Chapter 13.13
ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES

Sections:

13.13.010    Purpose.

13.13.020    Approval revocation, suspension and modification.

13.13.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to ensure compliance, abate noncompliance and punish violations of the WCC. The provisions of WCC Title 16 shall be applied and interpreted to accomplish this purpose. (Ord. 2014-02 § 2; Ord. 2010-34 § 1; Ord. 2007-35 § 2 (Exh. A))

13.13.020 Approval revocation, suspension and modification.

(1) A permit, variance, subdivision or other land use approval may be revoked, suspended or modified on one or more of the following grounds:

(a) Failure to complete corrective action as required pursuant to a notice of violation and order.

(b) The approval was obtained through fraud.

(c) The approval was obtained through inadequate or inaccurate information.

(d) The approval was issued contrary to law.

(e) The approval was issued under a procedural error which prevented consideration of the interests of persons directly affected by the approval.

(f) The approval is being exercised or implemented contrary to the terms or conditions of the approval or contrary to law.

(g) The use for which the approval was issued is being exercised in a manner which is detrimental to public health, safety or welfare.

(h) Interference with the performance of federal, state, county or city official duties.

(2) Action to revoke, suspend or modify a permit, subdivision, or other land use approval shall be taken by the enforcing official through issuance of a notice of violation and order as described in WCC Title 16.

(3) If a permit or approval is revoked for fraud or deception, no similar application shall be accepted for a period of one year from the date of final action and appeal, if any. If a permit or approval is revoked for any other reason, another application may be submitted subject to all of the requirements of the development code. (Ord. 2014-02 § 2; Ord. 2010-34 § 1; Ord. 2008-06 § 2; Ord. 2007-35 § 2 (Exh. A))