City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 8-14-1973 by Ord. No. 1249 as Ch. 39 of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 5.
Citations — See Ch. 15.
Financial Officer — See Ch. 33.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 69.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
There is created in the City a position to be known and entitled as "Ordinance Officer."
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
The Ordinance Officer shall issue all applications for licenses and licenses as per the directions of the City Manager or pursuant to the provisions of any ordinance of the City which may require the Ordinance Officer to issue applications and licenses as aforesaid.
The Ordinance Officer shall collect all license fees, license taxes, service fees and charges payable to the City as may be required by direction of the City Council or pursuant to the provisions of any ordinance of the City now in effect or hereinafter enacted which may require the Ordinance Officer to collect license fees, license taxes, service fees and charges payable as aforesaid.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
The Ordinance Officer shall turn over and deliver to the Financial Officer before 11:00 a.m. of each business day all moneys collected by him or her during the next previous business day, together with a statement, in writing, of the amount received in payment of each fee or tax.
The Ordinance Officer is hereby authorized and empowered to assess the amount of all license fees and license taxes or charges payable to the City by any person by the provisions of any ordinance of the City or any direction of the City Council which directs responsibility and authority to him or her to license and collect any such license fee, license tax or service fee or charge, subject, however, to the right of the City Council to review any such assessment.
The Ordinance Officer shall make, prepare and submit to the City Council for its approval all necessary rules, regulations and forms prepared by him or her for the orderly and efficient operation of his or her post or office.
The Ordinance Officer is empowered to demand and receive payment for all license fees, license taxes and service charges or other revenue-producing ordinances for which he or she shall be authorized and directed to collect either by direction of the City Council or ordinances of the City, when any such fee, tax or charge shall be due the City from any person.
The Ordinance Officer shall be the enforcing officer for the City as to all ordinances of the City of any nature whatsoever which shall provide for enforcement or administration by him or her, and he or she shall further enforce all other ordinances as may be directed to him or her to enforce from time to time by City Council.
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 15, Citations.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
The Ordinance Officer shall be under the direction of and responsible to the City Manager and shall perform such other duties as he or she may direct or require from time to time.
A. 
The Ordinance Officer shall treat all information received by him or her in the performance of his or her office, which concerns the business or affairs of any person as may be contained on any return or report made by the taxpayer or licensee pursuant to any ordinance of the City or acquired as a result of any investigation or inquiry authorized by any ordinances, as confidential and shall not make available any such information to any person except as required by ordinance or to persons who may be legally entitled to receive the same; nor shall any such authorized person or officer suffer or permit any person not entitled thereto to secure such information.
B. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof before a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]