(A)   There be and hereby is established the office of Building Inspector which shall constitute a single office to be filled by one person who shall carry out the duties formerly carried out by such person or persons occupying the offices of Building and Plumbing Inspector.

   (B)   The office of Building Inspector shall be filled by appointment of the Village President with the consent and approval of the Board of Trustees, and such Building Inspector’s term of office shall coincide with the term of office of the Village President that appointed said Building Inspector to said office.

   (C)   The Building Inspector shall be paid the sum as established by the Village Board of Trustees through the Village Personnel Committee, pursuant to the Personnel Ordinance.

(Ord. 813, passed 4-6-2000)


   (A)   There is hereby created the position of Village Fire Inspector.

   (B)   Appointment to this position shall be made by the President with the approval of the Board of Trustees and the appointee shall be an employee of the village. Such person so appointed shall serve until that person’s resignation or the appointment is terminated by the Village President with the approval of the Board of Trustees. The appointment may be terminated at any time, either with or without cause.

   (C)   The compensation of the Village Fire Inspector shall be as may be determined from time to time by the Board of Trustees.

   (D)   The qualifications of the Village Fire Inspector shall be those that may be established from time to time by the Board of Trustees and shall include the following:

      (1)   Shall be familiar with and able to interpret and enforce FP101 and the provisions of the Life Safety Code as they relate to fire safety and inspection;

      (2)   Shall no later than six months after appointment attend a fire code enforcement course taught by a recognized educational institution;

      (3)   Shall be able to read and interpret technical manuals and correspondence;

      (4)   Shall be able to respond and communicate timely and in a technically correct manner; and

      (5)   Shall be of sound moral character.

   (E)   (1)   The duties of the Fire Inspector shall be those that are assigned to that office from time to time by the Board of Trustees.

      (2)   The Village Fire Inspector is hereby designated the Enforcement Officer of the Fire Prevention Code of the village and shall be responsible for carrying out all duties and functions of the Enforcement Officer as provided for in said code.

   (F)   (1)   The office of Village Fire Inspector shall be in the budgetary area and responsibility of the general and administrative budget.

      (2)   It shall be the responsibility of the Village Fire Inspector to make every effort to stay within the budget for that position.

(Ord. 673, passed 11-2-1989)


   (A)   No street, driveway, or other access of any kind, hereinafter referred to as an “entrance”, shall be constructed for access, ingress, or egress to or from private property and a public right-of-way unless a permit for the same, known as an entrance permit, shall first be issued by the village authorizing the same.

   (B)   No construction for an entrance shall be started until an entrance permit has been issued.

   (C)   Prior to construction of an entrance, an application for the same shall be filed with the Village Clerk by delivery of the same to the office at the Village Hall, 301 Dewey Drive, South Jacksonville, Illinois on the form entitled “Entrance Permit”, a copy of which can be seen in division (F) below.

   (D)   The applicant shall supply with said application all information requested in said form and such other information as is deemed necessary by the village.

   (E)   All entrances shall be constructed in conformity with the ordinances of the village as may be pertinent to the same and in conformity with State Department of Transportation requirements and specifications and such other requirements of the village as it deems necessary for the proper flow of traffic and the safety of persons using the right-of-way and entrances.

   (F)   An Entrance Permit is shown below.

(Ord. 765, passed 1-16-1997)  Penalty, see § 151.99


All basements constructed after the date of this section shall comply with the following requirements before the premises are occupied or otherwise used for any purpose.

   (A)   Before the basement floor is installed, there shall be dug a ditch one foot deep and one foot wide parallel and next to and inside all basement exterior walls.

   (B)   The aforesaid ditch shall be so constructed to drain into a sump hole.

   (C)   The sump hole shall be so constructed to receive a sump casing no smaller than 18 inches in diameter and at least two feet deep.

   (D)   A four-inch perforated pipe or tile shall be laid in the ditch leading to the sump on a three-inch bed of washed rock and then covered with washed rock, to completely fill the ditch.

   (E)   The sump hole with the liner shall be designed to receive the four-inch pipe from at least two directions.

