A.   Violation: It shall be unlawful for any person to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, convert or demolish, equip, use, occupy or maintain any building or structure or portion thereof in the city, or cause the same to be done contrary to or in violation of any provision of the building code embodied in this chapter. (Ord. XVIII.10, 9-2-1997)
   B.   Penalties: Persons found to be in violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor offense and punished as described in title 1, chapter 4 of this code. Each day during which a violation of the building code is committed, continued or permitted, constitutes a separate offense. (Ord. XII.21, 6-15-2004)
   C.   Appeals: In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this chapter, an appellant shall complete the city application for code appeals and submit said application to the city clerk; and, a hearing shall be scheduled within thirty (30) days of receipt of the complete application. For the purposes of code appeals, the city council shall be deemed to be the official board of appeals. All decisions and findings shall be rendered final as determined by the board of appeals unless or until overruled by the commissioner of the Minnesota department of administration, in accordance with Minnesota statutes, section 16B.67. The board shall render all decisions and findings within thirty (30) days, in writing, to the appellant. The board of appeals shall not have the authority to waive any requirements of this code. (Ord. XVIII.10, 9-2-1997)