Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21095 on 09/19/2011, Section 29-35 read as follows.


    It shall be the duty of the director of public works community development to enforce the provisions of this chapter and to refuse to issue any building permit for any building which would violate any of the provisions hereof, and such director of public works community development , or any deputy or inspector working under his the director’s direction, by and with the consent of the director of public works community development , is hereby authorized and instructed to arrest, prosecute to request prosecution  or bring any proceedings in a proper court in the name of the city against any person violating any of the terms of this chapter. In case any building is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted or maintained; or any building or land is used in violation of this chapter, such director of public works community development is hereby authorized and directed to institute any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection, maintenance, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion or use; to restrain, correct or abate such violation and to prevent any illegal act, conduct or use on or about such premises.

(Code 1964, § 19-290; Ord. No. 9958, § 1, 10-3-83)