Town of Mamaroneck, NY
Westchester County
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This Part 2 is adopted for the purposes of implementing the administration and enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
[Amended 10-16-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002]
A. 
The Town Board shall appoint a Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, who shall be either an architect, engineer or person who has qualified according to the rules and regulations for civil service in the County of Westchester for the position of Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, and who shall serve and hold office at the pleasure of the Town Board.
B. 
The Town Board shall appoint from time to time subordinates to the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration such as building inspectors, assistant building inspectors and such others as may be deemed appropriate. Such persons shall:
(1) 
Report to the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration;
(2) 
Serve at the pleasure of the Town Board; and
(3) 
In the absence of the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, act in his or her place and stead.
C. 
The Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration shall have all powers, duties and authority provided for in Town Law § 138 and the other provisions of state law and any other laws, ordinances, codes or regulations of the Town of Mamaroneck.
[Added 5-1-1985 by L.L. No. 8-1985]
A. 
The Town Board shall appoint as an Assistant Building Inspector a Fire Inspector, who shall be primarily responsible for matters pertaining to building maintenance, life and fire safety and storage of flammable and hazardous materials and shall be responsible for the enforcement of but not limited to Chapters A, C, F and G of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, as well as any local codes relating to the same subject.
B. 
The Fire Inspector shall be a member of the Building Department and shall be directly responsible to the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration, who shall have the authority for enforcement of all sections of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, as well as such other codes, rules, laws and regulations as the Town of Mamaroneck may from time to time adopt.
[Amended 10-16-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002]
C. 
The Fire Inspector shall receive applications and issue permits for explosive, flammable and hazardous liquids and materials and blasting and shall further be responsible for inspection of and compliance with all such permits.
D. 
All records of permits and inspections by the Fire Inspector shall be maintained in the office of the Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration.
[Amended 10-16-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002]
E. 
The Fire Inspector shall have all the authority within his areas of responsibility that an Assistant Building Inspector would have.
[Amended 10-16-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002]
A. 
The Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration shall keep permanent official records of all transactions and activities conducted by him, including all applications received, plans approved, permits and certificates issued, fees charged and collected, inspection reports, all rules and regulations promulgated by him with the consent of the Town Board and notices and orders issued. All such records shall be public records open to public inspection during normal business hours. All plans and records pertaining to buildings or structures or appurtenances thereto shall be retained as long as the building or structure referred to in such plans and records is in existence.
B. 
The Director of Building Code Enforcement and Land Use Administration shall annually submit to the Town Board a written report and summary of all business conducted by the Building Department, including approvals, permits and certificates issued, fees collected, orders and notices promulgated, inspections and tests made and appeals or litigation pending or concluded.