1311.14  PLANS APPROVAL AND PERMIT EXPIRATION; EXTENSION; WORK DELAY.
   The approval of plans or drawings and specifications or data pursuant to this chapter shall terminate and become void if construction, erection, alteration or other work upon the building has not commenced within twelve months of the approval of such plans, drawings, specifications and data.  A permit must be obtained prior to commencement of work.
 
   A permit expires on the last day of the twelfth month following the date of issuance of the permit.  All construction, erection, alteration and other work authorized by a permit must be completed, a final inspection conducted, and all work approved  prior to expiration of the permit.  Two extensions of a permit shall be granted for six months each, if requested by the owner or permit holder at least ten days in advance of the expiration date of the permit and upon payment of a fee for each extension of one hundred dollars ($100.00).
 
   Exceptions are:
   (a)   Residential heating and air conditioning permits will expire 90 days following the date of issuance.  One extension of a permit can be granted for 90 days if requested by the owner or permit holder at least ten days in advance of the expiration date of the permit and approved by the chief building official and upon payment of a fee for the extension of one hundred dollars ($100.00)
   (b)   Residential electrical permits will expire 90 days following the date of issuance.  One extension of a permit can be granted for 90 days if requested by the owner or permit holder at least ten days in advance of the expiration date of the permit and approved by the chief building official and upon payment of a fee for the extension of one hundred dollars ($100.00)
      (Ord. 03-384.  Passed 11-25-03.)