[CC 1995 §425.010; Ord. No. 106 Art. XVI, 10-24-1968]
The Building Commissioner shall enforce this Title. Appeal from the decision of the Building Commissioner may be made to the Board of Adjustment as provided in Chapter 420.
The owner or general agent of a building or premises where a violation of any provision of this Title has been committed or shall exist, or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or entire premises where such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the owner, general agent, lessee or tenant of any part of the building or premises in which such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the general agent, architect, builder, contractor or any other person who commits, takes part or assists in any such violation or who maintains any building or premises in which any such violation shall exist shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10.00) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each and every day that such violation continues or by imprisonment for ten (10) days for each and every day such violation shall continue or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the Court. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 82.300, RSMo., however, for the second (2nd) and subsequent offenses involving the same violation at the same building or premises, the punishment shall be a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each and every day that such violation shall continue or by imprisonment for ten (10) days for each and every day such violation shall continue or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the Court.
Any such person who having been served with an order to remove any such violation shall fail to comply with such order within ten (10) days after such service or shall continue to violate any provision of the regulations made under authority of Sections 89.010 to 89.140, RSMo., in the respect named in such order shall also be subject to a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
[CC 1995 §425.030; Ord. No. 106 Art. XV, 10-24-1968]
The Board of Aldermen may from time to time, on its own motion or petition, after at least fifteen (15) days' public notice and hearings as provided by law, amend, supplement or change, modify or repeal the boundaries or regulations herein or subsequently established, after submitting same to the Planning and Zoning Commission for its recommendations and report. In case, however, that the Planning and Zoning Commission disapproves the change or of a protest against such changes duly signed and acknowledged by the owners of thirty percent (30%) or more, either of the area of the land (exclusive of streets and places) included in such proposed change or within an area determined by lines drawn parallel to one hundred eighty-five (185) feet distant from the boundaries of the district proposed to be changed, such amendment shall not become effective except by the favorable vote of two-thirds (⅔) of all the members of the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. 435 §2, 10-12-2009; Ord. No. 464 §1, 11-14-2011]
Fees. In the administration of the provisions of this Title, the City shall collect fees, at the time of filing of petition or application, for the various procedures as stated in this Title. Fees shall be established by the Board of Alderpersons and may be changed from time to time, to recover some or all of the City's costs of review.
The City may also collect deposits from applicants to cover the costs of the review and processing of applications, including the administration of the application, publishing notice of any public hearing, hiring a court reporter to record the hearing, the costs of any third (3rd) party consultants, and the costs of City staff, when the presence and participation of such staff would not otherwise be necessary but for the application.
The City may also charge and collect additional deposits when its reimbursable costs exceed the amounts provided by the applicant.
Any deposits not used for reimbursable costs shall be returned to the applicant.
Any dispute as to the amount of reimbursable costs shall be decided by the Board of Alderpersons on the applicant's written appeal, which shall provide a detailed description of the dispute.
Fee Schedule. The fees and deposits established by the Board of Alderpersons shall be listed on a fee schedule and provided to each applicant.
Failure To Pay Fees And Deposits. Failure to remit fees or deposits shall be grounds for the following actions by the City, as may be appropriate:
Refusal to review, process or consider the application;
Denial or suspension of the application;
Denial or suspension of any building permit associated with the application;
Denial or suspension of the review, processing or consideration of any other land use application submitted by the applicant; or
Denial or suspension of any building permit associated with any other land use application submitted by the applicant.