[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Dover 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 2013.10.09-013 as Ch. 71 of the 2013 Code; amended 4-2-2016 by Ord. No. 2016.04.13-006. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
A permit from the City of Dover Inspection Services Division shall be required prior to the demolition of any building(s) and/or structure(s) within the City of Dover. The permit application form shall be prepared by the Inspection Services Division and fees for demolition permits shall be established by the City Council in the City's Fee Schedule. In issuing a permit, the Inspection Services Division may impose reasonable conditions for the safety of the general public, the public right-of-way, and/or adjacent property, including, but not limited to, time/day restrictions, the need for a traffic control plan, the presence of a police detail at the applicant's expense, dust/debris mitigation requirements, and/or procurement of insurance coverage by the applicant. Unless an emergency is determined by the Building Official, no permit shall be issued until all outstanding fees owed to the City of Dover by the applicant or property owner have been paid. The City of Dover shall be exempt from the payment of demolition permit fees.
Any person, firm or corporation issued a demolition permit shall clean the lot subject to demolition activities within 30 days of demolition. The cleaning shall include clearing and appropriate disposal of all demolition debris. In issuing a demolition permit, the Inspection Services Division may require a performance bond to ensure all debris is removed pursuant to this section.
[Amended 2-12-2020 by Ord. No. 2020.01.08-001]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine as provided in the City Fine Schedule, and each day of such violation or failure to comply shall constitute a separate offense.