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(A) No person shall erect, use, occupy or maintain any 1- or 2-family dwelling in violation of any provision of this subchapter or the Uniform Dwelling Code or cause to permit any such violation to be committed.
(B) If an inspection reveals a noncompliance with this subchapter or the Uniform Dwelling Code, the Building Inspector shall notify the applicant and the owner, in writing, of the violation(s) to be corrected. All cited violations shall be corrected within 30 days after written notification unless an extension of time is granted pursuant to Dept. of Commerce-Industry, Labor & Human Relations Code Ind 20.10(1)(c).
(C) If, after written notification, the violation is not corrected within 30 days, a stop work order may be served on the owner or his or her representative and a copy thereof shall be posted at the construction site. Such stop-work order shall not be removed except by written notice of the Building Inspector after satisfactory evidence has been supplied that the cited violation has been corrected.
(D) Each day each violation continues after the 30 day written notice period has run shall constitute a separate offense. Nothing in this subchapter shall preclude the City from maintaining any appropriate action to prevent or remove a violation of any provision of this subchapter or the Uniform Dwelling Code.
(E) If any construction or work governed by the provisions of this subchapter or the Uniform Dwelling Code is commenced prior to the issuance of a permit, double fees shall be charged.
(Ord. 424, passed 5-20-80) Penalty, see § 1.1.99