(a)   (1)   The director of planning and building services is hereby authorized and directed to enforce all the provisions of this chapter and establish rules for its administration. For those purposes, he or she shall have the powers of a law enforcement officer.
      (2)   The director shall have the power to render interpretations of this chapter and to adopt and enforce supplemental policies in order to clarify the application of its provisions. The interpretations or policies shall be within the intent and purpose of this Code, and be set forth in writing.
   (b)   In accordance with prescribed procedures and with the approval of the appointing authority, the director may appoint technical officers and inspectors and other employees that shall be authorized from time to time.
(1992 Code, App. B, § 15.65.010)  (Ord. 42-83, passed 6-27-1983; Ord. 39-96, passed 4-1-1996; Ord. 9-13, passed 3-19-2013)