It shall be the duty of all contractors, subcontractors, builders and other persons having to do with the establishment of any use of land or the erection, altering, changing or remodeling of any building or structure to see that a proper permit has been issued before beginning any work. Such work without a permit having been issued is in conflict with the requirements of this title and shall be deemed a violation of this title in the same manner and to the same extent that the owner of the premises or the persons for whom the use is established, and shall be subject to the penalties herein prescribed for violation. (Ord. 2001-815-O, 12-17-2001, eff. 12-17-2001; amd. 2004 Code)