   (F)   There shall be installed in said sump hole a sump pump which will pump the water from the sump to the outside of the basement toward the street side of the building.

   (G)   All work done in compliance with this section shall be inspected by the Building Inspector and it shall be the duty of the owner and contractor to notify the Building Inspector when the same is available for such inspections as may be required to ascertain compliance with this section. All new basements shall be inspected by the Building Inspector before the basement floor is laid and again upon the owner or contractor’s representation that the premises comply with all the requirements of this section. All such inspections shall take place prior to occupancy of the premises as hereinabove provided.

(Ord. 619, passed 6-20-1985)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   No street openings shall be permitted for the installation, maintenance, or repair of sewer or water lines or services in any street, alley, boulevard, or other public way without a permit having first been issued authorizing said opening. Street opening permits shall be issued only upon application for the same and upon payment of the fee of $10 in advance.

   (B)   All street openings shall be made and closed by the permit holder according to such standards and specifications required by the Superintendent of Streets for the particular opening authorized by the permit. The street shall be relaid or repaved by the permit holder at his or her expense and shall restore the surface and subsurface of the street to as good a condition as when opened.

   (C)   Prior to the issuance of any permit by the village, the applicant for such permit shall make satisfactory proof that said applicant, his or her agents and employees are fully protected by insurance or bond covering public liability, property damage, and worker’s compensation claims arising out of the issuance of such permit.

   (D)   With respect to city streets under the jurisdiction of the Division of Highways of the state, no provision herein shall be applicable when any such provision is contrary to the statutes of the state or regulations of said Division.

   (E)   The Superintendent of Streets shall, from time to time, inspect all such excavations being made in or under any public street, alley, or public way in the village to see to the enforcement of the provisions of this section. Notice shall be given by the permit holder to said Superintendent of Streets at least four hours before the work of refilling any such excavation commences.

   (F)   Any person, firm, or corporation making or maintaining any excavation in any street or alley or other public way shall keep the same adequately guarded by barricades and lights to protect persons and property from injury, and shall indemnify and save harmless the village from any liability or expense of any kind or nature whatsoever arising by, through, or on account of the permit holder’s activities.

   (G)   It shall be unlawful to make any excavation in any way contrary to or at variance with the terms of the permit issued therefor. Proper bracing shall be maintained at all times to prevent the collapse of adjoining ground; and no excavation shall have a subsurface width or length beyond that of the opening made at the surface.

   (H)   (1)   No injury or damage shall be done to any pipes, cables, or conduits in the making of any such excavation and notice shall be given to the persons maintaining any such equipment or to any village department or officer charged with the care thereof, which are or may be endangered or affected by the making of any excavation before such equipment shall be disturbed.

      (2)   The permit holder shall be responsible for and repair all damage to the foregoing equipment caused by his or her activities.

      (3)   No unnecessary damage or injury shall be done to any tree or shrub or the roots thereof.

   (I)   If any sidewalk is blocked by any such work, a temporary sidewalk shall be constructed or provided which shall be safe for travel and convenient for users.

   (J)   All applications for permits shall be made to the Building Inspector or such other officer or department as shall be determined from time to time and shall describe the location of the intended excavation, the size thereof, the purpose therefor and the person, firm, or corporation doing the actual excavating work and the name of the person, firm, or corporation for whom or which the work is being done and shall contain an agreement that the applicant will comply with all ordinances and laws relating to the work to be done.

(Ord. 463, passed 7-3-1975)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, firm, or corporation to install or construct, or cause to be installed or constructed, any driveway culvert or drain less than eight inches in diameter or less than 14 feet in length.

   (B)   It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, firm, or corporation to install or construct, or cause to be installed or constructed, any driveway culvert or drain pipe unless the same be made of cast iron or corrugated steel.

