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(a) Inspection. The Chief Building Official shall inspect the building and the applicant's equipment to determine whether the standards for issuance of a permit are met.
(b) Standards for Issuance. The Chief Building Official shall refuse to issue a permit if he finds:
(1) That any application requirement or any fee or deposit requirement has not been complied with.
(2) That the building is too large to move without endangering persons or property in the City.
(3) That the building is in such a state of deterioration or disrepair or is otherwise so structurally unsafe that it could not be moved without endangering persons and property in the City.
(4) That the building is structurally unsafe or unfit for the purpose for which moved, if the removal location is in the City.
(5) That the applicant's equipment is unsafe and that persons and property would be endangered by its use.
(6) That zoning or other ordinances would be violated by the building in its new location.
(7) That for any other reason persons or property in the City would be endangered by the moving of the building.
(c) Fees and Deposits.
(1) The Chief Building Official shall deposit all fees and deposits and all bonds or insurance policies with the Director of Finance.
(2) Upon his refusal to issue a permit, the Chief Building Official shall return to the applicant all deposits, bonds and insurance policies. Permit fees filed with the application shall not be returned.
(3) After the building has been removed the Chief Building Official shall furnish the City Manager with a written statement of all expenses incurred in removing and replacing all property belonging to the City, and of all material used in the making of the removal and replacement together with a statement of all damage caused to or inflicted upon property belonging to the City. However, if any wires, poles, lamps or other property are not located in conformity with governing ordinances, the permittee shall not be liable for the cost of removing the same. The City Manager shall authorize the Chief Building Official to return to the applicant all deposits after the City Treasurer deducts the sum sufficient to pay for all of the costs and expenses and for all damage done to property of the City by reason of the removal of the building. Permit fees deposited with the application shall not be returned.
(d) Designate Streets for Removal. The Chief Building Official shall procure from the Service Department a list of designated streets over which the building may be moved. The Chief Building Official shall have the list approved by the Chief of Police and shall reproduce the list upon the permit in writing. In making their determinations, the Service Director or designee and the Chief of Police shall act to assure maximum safety to persons and property in the City and to minimize congestion and traffic hazards on public streets.
(Ord. 00-456. Passed 12-19-00; Ord. 19-289. Passed 12-10-19.)