit, both the owner of the property subject to the work, and the carpenter, plumber, electrician, or other builder or contractor performing the work, shall be jointly and severally responsible to obtain such permit, and to pay such fee, and for any penalty for the failure to obtain such permit or pay such fee.
(Ord. 302, passed 7-13-67)