(Ord. 138, passed 8-18-1941)  Penalty, see § 151.99


The word or term, PLUMBING, as used in this subchapter, means and shall include:

   (A)   All piping, fixtures, and appurtenances and appliances for a supply of water for all personal or domestic purposes in and about buildings where a person or persons live, work, or assemble. PLUMBING as used herein shall also include piping, fixtures, and appurtenances, for a sanitary drainage and related ventilation system within said buildings, and all piping fixtures and appurtenances used to connect the said buildings with the source of water supply on the premises, alley, or at the curb; and

   (B)   All piping, fixtures, appurtenances and appliances, drains and waste pipes carrying domestic sewage from the foundation walls of a building, to the sewer service lateral, located in the street, at the curb, or in the alley. PLUMBING shall also include the installation, repair, maintenance, and work upon and connection with such piping, fixtures, and appliances, drains and waste pipes, except minor repairs by a person upon his or her own premises.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)


No firm, association, or partnership shall engage in the business of plumbing within the village, or represent themselves as plumbing contractors in the business of plumbing or in any of its branches, unless at least one active member or partner thereof continually engages in the conduct, supervision, or performance of the firm, association, or partnership and unless said member of the firm, or partner, shall be a licensed master plumber, as provided in the state law.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   The office of Plumbing Inspector shall be in charge of and supervised by a competent inspector. Said inspector shall be appointed by the President, with the approval of the Board of Trustees, and he or she shall hold his or her office until his or her successor has been appointed for the said office.

   (B)   The Plumbing Inspector shall not engage in the occupation of plumbing, house drainage, and plumbing ventilation, or be interested directly or indirectly in any firm, corporation, or partnership engaged in the business of plumbing, drainage, or plumbing ventilation, during his or her term of office.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)


   (A)   It shall be the duty of the Plumbing Inspector to inspect the plumbing, house drainage, and plumbing ventilation of buildings, of all descriptions within the village, and see that all plumbing, house drainage, and plumbing ventilating is installed and maintained according to the provisions of this subchapter, it shall be his or her duty to inspect all plumbing or drainage ventilation within any building within 24 hours after he or she has received notice that the system is ready for inspection. He or she shall inspect the installation in all buildings, during their course of construction, remodeling, or altering, as often as is necessary for the proper discharge or his or her duties.

   (B)   The Plumbing Inspector shall as far as may be necessary in the discharge of his or her duties, have a right to enter at a reasonable hour in the daytime any building or premises in the village.

   (C)   The Plumbing Inspector shall keep a record of all sewer and water service connections which he or she has inspected. He or she shall also keep a description of connections with measurements and these descriptions and measurements shall be available to all village departments and to the public.

   (D)   The Plumbing Inspector shall keep a copy or record of all plans which he or she has approved and all material and information, relative to his or her office, shall be turned over to his or her successor, when duly appointed.

   (E)   The fees hereinafter provided shall be collected by and retained by the Plumbing Inspector as his or her salary for the performance of the duties herein specified.

   (F)   The Plumbing Inspector shall at the end of each six-month period prepare and present to the Village Board a report on the work of his or her office during such period.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)


Whenever the Plumbing Inspector shall have reasonable cause to believe that the plumbing in any building constitutes a nuisance or is in violation of any ordinance, he or she shall forthwith examine such plumbing. He or she shall report his or her findings to the President and the Board of Trustees of said village, and suggest such changes as are necessary to correct the plumbing in said building. The President and Board of Trustees or such person as they may designate shall notify the owner of such building, or his or her agent, of the required changes, and set a reasonable time limit during which the necessary changes or remodeling of the plumbing system shall be made.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99

§ 151.25  PERMITS.

   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to install or remodel any plumbing, drainage, or plumbing ventilation system without first securing from the Plumbing Inspector a permit to do such work. Every violation of this provision shall be punishable by a fine of not less than $10 or more than $100.

   (B)   Every person, firm, or corporation, before proceeding to lay sewer pipe to any building or premises in the village, shall first secure a permit from the Plumbing Inspector for each and every opening desired, and all connections to the sewer shall be made under the direct supervision of the said Plumbing Inspector, and no work shall be covered up until examined and approved by him or her.

