Sec. 8-4.17. Certificate of Occupancy.
   Change of Occupancy. A building or structure shall not be used or occupied in whole or in part, and a change of occupancy of a building or structure or portion thereof shall not be made, until the building official has issued a certificate of occupancy therefor as provided herein. Issuance of a certificate of occupancy shall not be construed as an approval of a violation of the provisions of this code or of other ordinances of the jurisdiction. Certificates presuming to give authority to violate or cancel the provisions of this code or other ordinances of the jurisdiction shall not be valid.
   Exception: Certificates of occupancy are not required for work exempt from permits in accordance with Sec. 8-4.08.
   Exception: Detached single-story structures classified as U occupancies accessory to R-3 residential occupancies.
(§ 3, Ord. 1707-NS, eff. January 1, 2023)