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The following requirements shall apply to all temporary structures, except those specifically exempted above.
(A) The structural frame of all temporary structures shall be made of steel, aluminum, PVC, or wood. If constructed of wood, the smallest wood member shall not be less than two inches by four inches in width.
(1) Wood used for the interior and exterior skins of a temporary structure may be as follows: one-half inch of plywood, one-half inch chipboard, or particleboard.
(2) Wood, as defined above, may also be used for shelving temporary structure.
(3) Tarps which are utilized on temporary structures occupied by temporary merchants shall be flame retardant or flame resistant as defined in this chapter. All tarps not complying with this chapter shall be removed.
(B) All temporary structures shall be removed upon expiration of the time limit stated on the permit.
(C) If the structure is not removed by the expiration date stated on the permit, the city shall remove the structure without further notice to the owner and shall charge the cost of the removal to the owner. At the time the permit is issued, the Building Inspector or her or his designee shall provide the owner with a copy of the ordinance codified herein. The owner or occupant of the temporary structure shall sign the permit, which will serve as an acceptance of service and which will constitute sufficient notice that the structure is not to be placed for more than 30 days. The city may bring action in magistrate or circuit court for the recovery of costs incurred for the removal of said structure or structures.
(D) In the event that a structure erected pursuant to this section is not removed by the expiration date and the city is forced to make repeated contacts with the owner of the property upon which the structure is erected or the individual who applied for the permit, the Building Inspector shall not issue subsequent permits under this section to the owner of the property for the location unless the Building Inspector has reached an agreement with the owner of the property to assure the owner’s future compliance with any temporary structures erected at that location.
(E) Temporary structures or appendages thereof shall not be placed closer than five feet to any public alley. (Exception: When the property owner provides a permanent barrier which is a minimum height of five feet between the temporary structure and the public right-of-way, the temporary structure may be placed closer than five feet to the public right-of-way. No sales may be permitted through the permanent barrier.)
(F) The permit hereinbefore described may be suspended or revoked if at any time the structure or its occupants are in violation of the city’s ordinances or the state’s laws.
(G) Temporary structures may not be used for housing permanent or seasonal businesses.