   (C)   Before the construction of any portion of the plumbing or drainage system in any building or premises within the village is started, the owner or his or her agent shall present to the Plumbing Inspector a suitable plan or description of the work proposed to be done. Such plan and description of the work, on being examined by the Plumbing Inspector, shall be either approved, or rejected and so marked, and returned to the owner or the owner’s agent. No portion of the work shown and described in the said plan or description shall be installed until the said plan or description of the work has the approval of the Plumbing Inspector.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99


(A)   (1)   The Plumbing Inspector shall collect the following fees for all permits issued for the installation, remodeling, or altering or plumbing drainage, and plumbing ventilation in the village:

Permit TypeFee
For each floor drain$1
For each plumbing fixture$1
For each sewer$2
For each water service$1

(2)   Provided, however, that should trips, other than the two trips necessary for the purpose of making the test as required under this subchapter, be made by the Plumbing Inspector on account of defective material or defective work performed on said job, then the person obtaining said permit shall pay to the said Plumbing Inspector the sum of $1 for each trip so made by him or her.

(B)   In cases where any change or changes are made in soil, waste, or ventilating pipes in any building and no change or changes are made in the number or location of fixtures, then a single permit shall be obtained from the Plumbing Inspector and the same shall cost the sum of $1.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)

§ 151.27  WATER SERVICE.

   (A)   The water service pipe from the corporation cock in the main to a point one foot back of the back face of the curb shall consist of copper pipe, type K, not less than three-fourths of an inch in diameter. Service pipes larger than two inches, for which a tee is inserted in the main, may be of cast iron of Class “B” or stronger.

   (B)   On unpaved streets the water service shall be as described above, except that it shall extend to within one foot of the sidewalk line.

   (C)   Water stopcocks and stop boxes shall be installed at a point one foot back of the curb lines on paved streets and on unpaved streets shall be installed one foot from the sidewalk line on the street side.

   (D)   Water service pipe from stopcock to inside of building shall be copper pipe, type K3 not less than three-fourths of an inch in diameter, except those larger than two inches which shall be of cast iron of Class “B” or stronger.

   (E)   Water meters shall be placed on all water services with outside readers and located so that they will be accessible at all times for reading and placed as near the incoming supply as possible and shall be sealed by the Water Superintendent. No meter or said seal shall be removed without permission from the Water Superintendent.

   (F)   On all water services between the stop boxes and the water meter the joints necessary to be made in the copper services shall either be sweated or welded joints. No bypasses or tees shall be installed in either the copper or cast iron services between the stop box and the water meter.

   (G)   No person shall turn on, or cause to be turned on, the water at any service without first securing the permission of the Water Superintendent.

   (H)   No more than one house shall be supplied from a single service without providing stop boxes and stopcocks on each lateral run from such service.

   (I)   All water service shall be placed at a minimum depth of four feet below the ground surface.

   (J)   Any water service installed into a house having an existing sewer of vitrified clay pipe shall be installed a minimum distance of ten feet, if possible, from the existing sewer.

   (K)   All residents outside of corporate limits using such water service shall conform to all provisions of this subchapter.

   (L)   The curb cock shall be inverted key round way “Minneapolis” patterns service boxes.

   (M)   Plastic pipe shall not be used in any hot water system. Rigid copper, flexible copper, or galvanized pipe may be used in any hot water system.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99

§ 151.28  SEWER SERVICE.

   (A)   The sewer service from the main sewer in the street or from the curb line shall be of cast iron soil pipe, of not less than four inches in diameter. The joints on the cast iron soil pipe to be securely caulked with lead and oakum and made watertight.

   (B)   Water and sewer services may be placed in the same excavated trench, providing the sewer service is of cast iron pipe, tightly corked with lead and oakum, and the water service is of copper or cast iron, and further provided that an additional ledge of not less than one foot wide be constructed on one side of the excavated sewer trench for the purpose of providing a firm foundation for the water service. Sewers other than cast iron shall be constructed in a separate trench which shall in no case be closer than five feet to any water service.

   (C)   No steam, exhaust, blow off, or drip pipe shall be connected with the sanitary sewer, storm sewer, house drain, soil or waste pipe; such pipes shall be discharged into a tank or condenser from which a suitable outlet into the sewer shall be provided.

