[Amended 8-14-2017 by Ord. No. 7-17]
The provisions of this chapter shall be administered and enforced by the Town Zoning Administrator (hereinafter referred to as the "Administrator"). The Community and Economic Development Director shall be the Town Zoning Administrator. The Administrator is authorized to act through aides and assistants. In the performance of the duties of the office of Zoning Administrator, the Administrator may request the assistance of any appropriate officer or agency of the county or State of Wisconsin.
The duty of the Town Zoning Administrator shall be to interpret and administer this chapter and issue, after on-site inspection, all permits required by this chapter.
Duties. In enforcing and administering this chapter, the Town Zoning Administrator shall perform the following duties:
Issue the necessary permits required by the provisions of this chapter, provided its provisions have been complied with.
Keep an accurate record of all permits, numbered in the order of issuance, in a record book for this purpose.
In case of a violation of a provision of this chapter, notify in writing the actual violator, where known, the owner of the property on which the violation has taken place and the Town Board, indicating the nature of the violation and the action necessary to correct it.
Receive, file and process all applications for special uses, variances and amendments to this chapter.
Initiate, direct and review, from time to time, a study of the provisions of this chapter and make recommendations to the Planning Commission for investigation and appropriate action.
Carry out such additional responsibilities as are hereinafter set forth in this chapter.
Authority. In the enforcement of this chapter, the Town Zoning Administrator or his or her designee shall have the following power and authority: at any reasonable time and for any proper purpose, to enter upon any public or private premises and make inspection thereof.
Receive and examine all applications for building permits and forthwith transmit copies of all such applications to the Administrator.
Issue building permits only where there is compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Building permits for structures requiring connection to a private domestic sewage treatment and disposal system shall be issued only where there is compliance with applicable sanitary codes. Building permits which require site plan approval under Article XXIX of this chapter shall only be issued by order of the Planning Commission. Building permits for development in the floodplain, shoreland and wetland jurisdiction of the Town of Greenville shall not be issued until approved by the Zoning Administrator and, if necessary, Outagamie County.
Receive and forthwith transmit to the Administrator all applications for building permits which require site plan approval under Article XXIX of this chapter.
Conduct inspections to determine compliance or noncompliance with the provisions of this chapter and report any violations of this chapter to the Administrator.
Compliance with the provisions of this chapter shall be enforced by appropriate fines and penalties. Compliance may also be enforced by injunctional suit of the Town or by the owner or owners of real estate within the district affected by the regulation.
Any person, firm, or corporation who violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to a forfeiture amount set from time to time by ordinance in the Fine and Forfeiture Schedule of the Town of Greenville. Each calendar day that a violation continues to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
If the Administrator finds that any of the provisions of this chapter are being violated, he shall notify, in writing by registered or certified mail, the person(s) responsible indicating the nature of the violation and ordering the action necessary to correct the violation. Whenever a person shall have been notified in writing that he is in violation of the provisions of this chapter, such person shall commence correction of all violations within then 10 days of notice and shall correct all violations within 45 days of notice. If such corrections are not commenced within 10 days of written notice or not corrected with 45 days of written notice, each day that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.