Chapter 1.32


1.32.010    Designated.

1.32.010 Designated.

Whenever necessary to make an inspection to enforce any ordinance or resolution, or whenever there is reasonable cause to believe there exists an ordinance or resolution violation in any building or upon any premises within jurisdiction of the city, any authorized official of the city may, upon presentation of proper credentials, enter such building or premises at all reasonable times to inspect the same or to perform any duty imposed by ordinance; provided, that except in emergency situations or when consent of the owner and/or occupant to the inspection has been otherwise obtained, the owner shall be given twenty-four hours’ notice, in person or written notice, of the authorized official’s intention to inspect. The notice transmitted to the owner and/or occupant shall state that the property owner has the right to refuse entry and that in the event such entry is refused, inspection may be made only upon the issuance of a search warrant by a duly authorized magistrate, district court justice or superior court justice. (Ord. 88-7 §3(part): Ord. 78-11 §3: prior code §1.16.010(b))