[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lake City 11-21-1988 by Ord. No. 283-88. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The administrative office of Lake City Borough Code Enforcement Officer (hereinafter "Code Enforcement Officer") is hereby created.
The office of Code Enforcement Officer shall be filled by appointment by a majority vote of the Lake City Borough Council, and the compensation, if any, to be paid to the Code Enforcement Officer shall be determined by an appropriate resolution of Lake City Borough Council.
The Code Enforcement Officer shall be authorized to investigate and enforce violations of all ordinances of Lake City Borough.
Upon finding reasonable cause to believe that a violation of an ordinance is occurring or has occurred, the Code Enforcement Officer shall:
Notify, in writing, the Mayor of Lake City Borough and the Police Chief of Lake City Borough of the nature of the suspected violation and the name of the suspected violator or violators.
After providing said written notification to the Mayor and Police Chief, the Code Enforcement Officer shall proceed with the enforcement of each said ordinance and shall follow the procedures and standards for ordinance enforcement set forth in each specific ordinance, and as is required by law.
Notwithstanding any provisions set forth within this chapter, the authority to enforce any ordinance of Lake City Borough granted to the Code Enforcement Officer shall be deemed to be nonexclusive and shall be shared with the Lake City Borough Police Department, and the Lake City Borough Police Department shall specifically retain the power to execute and enforce all laws and ordinances of the Borough of Lake City and investigate all violations thereof.