The Mayor shall appoint a Zoning Inspector, whose compensation shall be determined by the Council.  It shall be the duty of the Zoning Inspector to and the Zoning Inspector shall have the following powers and duties:
   (a)   Unless specifically stated otherwise, the Zoning Inspector shall enforce the provisions of this zoning code.  The Zoning Inspector shall have all necessary authority on behalf of the Village to administer and enforce the provisions of this zoning code.  Such authority shall include the ability to order, in writing, the remedy of any condition found in violation of this zoning code and the ability to bring legal action to insure compliance with the provisions including injunction, abatement, or other appropriate action or proceeding.
   (b)   To interpret the meaning and application of this zoning code and its provisions.
   (c)   To issue all permits or certificates as provided by this zoning code and keep a record of the same with a notation of any special conditions involved.
   (d)   To accept, review for completeness, and respond to questions regarding applications upon which the Zoning Inspector is authorized by the provisions of this zoning code to review including amendments to the zoning code, site plan review, conditional uses, variances, and appeals.
   (e)   To coordinate the Village's administrative review of applications required by this zoning code, including rezoning applications, site plan review, conditional use applications, and variances.
   (f)   To maintain any records required by this zoning code including inspection documents, and records of all variances, amendments, conditional uses, site review approvals, non-conforming uses, and similar use determinations.
   (g)   To make such records available for the use of Council, the Planning Commission, and the public.
   (h)   To conduct or cause the inspection of buildings or structures and uses of land to determine compliance with this zoning code.
   (i)   To determine the existence of any violations of this zoning code and cause such notifications, revocation notices, stop work orders, or initiate such other administrative or legal action as needed, to address such violations.
   (j)   To maintain in current status the "Official Zoning District Map" of the Village.
(Ord. 1133-16.  Passed 9-12-16.)