[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon 1-17-1972 as Art. II of Ch. 8 of the 1972 Code of Ordinances; amended in its entirety 2-20-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby designated in the City a public official to be known as the "Building Inspector," who is also designated the "Code Enforcement Officer" as set forth in Chapter 119, who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to Council approval, at a compensation to be fixed by it.
The Mayor may appoint one or more Deputy Building Inspectors, who shall be Code Enforcement Personnel as set forth in Chapter 119, as the need may appear, to act under the supervision of the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer and to exercise any portion of his powers and duties. The compensation of such Deputy Building Inspectors shall be fixed by the Mayor, subject to Council approval.
In the absence of the Building Inspector, also known as the "Code Enforcement Officer," as set forth in Chapter 119, or in the case of his inability to act for any reason, the Mayor shall have the power, with the consent of the City Council, to designate a person to act in his behalf and to exercise all of the powers conferred upon him by this chapter and Chapter 119.
The Building Inspector, also known as the "Code Enforcement Officer," may request and shall receive, so far as may be necessary in the discharge of his duties, the assistance and cooperation of the Police and Fire Departments or officers and of all other municipal officials exercising any jurisdiction over the construction, use or occupancy of buildings or the installation of equipment therein.
[Amended 7-6-2010 by L.L. No. 10-2010]
The Building Inspector shall collect administrative fees for corrections of violations of the Code of ordinances. The Building Inspector shall collect the following administrative fees for violations of the Code of ordinances as set forth in the City of Beacon fee schedule.
Editor’s Note: The fee schedule is on file in the City offices.