City of Pacific, MO
Franklin County
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[Ord. No. 1967 §2, 2-18-1997; Ord. No. 2624 §2, 7-21-2009]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to occupy or for any owner or agent thereof to permit the occupancy of any building, or addition thereto, or any thereof, for any purpose until a certificate of occupancy has been issued by the Building Commissioner or designated person. Every owner, agent or manager of any building, or addition thereto, shall inform the Building Commissioner whenever any portion of said building or any dwelling unit therein becomes vacant and request an inspection thereof under the provisions of this Chapter.
B. 
The premises shall be inspected for compliance with the applicable codes as set forth herein. For purposes of this Section, "applicable codes" shall include the City Code of Ordinances and improvement obligations and regulations imposed thereunder. Dependent upon the findings of the inspection, the Building Commissioner or designated person shall take the following actions:
1. 
If the premise fully complies with the applicable codes, shall issue a certificate of occupancy;
2. 
If the premise has no violations which affect the public safety and substantially complies with the applicable code, may issue a conditional occupancy permit. The owner of the building shall have thirty (30) days from the date of issuance of the conditional occupancy permit to correct the violations noted;
3. 
Prohibit occupancy of the premises until the premise complies with the applicable code; or
4. 
Temporarily withhold issuance of the occupancy permit until unpaid taxes or fees of the applicant or relating to the property are paid to the City as required in Section 145.125.
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Editor's Note — After discussion with city officials, this section was deleted and is superseded by implication by the new Building Code adopting ordinance 2248, adopted November 6, 2001, and ord. no. 2255, adopted 11-6-01. Former section 500.170 derived from ord. no. 1967 §2, 2-18-97. At the editor's discretion, we have left this section reserved for the city's future use.
[Ord. No. 1967 §2, 2-18-1997]
The fee for each certificate of occupancy inspection shall be paid in accordance with the schedule established in Article XII of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 1756 §1, 3-15-1994; Ord. No. 1967 §2, 2-18-1997]
For any month when there is a change of user of residential (rate 001) or non-residential rate (043) electrical service within the City of Pacific, Counties of Franklin and St. Louis, Missouri, Union Electric Company shall notify the Building Commissioner or other appropriate official of the City in writing within seven (7) working days after the end of the month of said changes indicating the address and apartment or unit number and the name or names of electrical user(s) per service and address and apartment or unit number and whose name service is connected or billed.
[Ord. No. 1967 §2, 2-18-1997]
It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly make any false statement in their application for an occupancy permit regarding the use of the premise or the names, ages, relationships or number of occupants.