   (D)   No connection from any cesspool or privy vault shall be made with any storm sewer or unused or disconnected sewer in the village streets.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971; Ord. 443, passed 4- -1974)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   All soil and waste lines underground inside of buildings shall be cast iron, with joints made of lead and oakum and caulked tight; pipe known as standard weight may be used for buildings of less than four stories in height, and extra heavy shall be used for buildings of four stories or more.

   (B)   Soil, waste, and vent pipes inside of buildings and above the ground may be cast iron, galvanized steel, or plastic. Plastic pipe must be of Schedule 40-IPS-DWV-D-LF Commercial Standard-272-65 and ASTM-D-265 with flame spread rating of 10 as tested to ASTME 821. Where screwed pipe is used for soil and waste lines, the fittings used shall be regular cast iron recessed drainage fittings, while fittings on the vent lines may be either cast iron drainage or regular galvanized malleable fittings.

   (C)   All changes in direction of soil and waste lines shall be made with curved fittings, and branch connections shall be made with “Y” and eighth or sixteenth bends. Sanitary tees and crosses will be allowed only on vertical stacks.

   (D)   All soil, waste, and vent lines shall extend at least one foot above the roof or be connected to the main vent stack above the highest fixture. Vent and waste stacks shall be increased in size below the roof so that in no case will the pipe extending through the roof be smaller than four inches in diameter, with lead roof flashing made water tight, three inches in diameter for plastic, with roof flashing of plastic made water tight. No vent shall terminate near a window.

   (E)   All openings left in soil and waste lines for future fixture connections shall be vented the same as if for immediate use.

   (F)   There shall be a clean out at the base of all stacks and at all points where the direction of soil or waste is changed, and in horizontal runs at points not more than 60 feet apart.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971; Ord. 443, passed 4- -1974)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   All water piping distributing domestic water supply shall be entirely independent of any piping system conveying another water supply.

   (B)   All water storage tanks shall be properly covered to prevent entrance to any contaminating material and no soil or waste pipe shall pass directly over such water tanks without waterproof protection.

   (C)   No plumbing fixture or device shall be installed which will provide a cross connection under any condition between the water distribution system and the drainage system soil or waste pipe or which would allow backflow or back siphonage of sewage or waste material into the water supply system.

   (D)   All fixtures where potable water can be obtained shall have over-rim supplies and all fixtures having under-rim supplies shall be supplied from a sub-source which cannot flow back into the potable water supply.

   (E)   Every water closet, urinal, sink, basin, wash tray, bath tub, and all other fixtures that require a waste connection to the sewer shall be separately trapped and vented above the highest fixture. Traps shall be placed as near to the fixtures as possible and in no case more than two feet from fixture outlet. Vents shall be placed as close to traps as possible, but in no case at a greater distance than 18 inches.

   (F)   Refrigerator drains shall not be connected directly to the sewer, but shall be trapped and drained into an open fixture, which shall be trapped and connected to the sewer.

   (G)   The overflow pipe from a cistern shall in no case be connected to the sewer.

   (H)   The overflow pipe from fixture shall in all cases be connected to the fixture side of the trap.

   (I)   Floor drains shall be of a deep seal pattern with no less than a two and one-half inch seal.

   (J)   Waste from a lavatory shall in no case be less than one and one-fourth inch. Waste from tubs, sink, and shower shall in no case be less than one and one-half inch. Waste from toilet shall be four inches, except plastic which shall be three inches fitted with reducing closet ring flange four by three to receive the fixture horn.

   (K)   No residence or building located within 150 feet of any sewer shall install any private system for sewer disposal.

   (L)   Where a wash rack is installed for the purpose of washing automobiles, it shall be installed with a bucket type trap of sufficient size.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99


   (A)   Traps must be prevented from siphonage by the installation of a system of ventilating piping. The size of these vents shall be at least two inches from toilets and one and one-half inches from other fixtures, except that lavatories may be one and one-fourth inch. All clean outs shall be of same size as the piping in which they are installed.

   (B)   Drum traps may be installed as wet vents on a continuous lavatory waste and vent, as approved and directed by the Plumbing Inspector.

