For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CITY. The City of Pompano Beach, Florida.
   CITY ATTORNEY. The City Attorney or his/her designee.
   CITY COMMISSION. The legislative body of the city.
   CODE INSPECTOR. Any employee or other agent of the city designated by law, ordinance, or the City Manager, whose duties are to insure compliance in and for city codes or ordinances and to present code violations to the Special Magistrate.
   NOTICES. Notices shall be provided as set forth in F.S. Ch. 162 as currently enacted or as may be amended from time to time.
   OWNER. The person or persons reflected as the property owner in the most recently certified real property ad valorem tax rolls of the county which have been provided to the city by the county. Additionally, in the case of multiple or joint ownership, notice to one owner shall be considered for the purposes herein as notice to all multiple or joint owners.
   POMPANO BEACH CITY CODE. Hereinafter referred to as CODE or ORDINANCES, which words may be used interchangeably, shall mean the ordinances of the city as described in § 37.03 (A).
   REPEAT VIOLATION. A violation of a provision of a code or ordinance by a person whom the Code Enforcement Board or Special Master has previously found to have violated the same provision within five years prior to the violation.
   SPECIAL MAGISTRATE. The city Special Magistrate appointed by the City Commission to hear code enforcement violation cases.
   VIOLATOR. The person responsible for the ordinance or code violation which, in the appropriate circumstances, shall be the perpetrator of the violation the owner of the real property or personal property, or person legally responsible for the property upon which the violation occurred, or both.
(Ord. 91-09, passed 11-6-90; Am. Ord. 2005-11, passed 11-23-04; Am. Ord. 2012-28, passed 3-13-12)