SECTION 1209.01 INSPECTION AND PROOJECT COMPLIANCE:
Following the approval of a request processed pursuant to this Ordinance, the City Building Official shall monitor the project, review all permits issued and construction undertaken, and compare the actual development to the approved plans and time limits established by the City Council. If the City Building Officials finds that the project is not proceeding in accordance with specified time limits, or that it substantially deviates or fails to comply with the approved project plans, the City Council and the landowner shall be notified immediately in writing. Within thirty (30) days of such written notice, the City Council shall either by ordinance or resolution, as may be applicable, revoke the project approval, take such steps as deemed necessary to compel compliance with the approved plan, or require the landowner or applicant to seek an amendment to the approved plan.
SECTION 1209.02 PERMANENT CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY REQUIRED:
No building or structure hereafter erected or moved, or that portion of an existing structure or building erected or moved shall be occupied or used in whole or in part for any purpose whatsoever until a certificate of occupancy shall have been issued by the Building Official stating that the building, structure, and/or site improvement complies with all of the provisions within this Ordinance and applicable state building code sections. No certificate of occupancy shall be issued until all outstanding bills owed to the City which were generated through application review, approval, and inspection of the project by City Consultants have been paid in full.
SECTION 1209.03 TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE:
In those cases deemed appropriate and acceptable to the City Building Official, a temporary certificate of occupancy permit may be issued. Prior to such action, the terms and conditions of the temporary certificate (required improvements), and time limit for compliance shall be discussed and agreed upon among City Consultants and documented in writing in the form of an escrow agreement, prepared by the City Attorney's office. Following review and signature by the landowner, the escrow agreement shall be returned to the City with a security deposit in the amount of $7,500.00 made payable to the City of Sunfish Lake. Submission of the security deposit shall guarantee completion of the required improvements. No temporary certificate of occupancy shall be issued until all outstanding bills owed to the City which were generated through application review, approval, and inspection of the project by City Consultants have been paid in full. Enforcement of the temporary certificate of occupancy shall be subject to Section 1210 of this Ordinance.
SECTION 1209.04 APPLICATION:
Said certificate shall be applied for coincident with the application for a building permit, conditional use permit, and/or variance and shall be issued within ten (10) days after the Building Official shall have found the building, structure, and/or site improvement to be satisfactory and in compliance with City approvals and applicant's state and legal regulations. The fee for said application shall be part of the building permit fee as established by the City Council.
SECTION 1209.05 EXPIRATION OF BUILDING PERMIT:
Every permit issued by the Building Official in conjunction with an application addressed under this Ordinance shall expire by limitation and become null and void, if the building work authorized by such permit is not commenced within sixty (60) days from the date of issuance of such permit, or if the building or work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned at any time after the work is commenced for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days time. Before such work can be recommenced, a new permit shall be first obtained so to do, and the fee therefore shall be one-half the original fee which was charged before commencement of any portion of the work. It is mandatory that the work stipulated to be done in the building permit be completed within one (1) year's time or enforcement action will be taken according to the provisions of the Uniform Building Code, Chapter 403 and this Ordinance. An extension of time may be granted by the Building Official at the time of issuance of permit for large projects on which one (1) year's time would not be reasonable. The Building Official shall enforce the provisions of this section.