   (C)   Where a water closet is installed or provision made for one, the main soil stack shall in no case be less than four inches except plastic or brass which may be three inches in diameter, and the closet bend shall be no more than six feet from the stack without being revented. In no case shall a sewer be extended into a building without a stack at least four inches except plastic or brass which may be three inches in diameter extended through the roof.

   (D)   All bathrooms shall be provided with an outside window when possible; otherwise, a fresh air vent must be provided.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99

§ 151.32  TEST.

   (A)   When the piping for a system of plumbing is complete, the entire system shall be filled with water and proven tight, in the presence of the Plumbing Inspector. Any pipes or fittings found defective must be removed. When the fixtures have been set, the Plumbing Inspector shall make another inspection and if the system is found complete, he or she shall provide the owner or his or her agent with a certificate of inspection, signed by the said Inspector and certifying that the system has been properly installed and tested, as required by the provisions of this subchapter.

   (B)   In the inspection and certifying of installations, it is within the power of the Plumbing Inspector to allow minor changes, when he or she has satisfied himself or herself it is impossible to make a complete standard installation.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99


All persons, firms, and corporations shall comply with the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of the state entitled “An Act in relation to the regulation of plumbing and licensing of Master Plumbers, journeymen Plumbers and registration of plumber Apprentices, and for the protection of public health, and repeal of a certain Act therein named”, filed June 17, 1935, and any amendments which may from time to time be made thereto, and any violation of said act or amendment or amendments shall constitute a violation of this subchapter.

(Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971)  Penalty, see § 151.99

§ 151.45  PURPOSE.

Sections 151.45 through 151.51 shall be construed to the end that the health, safety, and welfare of the people of this village shall be protected and promoted by the provisions herein set forth which are designed to ensure observance of the ordinances of said village relating to building setback lines, ordinances relating to health and sanitation, ordinances relating to fire protection and safety, and ordinances relating to zoning as may be applicable and in effect.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)

§ 151.46  DEFINITION.

For the purpose of §§ 151.45 through 151.51, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

   BUILDING. Any building, the greatest length of which exceeds ten feet. The word BUILDING means also any building the greatest length of which does not exceed ten feet, but which when attached to another building creates or makes a combined overall length or width exceeding ten feet.

   ERECT and CONSTRUCT. Includes all phases and stages of erection and construction.

   PERSON. Any individual, corporation, partnership, owner, lessee, contractor, or subcontractor, and the plural of each.

   SHALL. The action referred to is mandatory.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)


No person shall after the effective date hereof erect or construct, or cause to be erected or constructed, any building within the village, unless he or she shall have first obtained a building permit from the Village Board.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)  Penalty, see § 151.99


Any person desiring to erect or construct a building within said village shall make written application to the Village Board for a building permit. Such application shall state the name of the owner, the location of the proposed building, the intended use of the proposed building, and a general description thereof. Said application shall be accompanied by a copy of the proposed plans and specifications of construction of such building showing in detail the exact building line and location of the proposed building and the specifications of the proposed construction thereof.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)


All such applications, together with the accompanying plans and specifications, shall be filed with the Village Clerk and it shall be the duty of the Village Clerk to present such applications, plans, and specifications to the Village Board at the first regular meeting thereafter.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)


   (A)   Upon such presentation, the Village Board shall review such application, plans, and specifications and shall forthwith issue or cause to be issued a building permit to the applicant, if it appears from such review that the proposed building and the construction thereof conform to existing ordinances then in effect.

   (B)   If upon such review it appears to the Village Board that the proposed building or the construction thereof will violate any village ordinance, the application shall be rejected and returned to the applicant, but said notice of rejection shall be accompanied with a statement of the reason for such rejection.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)

§ 151.51  EVASIONS.

No person shall willfully and with intent to evade or circumvent the provisions of §§ 151.45 through 151.51, prepare or submit a false or misleading application, or false or misleading plans or specifications, and no person shall willfully and with intent to evade the provisions of §§ 151.45 through 151.51 alter or change such plans and specifications after the issuance of a building permit.

(Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946)  Penalty, see § 151.99

§ 151.52  FEES.

