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(a) In addition to the other provisions set forth in this chapter, whenever the director determines that work on a building or structure is being prosecuted in violation of the provisions of this chapter or chapter 31B, "Noise Control," including those conditions upon which the permit has been issued or in a manner which threatens the safety, health and welfare of the public, the director may order the work to be immediately stopped.
(b) The stop work order described herein shall be issued by the director in writing and served upon the owner of the property involved or his agent or to the person doing the work.
(c) It shall be unlawful for any person to continue or permit the continuance of work in or about a building after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as he is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition. (1975 L.M.C., ch. 1, § 2; 1986 L.M.C., ch. 32, § 1.)