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(A) The Huntington City/County Planning Department is the single agency designated to administer building rules and complete inspections within the boundaries of the authority of the units of government which are parties hereto.
(B) The Building Commissioner of Huntington County is authorized and empowered to issue building permits, make inspections, order corrections of violations, issue certificates of occupancy, and to perform such other ministerial duties as are commonly performed in the execution of that office, on behalf of the parties hereto.
(C) Any appeal to a decision by the Building Commissioner of Huntington County shall lie first with the county executive pursuant to IC 36-7-8- 9, and to the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission as provided for in IC 22-13-2-7.
(D) Any judicial remedy sought by the Building Commissioner of Huntington County shall lie first with the county to enforce that commissioner's lawful orders to obtain compliance with the building rules of the parties hereto, and shall be brought to the county or Town Attorney, of the unit of government within the boundaries of authority of which a violation occurs, for disposition.
(E) Such permit fees that are collected by the Building Commissioner of Huntington County shall be accounted for and deposited in the General Fund of Huntington County and shall be considered full payment for any inspection services provided by that office on behalf of the parties hereto.
(F) The Town Council shall, by resolution, indicate when approval is needed by the Council prior to a building permit being issued.
(Ord. 1992-13, passed 12-14-92)