1125.03  BUILDING INSPECTOR.
   (a)   Establishment.  The Building Inspector shall act as the administrative officer for the purpose of effecting the proper administration of the Planning and Zoning Code.  The Building Inspector shall also be known as the Building Official.  Whenever in this Code the designation Building Inspector appear, it shall also be interpreted as including the designation Building Official.
   (b)   Powers and Duties.  The Building Inspector or his/her designee shall have the following powers and duties:
      (1)   Unless specifically stated otherwise, the Building Inspector shall enforce the provisions of this Code.  The Building Inspector shall have all necessary authority on behalf of the Village to administer and enforce the provisions of this Code; 
      (2)   To interpret the meaning and application of this Planning and Zoning Code and its provisions;
      (3)   To issue Zoning Certificates as provided by this Planning and Zoning Code and keep a record of the same with a notation of any special conditions involved;
      (4)   To issue Certificates of Zoning Compliance as provided by this Planning and Zoning Code and keep a record of the same; 
      (5)   To accept, review for completeness, and respond to questions regarding applications upon which the Building Inspector is authorized by the provisions of this Planning and Zoning Code to review, including amendments to the Planning and Zoning Code, development plan review, variances, and appeals;
      (6)   To coordinate the Village's administrative review of applications required by this Planning and Zoning Code, including rezoning applications and development plan review;
      (7)   To maintain any records required by this Planning and Zoning Code including, but not limited to, inspection documents, and records of all variances, amendments, development plan applications, and similar use determinations;
      (8)   To make such records available for the use of Council, the Planning Commission, the Board of Appeals, the Architectural Reviewer, and the public according to Ohio Law;
      (9)   To conduct or cause the inspection of buildings and uses of land to determine compliance with this Planning and Zoning Code;
      (10)   To determine the existence of any violations of this Planning and Zoning Code and cause such notifications of violations or revocation notices, stop work orders to be issued, or initiate such other administrative or legal action as needed to address such violations;
      (11)   To maintain in current status the "Official Zoning Map" of the Village of Moreland Hills, as same may be amended;
      (12)   To provide such technical and consultation assistance as may be required by the Board of Appeals, the Planning Commission, the Architectural Reviewer, the Village Council, and other boards and commissions, in the exercise of their duties relating to this Code; and,
      (13)   To perform such other functions as are referred or delegated by the Village Council, the Mayor, or this Code.
         (Ord. 2016-31.  Passed 9-15-16.)