ARTICLE 4. ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

10-1-401: INTERPRETATION OF ZONING ORDINANCE:

The provisions of the Zoning Ordinance are minimum requirements and shall apply uniformly to each class or kind of structure or land, except as otherwise provided. When at Variance with any rule, regulation, other ordinance, deed restriction or covenant, the more restrictive requirement or that imposing the higher standard shall govern. [Formerly numbered Section 31-9; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87.]

10-1-402: APPLICATION; EXCEPTIONS:

The provisions of this chapter apply to all property except underground utility lines and facilities, local telephone cable and supporting poles, community antenna television systems, and electric distribution lines with capacities of less than 11,000 volts. [Formerly numbered Section 31-10; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; 2208.] [City of Burbank v. Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (1999) 72 Cal.App.4th 366, 375, 85 Cal.Rptr.2d 28]

10-1-403: BUILDING PERMITS:

Every application for a building permit shall include a site plan and such other information as may be necessary to provide for the administration of the Zoning Ordinance. [Formerly numbered Section 31-11; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87.] [City of Burbank v. Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (1999) 72 Cal.App.4th 366, 375, 85 Cal.Rptr.2d 28]

10-1-404: ENFORCEMENT:

A.    ENFORCING AUTHORITY.

The provisions of the Zoning Ordinance shall be enforced by the Building Director.

B.    COMPLIANCE WITH ORDINANCE BY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

All officers and employees vested with authority to issue permits, certificates or licenses shall comply with the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance and shall not issue any permit, certificate or license in conflict with it. Any permit, certificate or license so issued shall be void. [Formerly numbered Section 31-12; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; 2930.] [City of Burbank v. Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority (1999) 72 Cal.App.4th 366, 375, 85 Cal.Rptr.2d 28]

10-1-405: ADOPTION OF INTERPRETIVE POLICIES, RULES, AND REGULATIONS:

A.    INTERPRETIVE POLICIES.

The Community Development Director is authorized to establish policies as necessary for the interpretation of any Section of this Chapter. The interpretation of the Director is final and governs the administration of this Chapter.

B.    RULES AND REGULATIONS.

The Director is authorized to establish rules and regulations as necessary for the administration and enforcement of this Chapter, so long as such rules and regulations are not inconsistent with any provision of this Code and are approved by the Planning Board. The Director may forward any proposed rule or regulation to the City Council for consideration. [Formerly numbered Section 31-13; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; Amended by Ord. No. 3669, eff. 7/5/05; 2930, 2193.]

10-1-406: INSPECTION OF PREMISES:

To administer and enforce the Zoning Ordinance, the Building Director, or their authorized representative, may at any reasonable hour enter any land or structure to investigate and inspect; provided that no structure shall be entered in the absence of the owner or occupant without a written order of a court of competent jurisdiction. [Formerly numbered Section 31-14; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; 2930.]

10-1-407: AGREEMENTS TO HOLD SEPARATE LOTS AS ONE PARCEL:

The Building Director is authorized to enter into an agreement on behalf of the City in which the owner of real property and the trustees of any trust deed upon such property covenant and agree to hold two (2) or more contiguous parcels of such property as one (1) lot or parcel in order to insure compliance with any provisions of this chapter. Such covenant and agreement shall provide substantially that covenant and agreement is binding upon any future owners, encumbrances and their successors, beneficiaries and assignees. The covenant and agreement shall be submitted to the City Attorney for approval as to form. [Formerly numbered Section 31-15; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; 2930, 2193.]

10-1-408: CITY ATTORNEY AUTHORIZED TO TAKE LEGAL PROCEEDINGS:

The City Attorney, upon request of the Building Director, is authorized to institute necessary legal proceedings to enforce the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance. [Formerly numbered Section 31-16; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87; 2930.]

10-1-409: VIOLATION A PUBLIC NUISANCE:

Any property, building or structure used, erected, constructed, moved or altered in violation of the Zoning Ordinance is declared to be a public nuisance. [Formerly numbered Section 31-17; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87.]

10-1-410: VOIDABLE CONVEYANCES:

Any conveyance, sale or contract to sell made contrary to the Zoning Ordinance, shall be voidable at the option of the grantee, buyer, or person contracting to purchase, within one (1) year after the date execution of the conveyance, sale, or contract to sell is binding upon the grantor, vendor, or person contracting to sell and upon any assignee or transferee of the grantee, buyer, or person contracting to purchase. [Formerly numbered Section 31-18; Renumbered by Ord. No. 3058, eff. 2/21/87.]