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Town of Milo, NY
Yates County
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The Code Enforcement Officer is hereby authorized and directed to administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter. The Code Enforcement Officer shall have the authority to adopt policies and procedures in order to clarify the application of its provisions. Such policies and procedures shall be in compliance with the intent and purpose of this chapter. Such policies and procedures shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in this chapter.
The Code Enforcement Officer shall make all of the required inspections or shall accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. All reports of such inspections shall be in writing and be certified by a responsible officer of such approved agency or by the responsible individual. The Code Enforcement Officer is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise, subject to the approval of the Town Board.
The Code Enforcement Officer shall carry proper identification when inspecting structures or premises in the performance of duties under this chapter.
A. 
Whenever it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this chapter and the Code Enforcement Officer has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in a building or upon any premises any conditions or violations of the Uniform Code, Energy Code or the Code of the Town of Milo which make the building or premises unsafe, dangerous or hazardous, the Code Enforcement Officer shall have the authority to enter the building or premises at all reasonable times to inspect or to perform the duties imposed upon the Code Enforcement Officer by this chapter.
B. 
Whenever it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this chapter, if such building or premises is occupied, the Code Enforcement Officer shall present credentials to the occupant and request entry. If such building or premises is unoccupied, the Code Enforcement Officer shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other person having charge or control of the building or premises and request entry. If entry is refused, or the owner or other person having charge or control of the building or premises cannot be found, the Code Enforcement Officer has recourse to every remedy provided by law to secure entry.
The Code Enforcement Officer shall issue all necessary notices or orders to ensure compliance with this chapter.
The Code Enforcement Officer shall keep official records of all business and activities specified in the provisions of this chapter. Such records shall be retained in the official records for the period required for retention of public records.