Resolution No. 2010-32
A Resolution establishing a fee for a Non-judicial Appeal Procedure for Deciding Appeals in Building Code Enforcement Actions as Required by SB 915 From the 2009 Legislative Session
WHEREAS, the city’s adoption and implementation of the Building Code is codified in Title 15 (Buildings and Construction), Chapter 04 (Building Code) of the Hood River Municipal Code, including a judicial process for adjudicating building code enforcement actions; and
WHEREAS, the 2009 Legislature adopted SB 915, which requires a non-judicial process for resolving such actions; and
WHEREAS, the City Council desires to implement the requirements of SB 915, which requires the insertion of a specific enforcement procedure that does not rely on the judicial process provided for under the City’s general code enforcement provisions; and
WHEREAS, the City Council considered the code amendment and adopted Ordinance 1990; and
WHEREAS, the City Council desires to establish a fee for a non-judicial appeal procedure for deciding appeals in Building Code Enforcement actions as required by SB 915 from the 2009 Legislative Session in accordance with Section 15.04.09 to Section 15.04.130
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, based on the foregoing Recitals, the City Council of Hood River Oregon resolves that the fee for a non-judicial appeal procedure for deciding appeals in Building Code Enforcement actions as required by SB 915 from the 2009 Legislative Session in accordance with Section 15.04.09 to Section 15.04.130 shall be:
a. All violations of any provision of this chapter shall be subject to an administrative civil penalty not to exceed $500 for each violation;
b. An appeal fee $750 payable at the time the appeal is submitted to the City of Hood River.
Passed, adopted and effective this 12th day of October 2010, by a majority of the Hood
River City Council.
Arthur Babitz, Mayor
ATTEST: Approved as to form:
Jennifer Gray, City Clerk Daniel Kearns, City Attorney