The minimum housing inspector is hereby designated as the officer to enforce the provisions of this chapter and to exercise the duties and powers prescribed in this chapter. The minimum housing inspector is authorized to exercise such powers as may be necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purpose and provisions of this chapter. It shall be the duty of the minimum housing inspector to:
      (A)   Investigate the dwelling conditions, and to inspect dwellings and dwelling units, including abandoned dwellings, located in the town, in order to determine which dwellings and dwelling units are unfit for human habitation, and for the purpose of carrying out the objectives of this chapter with respect to such dwellings and dwelling units.
      (B)   Take such action, together with other appropriate departments and agencies, public and private, as may be necessary to effect rehabilitation of housing which is deteriorated or dilapidated.
      (C)   Keep a record of the results of inspections made under this subchapter and an inventory of those dwellings that do not meet the minimum standards of fitness prescribed in this chapter.
      (D)   Perform such other duties as may be prescribed in this chapter.
(Ord. 16-12, passed 11-15-16)