Sec. 6-18.  Additions, insertions and changes.


The following sections of the building code adopted in Section 6-16 are hereby revised as follows:


Section 101.1.  Insert:  The City of Norfolk, Nebraska.


Section 104.1.  General.  Add the following after the last sentence:


The code official shall also be responsible for zoning ordinance enforcement, issuance of street excavation permits and curb grind permits, attendance at all planning commission meetings, board of adjustment meetings, and all meetings pertinent to this position.


Insert the following after Sec. 104.7:


Section 104.7.1.  Accounting:  The code official shall keep an accurate account of all fees collected and such collected fees shall be turned in daily to the city clerk.


Section 105.2.  Amend item 1 under “Building” to read as follows:


1.  One-story detached accessory structures used as playhouses and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 64 square feet.


Section 106.3.1.  Delete this section.


Section 108.2.  Schedule of permit fees.  Insert the Building Permit Fees as set forth in Section 2-5 of the Norfolk City Code  


Section 113.4.  Violation penalties.  Amend to read as follows:


Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).  Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.


Section 114.2.  Issuance.  Amend to read as follows:


Upon notice from the code official, work on any building or structure that is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner shall immediately cease.  Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, or to the owner’s agent, or to the person doing the work.  The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume.  Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work, however, a written notice as provided for in this section shall be given as soon as practicable following the work stoppage order.


Section 114.3.  Unlawful continuance.  Amend to read as follows:


Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable for a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).


Section 1013.3.  Insert the following at the end of the first paragraph and prior to Exceptions:


Required guards shall not be constructed with horizontal rails or other ornamental pattern that results in a ladder effect.


Section 1013.3  Exceptions.  Delete item 5.


Section 1612.3.  Establishment of flood hazard areas.  Amend to read as follows:


To establish flood hazard areas, the governing body has adopted flood hazard maps and regulations as set forth in Chapter 27 of the Official Code of the City of Norfolk, Nebraska.  The adopted flood hazard maps and supporting data are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be part of this section.


Section 3410.2.  Applicability.  Insert:  September 17, 2007


Adopt Appendix B – Board of Appeals.


Adopt Appendix F – Rodent Proofing.


Source: Ord. No. 4384, § 3, 11-2-98; Ord. No. 4703, § 2, 10-20-03; Ord. No. 4969, § 2, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 5135, § 5, 9-7-10

Editor’s note—Section 3 of Ord. No. 4384, adopted Nov. 2, 1998, repealed § 6-18 and enacted new similar provisions to read as herein set out.  Former § 6-18 derived from Ord. No. 3088, adopted Sept. 7, 1982; Ord. No. 3455, adopted Feb. 17, 1987; Ord. No. 3482, adopted June 15, 1987; and Ord. No. 3789, adopted May 6, 1991.