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VIOLATION AND PENALTY
1501. ViolationAll departments, officials, and public employees of this jurisdiction which are vested with the duty or authority to issue permits or licenses shall conform to the provisions of this Ordinance. They shall issue permits for uses, buildings, or purposes only when they are in harmony with the provisions of this Ordinance. Any such permit, if issued in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance, shall be null and void.
If any subdivision is made without approval of Council having first been obtained, no public water or sewer facilities shall be furnished by the City to any lot in said subdivision, whether within or without the corporate limits of the City.
1502. Complaints Regarding ViolationsWhenever a violation of this Ordinance occurs, or is alleged to have occurred, any person may file a written complaint. Such complaint stating fully the causes and basis thereof shall be filed with the Zoning Administrator. He shall record properly such complaint, immediately investigate, and take action thereon provided by this Ordinance.
1503. PenaltiesAny person, firm or corporation, whether as principal, agent, employed or otherwise, violating, causing, or permitting the violation of any of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, may be fined up to two-hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00). Such person, firm, or corporations shall be deemed to be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during which any portion of any violation of this Ordinance is committed, continued, or permitted by such person, firm, or corporation and shall be punishable as herein provided.
1504.02 Enforcement of Performance Standards. If, in the considered judgment of the Zoning Administrator, there is violation of performance standards set forth in Section 610.01 and 611.01 of this Ordinance, the following procedure shall be followed:
b. If, within the time limit set, there is no reply but the alleged violation is corrected to the satisfaction of the Zoning Administrator, he shall note “Violation Corrected” on his copy of the notice and shall retain it among his records, taking such other action as may be warranted by the circumstances of the case.
c. If there is no reply within the time limit set, thereby establishing violation as provided above, the alleged violation is not corrected to the satisfaction of the Zoning Administrator within the specified time limit, the administrator shall proceed to take or cause to be taken such action as warranted by the continuation of a violation after notice to cease.
d. If reply is received within the specified time limit indicating that the alleged violation will be corrected to the satisfaction of the administrator, but that more time will be required than was granted by the original notice, the Zoning Administrator may grant an extension of time if he deems such extension justified in the circumstances of the case, and if such extension will not, in his opinion, cause substantial peril to life, health or property. In action on requests for extension of time, the administrator shall in writing state his reasons for granting or refusing to grant such extension.