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  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Building Official or an authorized representative has reasonable cause to believe that the building or grading or premises is so hazardous, unsafe, or dangerous as to require immediate inspection to safeguard the public health or safety, the Building Official shall have the right to immediately enter and inspect such property, and may use any reasonable means required to effect such entry and make such inspection, whether such property be occupied or unoccupied and whether or not permission to inspect has been obtained. If the property be occupied, the Building Official shall first present credentials to the occupant and demand entry, explaining the reasons therefor and the purpose of the inspection.

(Ord. 2010-0053 § 2, 2010; Ord. 95-0065 § 3 (part), 1995.)