Chapter 2.10


2.10.010    Creation of Wenatchee code enforcement board.

2.10.020    Operation of code enforcement board.

2.10.010 Creation of Wenatchee code enforcement board.

There is created a code enforcement board (CEB) for the city of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington. The board shall hear cases and appeals, and render decisions regarding civil violations of specified city ordinances and sections of the Wenatchee Municipal Code. Its express mission and purpose shall include the following:

(1) Conduct hearings on civil violations of specified Wenatchee ordinances and sections of the Wenatchee Municipal Code;

(2) Determine whether the city has established by a preponderance of the evidence that a civil violation of the specified Wenatchee ordinance or section of the municipal code has occurred;

(3) Assess monetary penalties when appropriate;

(4) Adopt rules of procedure for the conduct hearings;

(5) Act in an advisory capacity to the city council, mayor and staff relating to code enforcement and civil violations when requested. (Ord. 2001-02 § 1)

2.10.020 Operation of code enforcement board.

Membership of the Wenatchee code enforcement board shall be as follows:

(1) The board shall consist of five voting members;

(2) All positions on the board shall be filled by persons appointed by the city council;

(3) All members of the board shall be residents of the city of Wenatchee, both at the time of their appointment and for the full term of their appointment;

(4) Code enforcement board members who are first appointed shall serve terms as designated in subsection (4)(a) of this section and thereafter members shall be appointed for a term of two years which shall commence on the first day of January of the year of the appointment.

(a) The term for the first appointed board members shall terminate as follows:

Position 1: to January 1, 2003;

Position 2: to January 1, 2003;

Position 3: to January 1, 2004;

Position 4: to January 1, 2004;

Position 5: to January 1, 2004.

(5) The appointing authority may remove by majority vote any person it appointed for lack of due diligence or for other good cause. Any vacancy created by removal from office, resignation, or change in residency to outside the city limits of Wenatchee, or for any other reason, shall be filled by the appointing authority for that position for the remainder of that term. (Ord. 2010-09 § 1; Ord. 2001-02 § 1)