1317.16  CHARGE FOR INVESTIGATION OF ILLEGAL WORK.
   When any person, firm, or corporation has commenced work on a project without first procuring the necessary gas piping installation permit therefor, the Chief Building Official shall make a thorough investigation to determine whether all work performed prior to the subsequent issuance date of the gas piping installation permit conforms to all pertinent Ordinances.  The charge for making such investigations prior to the issuance of the necessary gas piping installation permit shall be equal to the amount of the gas piping installation permit fee required, but not less than two hundred dollars ($200.00), and shall be in addition to the cost of the gas piping installation permit, but in no event shall the additional charge for investigation exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
(Ord. 04-161.  Passed 5-18-04.)