A.   Permit Required; Conditions: No building or other structure shall be built, enlarged, altered or moved without a building permit as required by the city's building code, and:
      1.   Whenever changes to a building or other structure alter the outside appearance;
      2.   Whenever changes will amount to more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) in cost; or
      3.   Whenever a building or structure is to be moved from without the city to a location within the city or from one location in the city to another location within the city.
   B.   Application For Permit: A person desiring a building permit shall submit an application therefor to the city clerk. The applicant shall submit with the application such reasonable information as the clerk may require to enable him to determine whether granting the permit would be in accordance with the requirements of the ordinances of the city.
   C.   Issuance Of Permit; Payment Of Fee: If the application is in accordance with the requirements of the ordinances and laws, the clerk shall issue the permit upon the payment by the applicant of a building permit fee which may be set by motion or resolution of the city council. A current copy of the fee schedule shall be kept in the office of the city clerk.
   D.   Scope Of Permit: A building permit covers the initial plumbing, electrical and mechanical installations to be made in connection with the building.
   E.   Failure To Start Construction; Permit Cancellation: If construction or work authorized under a permit is not begun within sixty (60) days after issuance of the permit, the permit is automatically canceled. (1990 Code § 5-106)