§ 106.5.4. Expiration.  


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  • Every permit issued by the Building Official under the provisions of this Code shall expire by limitation and become null and void, if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within 180 days from the date of such permit, or the building or work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned for a period of 180 days, or the permittee fails to obtain inspection as required by the provisions of Section 108 of this Code for a period of 180 days.

    EXCEPTION: Permits issued to abate violation(s) in conjunction with a code enforcement action shall expire and become null and void at a date determined by the Building Official.

    The Building Official may extend the time for action by the permittee for a period not exceeding 180 days from the date of expiration upon written request from the permittee and payment of a fee in an amount determined by the Building Official, not to exceed 25 percent of the permit fee. No permit shall be extended more than twice.

    Once a permit, including any extension(s) thereof, has expired, the permittee shall file a new application as specified in Section 106.4.

    Permits for rebound tumbling equipment as defined in Chapter 66 shall be valid for a period of not exceeding one year. Permits for portable amusement devices and for temporary Group A-5 structures shall be valid for a period not exceeding 30 days. Permits for amusement devices erected under a building permit shall be valid for a period of 90 days.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 2, 2016; Ord. 2013-0048 § 2, 2013; Ord. 2010-0053 § 2, 2010; Ord. 2007-0108 § 2 (part), 2007; Ord. 2002-0076 § 32, 2002: Ord. 98-0020 § 5, 1998: Ord. 95-0065 § 3 (part), 1995.)