8-1-2: PERMIT LIMITATION:
   A.   Every permit issued by the building and zoning officer under the provisions of this code shall expire and become null and void if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within sixty (60) days from the date of issuance of the permit.
   B.   All building permits issued by the building and zoning officer shall expire according to the following schedule:
 
   Type Of Work
   Time Of Expiration
New one- or two-family dwelling, garage
1 year and 60 days from date of permit
New multiple-family dwellings
18 months and 60 days from date of permit
All residential remodeling
6 months and 60 days from date of permit
New commercial or industrial, institutional
18 months and 60 days from date of permit
Commercial or industrial remodeling
1 year and 60 days from date of permit
Fences, walls, hedges
6 months from date of permit
Moving permit
6 months from date of permit
All other construction
6 months from date of permit
 
   C.   If an improvement requiring a building permit under the provisions of this chapter is constructed pursuant to a written contract which specifies a completion date, the permit shall expire on the specified completion date or according to the schedule set out in subsection B of this section, whichever period is longer.
   D.   The expiration dates established in this section may be extended by the building and zoning officer, in regard to residential interior remodeling, upon request of the applicant, when the public interest would not be adversely affected by such extension.
   E.   If a permit expires under the provisions of this section, a permit may be reissued upon request. The fee for reissuance shall be twice the original permit fee for the first reissuance and shall be increased by the amount of the original permit fee for each subsequent reissuance. (Ord. 207, 8-15-1977; 1991 Code)