Chapter 17.112


17.112.010    Compliance Required

17.112.020    Enforcement

17.112.030    Violations–Penalties

17.112.010 Compliance Required

A.    Any existing or future building or structure that is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted or maintained, and any existing or future use of land shall be in compliance to this title.

B.    No building permit may be lawfully issued until all requirements of this title have been met. Building permits will be issued in conformance with the most recent edition of the Uniform Building Code (UBC). (Ord. 736 Art. II § A, 1997)

17.112.020 Enforcement

A.    A zoning enforcement officer shall be appointed by the city manager.

B.    The zoning enforcement officer shall be responsible for the enforcement of this title, and shall develop procedures for such enforcement for review and approval by the city council within sixty (60) days of adoption of the ordinance codified in this title. (Ord. 1129 (part), 2010; Ord. 736 Art. II § B, 1997)

17.112.030 Violations–Penalties

A.    Anyone violating any provision of this title shall be guilty of a Class I misdemeanor punishable by a fine or imprisonment or both.

B.    Conviction shall be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00) or by imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days, or by both fine and imprisonment.

C.    It is a separate offense for each and every day the violation is committed, continued or permitted.

D.    The owner, lessee, tenant and/or other person in possession of the property are all and equally responsible for the use violation/s.

E.    In addition, the city may bring civil proceeding in a court of competent jurisdiction to enforce compliance with this chapter including the prevention, restraining and/or abatement of the violation/s.

F.    In addition, any violation is declared to be a public nuisance and the city may enjoin or restrain said violation like any other nuisance under authority of any applicable city and state law. (Ord. 736 Art. II § C, 1997)