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(A) If a plan has been approved by the proper official or officials of the city and a building permit issued or if construction has begun following approval of a plan and issuance of a building permit, the provisions of this subchapter shall not apply, except to the extent that their application is requested by the permit holder. Where application of the provisions of the subchapter is not requested, the provisions of the subchapter relating to building standards in effect at the time of granting of the permit shall be applicable. Permits for construction issued by the proper authorities of this city prior to the effective date of this subchapter shall expire by limitation and become null and void if the building or work authorized by the permit is not commenced substantially and in good faith thereunder within two months from the date of its issue or within one month from the time this subchapter becomes effective, whichever shall first occur.
(B) The permits shall also expire by limitation and become null and void if the building or work authorized by them is suspended or abandoned at any time after the work is commenced for a period of 60 days, but if the suspension or abandonment occurred or began before the effective date of this subchapter, the permit shall expire. Permits may be renewed within 90 days of date of issuance. Renewal of permit fee will be one-half of the original fee.
(Ord. 2020-10, passed 9-22-2020)