Chapter 15.08


15.08.120    Fee refunds.

15.08.130    Violation – Penalty.

15.08.140    After-the-fact permit application defined.

15.08.150    After-the-fact permit application – Investigation fee.

15.08.120 Fee refunds.

In the event that any person shall have obtained a permit and no portion of the work or construction covered by such permit has been commenced and such permit has been cancelled without any work having been done, the permittee, upon presentation to the building inspector of a request therefor in writing within ninety days of the issuance of such permit, shall be entitled to a refund in an amount equal to seventy-five percent of the fee actually paid for such permit. The building inspector will satisfy himself or herself as to the right of such applicant to such refund and each such refund shall be paid as provided by law for the payment of claims against the city. No refund shall be made when a permit has been obtained by falsification or misrepresentation and has been revoked for such cause. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 268 § 9, 1970)

15.08.130 Violation – Penalty.

Any person violating any of the provisions of this title, or any of the provisions of any of the building codes adopted by the city by reference thereto as set forth in this title, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, except that, notwithstanding any other provision of this section, any violation constituting a misdemeanor under this title or under any provision of such building codes may, in the discretion of the enforcing authority, be charged and prosecuted as an infraction. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 627 § 27, 2001; Ord. 495 § 14, 1989; Ord. 268 § 9, 1970)

15.08.140 After-the-fact permit application defined.

“After-the-fact permit application” means any permit application which is submitted to city personnel pursuant to any provision of this title after any portion of the activity for which the permit is sought has been undertaken. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 474 § 3, 1988)

15.08.150 After-the-fact permit application – Investigation fee.

Each and every permit application submitted by any person which qualifies as an after-the-fact permit shall be subject to an investigation fee, the amount of which shall be set by resolution. Such fee shall not be refundable regardless of whether the after-the-fact permit is granted or denied. (Ord. 701 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 474 § 3, 1988)