§ 153.046  AUTHORITY OF BUILDING INSPECTOR TO ENFORCE.
   (A)   The Building Inspector shall enforce all provisions of this chapter. The Building Inspector may request that the Board of Commissioners appoint and deputize any number of technical officers, deputy inspectors, and other employees as is necessary to assist the Building Inspector with enforcement of this chapter.
   (B)   The Building Inspector shall enforce all laws relating to the construction, alteration, removal, and demolition of all buildings and structures within the city.
   (C)   The Building Inspector shall make an examination of any and all plans and specifications for structures to be built within the city or alterations to be made in or upon any existing structures which will materially change said structures, in order to determine if said plans, specifications, or alterations are in conformance with this chapter.
   (D)   The Building Inspector shall make an examination of all applications for building permits and shall determine after said examination whether or not a permit should be granted to such applicant.
   (E)   The Building Inspector shall have the authority to issue building permits after the completed application has been determined in accordance with this chapter and after all required fees have been received.
   (F)   The Building Inspector shall have the authority to deny issuance of any permit. Said denial may be based upon failure to comply with any applicable provision of this chapter, any city ordinance, state law, federal law, or provision of any applicable Building Code or manual or based upon the general safety and/or welfare of the public.
   (G)   The Building Inspector shall have the authority to order the removal of any existing building or structure which was unlawfully built or which in the opinion of the Building Inspector is dangerous and/or a safety hazard to the public.
   (H)   The Building Inspector shall have the authority to require specific testing and inspections in connection with the performance of construction work within the city and to set forth specific testing and inspection requirements within the Manual of Construction Guidelines prepared pursuant to this chapter.
   (I)   The Building Inspector shall report every month to the Board of Commissioners about the activity and matter of his or her office and shall report at such other times as the Mayor or Board of Commissioners may direct.
   (J)   The Building Inspector shall enforce all nuisance ordinances of the city.