1494.10  DUTIES OF BUILDING INSPECTOR.
   (a)   The Building Inspector shall be responsible for the enforcement of the provisions of Chapter 1494.  The Building Inspector shall prepare an application form for a Tree Removal Permit which application form shall be completed and filed with the Building Inspector by each applicant for a Tree Removal Permit.  The application for the Tree Removal Permit for property located in a district other than a U-1 single family district shall include the Existing Conditions Topographic Survey and the proposed Tree Protection Plan. 
   (b)   Prior to commencing any Development in a U-2, U-3, or U-4 Zoning District the applicant shall post a cash bond with the City in the amount of $200 for each tree of eight inches D.B.H. or greater on the lot to be preserved.  If any tree of eight inches D.B.H. or greater is removed in violation of this Chapter or a Tree Removal Permit the bond shall not be returned to the applicant until the applicant has planted replacement trees approved by the Planning Commission.  The bond shall be returned to the applicant upon the applicant's compliance with the Tree Removal Permit as determined by the Building Inspector.   
   (c)   If a Tree Removal Permit application is for property located in a district other than a U1 single family district the Building Inspector shall submit the Tree Removal Permit application to the Architectural Review Board and the Planning Commission for its review pursuant to Section 1494.05(a).  If a Tree Removal Permit application is for property located in a U1 single family district the Building Inspector shall review the application and issue a Tree Removal Permit if the application complies with the applicable provisions of Chapter 1494
   (d)   The Building Inspector shall not issue a building permit for any Development until a Tree Removal Permit has been issued as required under Chapter 1494 or the Building Inspector determines in writing that a Tree Removal Permit is not required under Section 1494.04 "Exemptions." 
   (e)    If the Building Inspector determines that any Development or removal of trees is in violation of the provisions of Chapter 1494, the Building Inspector shall immediately issue a Stop Work Order which shall continue until the Building Inspector determines that the violation has been corrected.
   (f)   The permit fee for a Tree Removal Permit is one hundred dollars ($100.00) for property in a non-residential zoning classification and fifty dollars ($50.00) for property in a residential zoning classification, which fee shall be paid at the time of submitting the Tree Removal Permit application.  (Ord. 2011-09.  Passed 4-20-11.)