(A) Any property owner to whom a notice of violation is issued and recorded shall pay to the Town the costs of staff investigation and administration, as set forth in the Town's fee and deposit schedule. Such costs shall be based on the extent of staff work involved in abating the violation, and may include the costs of research, field investigation, notice, and administrative hearing costs.
(B) Any person against whom a civil or criminal complaint is filed shall pay to the Town the reasonable costs of staff investigation and administration, as set forth in the Town's fee and deposit schedule, unless the party after trial is deemed by the court to be the prevailing party. Such costs shall be based on the extent of staff work involved with abating the violation, and may include the costs of research, field investigation, notice and administrative hearing costs, and court costs.
(C) Code compliance administrative fees shall not be required where the violations on a property are corrected not later than the date of recordation of a notice of violation.
(D) No notice of violation shall be released by the Town and no civil or criminal complaint shall be dismissed by the Town until all applicable code compliance fees have been paid. Additionally, no permit shall be issued and no staff inspection shall be conducted for work on a property currently subject to a notice of violation or to a civil or criminal complaint, until such code compliance fees have been paid.
(E) Code compliance fees shall be required in addition to any other fees or penalties required by the Town Municipal Code.
(Ord. 1994-477, effective 1-12-95)
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