Chapter 1.08


1.08.010    Right of authorized official.

1.08.010 Right of authorized official.

Whenever necessary to make an inspection to enforce any provision of this code, or whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that there exists a violation of this code in any building or upon any premises within the 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 upon him by this code; provided, that except in emergency situations he shall first give the owner and/or occupant, if they can be located after reasonable effort, 48 hours’ written notice of the authorized officials intention to inspect. In the event the owner and/or occupant refuses entry the official is empowered to seek assistance from any court of competent jurisdiction in obtaining such entry. (Ord. 434 § 1, 1970)