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ENB-18.05 - Violation Case Inter-Bureau Referrals

VIOLATION CASE INTER-BUREAU REFERRALS
Administrative Rule Adopted by Office of Neighborhood Involvement
ARB-ENB-18.05

 
Definition:
Properties that are referred to Compliance Services for enforcement include work without permit in Construction Code Enforcement for 1 & 2 Family Residential (all 4 disciplines) and Commercial Structural only, zoning (i.e. cars on yard) Dangerous Buildings and At Risk/Chapter 13 properties.
 
Summary of Standards:
Bureau of Development Services, Compliance Services Division has the responsibility for intake and enforcement of 1 & 2 Family Residential (all 4 disciplines) and Commercial Structural only, zoning (i.e. cars on yard) Dangerous Buildings and At Risk/Chapter 13 properties.
 
The Office of Neighborhood Involvement, Neighborhood Inspections has responsibility for work without permit on one and two family residences when it is sited as part of a housing violation case.
 
Policy:
One & Two Family Residences:
It is the policy of Neighborhood Inspections to respond to inspection requests from citizens for one and two family residential properties relating to the minimum standards set forth in Title 29. If Neighborhood Inspection finds a property where the only violation is work without a permit it is referred to Compliance Services Division for enforcement.  Commercial Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing work without a permit is handled by the individual Commercial Section.
 
Neighborhood Inspections will cite work without a permit as part of a Housing Violation case when work without a permit is NOT the only violations. Neighborhood Inspection will maintain the case and its enforcement until the Housing violations are corrected and the permit is issued and final approval inspection.

 
HISTORY
Previously published as ONI Policy Number C-30-1.
Effective September 1, 2004
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004