Section 6-9 Stop Work Order

§ 6-9.1 Authority.

Whenever the code official find any work regulated by these codes being performed in a manner contrary to the provisions of these codes or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, the code official is authorized to issue a stop work order. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-9.2 Issuance.

The stop work order shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property involved, or to the owner’s agent, or to the person doing the work, or posted at a conspicuous location at the Property. Upon issuance of a stop work order, the cited work shall immediately cease. The stop work order shall state the reason for the order, and the conditions under which the cited work will be permitted to resume and the right to appeal and the time limit for an appeal to the Board of Appeals. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-9.3 Unlawful Continuance.

Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to penalties. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)