Building Ordinance


ARTICLE 11. Enforcement

  • 11.1 – Any violation of this ordinance shall be deemed to be a nuisance.
  • 11.2 – It shall be the duty of the Code Enforcement Officer or Local Plumbing Inspector to enforce the provisions of this ordnance. If they shall find that any provision of this ordinance is being violated they shall notify in writing the person responsible for such violation, indicating the nature of the violation and ordering the action necessary to correct it, including discontinuance of illegal use of land, buildings, structures, or work being done; removal of illegal buildings or structures; and abatement of nuisance conditions. A copy of such notices shall be maintained as a permanent record.
  • 11.3 – When the above action does not result in the correction or abatement of the violation or nuisance condition, the Municipal Officers, upon notice from the Code Enforcement Officer, are hereby authorized and directed to institute any and all action and proceedings, either legal or equitable, including seeking injunctions of violations and the imposition of fines, that may be appropriate or necessary to enforce the provisions of this ordinance in the name of the municipality.
  • 11.4 – Any person who continues to violate any provision of this ordinance, including failure to obtain a required permit, shall be subject to a find or not more that $100 for each offense. Each day in which a violation is proved to exist shall constitute a separate offense under this section.