(Amended by Ordinance No. 176955, effective October 9, 2002.)
A. When it is necessary to obtain compliance with this Title, or any
violations of provisions administered by the Bureau of Development Services, the
Director may issue a stop work order requiring that all work, except work
directly related to elimination of the violation, be immediately and completely
stopped. If the Director issues a stop work order, the responsible party may not
resume work until such time as the Director give specific approval in writing.
The stop work order will be in writing and will include:
1. Date of order;
2. Permit or registration number, where applicable;
3. Site address, legal description or project location of stop work
4. A description of violations observed; and
5. The conditions under which the work may resume.
B. The stop work order will be posted by the Director at a conspicuous
location at the site. In addition, a copy will be sent to the responsible party
by Certified mail. Where the responsible party is not the property owner, a copy
of the stop work order will also be sent to the property owner.
C. It is unlawful for any person to remove, obscure, mutilate or
otherwise damage a stop work order.
D. A stop work order is effective upon posting.
E. When an emergency condition exists, the Director may issue a stop
work order orally. The Director will then issue a written notice under Section
A, above, within 24 hours.