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  • When the proposed work involves the alteration or repair of existing structures and the cost of such alteration or repair does not exceed 25 percent of the current market value of the existing structure, such value to be based on assumed continuation of the established legal use. Before a permit may be issued pursuant to this section, the owner shall do all of the following:


    If required by the Building Official, submit an engineering geology and/or soils engineering report or reports that contain(s), at a minimum, a qualitative and/or conditional finding that the proposed work complies with the provisions of Section 110.2.1.


    Record in the office of the Department of Registrar-Recorder, a statement that the owner is aware that the records of the Building Official indicate that the property is potentially subject to hazard from landslide, settlement, or slippage.


    Record in the office of the Department of Registrar-Recorder, an agreement relieving the County and all officers and employees thereof of any liability for any damage or loss which may result from issuance of such a permit. This agreement shall provide that it is binding on all successors in interest of the owner and shall continue in effect until the Building Official records in the office of the Department of Registrar-Recorder a statement that the Building Official has determined that such hazard from landslide, settlement or slippage no longer exists. The repair work shall consist of restoring the original construction. The Building Official may require that provisions be made in anticipation of future settlement. For the purposes of this Section, "alteration" does not include an addition or additions.

(Ord. 2016-0053 § 2, 2016; Ord. 2010-0053 § 2, 2010; Ord. 2007-0108 § 2 (part), 2007: Ord. 2002-0076 § 49, 2002: Ord. 95-0065 § 3 (part), 1995.)