AN ORDINANCE CLARIFYING THAT THE BUILDING INSPECTOR AND/OR BUILDING OFFICIAL FOR THE CITY OF ELKINS IS AUTHORIZED CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
WHEREAS, ACA §8-6-412 is amended by Act 377 of 2007 gives specific authority to code enforcement officers as defined by Municipal Ordinances.
WHEREAS, the City desires to vest its Building Inspector often referred to as the City Building Official with full authority to enforce City ordinances.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That,
Section 1: From and after the effective date of this Ordinance the person filling the position of Building Official (AKA Building Inspector) for the City of Elkins shall be a Code Enforcement Officer with regard to all Municipal Ordinances.
Section 2: That said Code Enforcement Officer may issue warnings and citations with regard to the failure to comply with/follow City ordinances; however, the Code Enforcement Officer is not a law enforcement officer in regard to arrest powers, weapons, or other enforcement actions.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 4th of October 2007.
- Ordinance 092007 (187 Downloads)