Chapter 15.24


15.24.010    Applicability.

15.24.020    Completion of infrastructure.

15.24.030    Model homes exception.

15.24.040    Cessation of inspection.

15.24.050    Violation - penalty.

15.24.010 Applicability.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code or of any uniform codes adopted by reference, the requirements of this chapter shall apply to the issuance of any building permit or permits in the City, except for permits for repair or replacement of a single structure when less than fifty percent (50%) of the structure is being replaced.

(Ord. 2016-09, Repealed and Replaced, 10/18/2016)

15.24.020 Completion of infrastructure.

No building permit shall be issued for any structure unless all on-site and off-site public improvements which are required by any ordinance, law or regulation of the City, or the state of California, or by the conditions of approval on any map or permit tentatively or finally approved by the City, are completed to the satisfaction of the City Engineer, unless a later time for completion of the public improvements is allowed by ordinance, law or approval of the City Engineer.

(Ord. 2016-09, Repealed and Replaced, 10/18/2016)

15.24.030 Model homes exception.

Notwithstanding Section 15.24.020, building permits may be issued for model homes; provided, that a “model home” is defined as a home built for purposes of displaying the types of homes to be constructed in a subdivision which has been tentatively approved or finally approved by means of a map pursuant to the Subdivision Map Act or this code, and no more than one (1) model for each type of home to be constructed shall be issued a building permit; provided, that no building permit shall be issued for a model home unless unimpeded access to the front and rear of such model homes, for emergency vehicles, by means of an all-weather surface road, and/or public right-of-way acceptable to the City Engineer, shall have been provided, and the fire suppression facilities, to the satisfaction of the City Engineer in consultation with the Cosumnes Fire Department, shall have been provided.

(Ord. 2016-09, Repealed and Replaced, 10/18/2016)

15.24.040 Cessation of inspection.

At all times prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy, the person to whom a building permit has been issued shall keep the street, right-of-way, and areas surrounding the structure clean and free of debris to the satisfaction of the Building Official, or his authorized delegate. If not so kept, in addition to other penalties provided in this chapter, the Building Official or his authorized delegate shall not conduct inspections requested by the permit holder.

(Ord. 2016-09, Repealed and Replaced, 10/18/2016)

15.24.050 Violation - penalty.

A.    Any person that violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which any such person commits, continues, licenses, or causes a violation thereof, and shall be punished accordingly.

B.    It is unlawful and a public nuisance to violate any of the provisions of this chapter. Any person who engages in conduct prohibited by this chapter may be subject to the following penalties:

1.    The first violation of this chapter is an infraction punishable by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).

2.    A second violation of this chapter within one (1) year, or the continued violation of this chapter after being directed to cease and desist the unlawful activity, is a misdemeanor.

C.    The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be and is hereby declared to be contrary to the public interest and shall, at the discretion of the City, create a cause of action for injunctive relief.

D.    In addition to the civil remedies and criminal penalties set forth above, any person that violates the provisions of this chapter may be subject to administrative remedies, as set forth in Title 21.

(Ord. 2016-09, Repealed and Replaced, 10/18/2016)