   (A)   No permit as required by the Building Code or any other ordinance of the village shall be issued until the fees prescribed in this section shall have been paid, which fees shall be in accordance with the following schedule:

      (1)   For the construction of a basement:

         (a)   Effective March 1, 1990: $0.02 per square foot;

         (b)   Effective May 1, 1991: $0.025 per square foot; and

         (c)   Effective May 1, 1992: $0.03 per square foot.

      (2)   For new construction of a structure other than a garage:

         (a)   Effective March 1, 1990: $0.08 per square foot;

         (b)   Effective May 1, 1991: $0.10 per square foot; and

         (c)   Effective May 1, 1992: $0.12 per square foot.

      (3)   For construction of a private garage without regard to whether the same is attached or unattached to another structure or may be part of a newly constructed structure:

         (a)   Effective March 1, 1990: $0.03 per square foot;

         (b)   Effective May 1, 1991: $0.04 per square foot; and

         (c)   Effective May 1, 1992: $0.05 per square foot.

      (4)   For reroofing: $10;

      (5)   For demolition of a structure: $10;

      (6)   For street opening permits: $250;

      (7)   For any other construction of any kind or nature including, but not limited to, remodeling of existing structures, installation of porches, siding, fences, the fee shall be $3 per $1,000 valuation; and

      (8)   The minimum permit fee for any permit required by the village shall be the sum of $10.

   (B)   No permits shall be required for the following: landscaping and sidewalks; painting; home maintenance; street repairs or widening of streets; replacement of same size windows; window awnings; dog houses; insulation; and guttering.

(Ord. 677, passed 2-1-1990; Ord. 716, passed 4-15-1993)


Any container designed for the purpose of holding water and for the purpose of human bathing or swimming, whether aboveground, on ground level or belowground, that is eight feet in diameter and two feet in depth or greater, or that can hold a total of 782 gallons shall constitute a swimming pool for the purposes of any and all ordinances of the village that may pertain or refer to a swimming pool or pools and the same shall be deemed a structure requiring a building permit.

(Ord. 547, passed 8-7-1980)

§ 151.99  PENALTY.

   (A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.

   (B)   Any person, firm, or corporation violating § 151.03 shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $100 for each offense, and a separate offense shall be deemed committed for each and every day during which a violation continues or exists.

   (C)   Any person, firm, or corporation violating any provision of § 151.04 shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each violation of § 151.04.

   (D)   Any person, firm, or corporation violating any provision of § 151.05 shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $500 for each offense; a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.

   (E)   Any person, persons, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of § 151.06 shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit and pay to the village not less than $5 nor more than $50.

   (F)   The refusal or neglect of the property owner or agent to comply with the order of the Village Board pursuant to § 151.24 shall constitute a violation of §§ 151.20 through 151.33, punishable by a fine of not less than $10 or more than $100 for each and every offense, and each day that said owner or agent shall persist in such refusal or neglect shall be deemed a separate offense.

   (G)   (1)   Any person who violates any provision of §§ 151.45 through 151.51 shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $5, nor more than $300 for each such offense.

      (2)   Any person who violates §§ 151.45 through 151.51 by the erection or construction of a building without a building permit, any person who violates §§ 151.45 through 151.51 by the erection or construction of a building pursuant to a building permit fraudulently obtained, and any person who with intent to evade the provisions of §§ 151.45 through 151.51 shall erect or construct a building other than in accordance with his or her application, plans, and specifications, shall remove and abate such building, upon written notice first being given, within 30 days from the receipt of such notice; and if any person shall not remove or abate the same within 30 days from the receipt of such notice, it shall be considered and deemed a separate offense on the part of such person for each calendar month or portion thereof such person shall thereafter allow or permit such building to stand.

   (H)   Pursuant to § 151.52, no work shall commence until a permit is obtained and in the event work is commenced prior to obtaining a permit, there shall be a penalty of 100% of the permit fee. The person penalized may appeal the penalty on written appeal to the Building Committee filed not later than ten days after written notice of penalty.

(Ord. 138, passed 8-18-1941; Ord. 166, passed 8-29-1946; Ord. 401, passed 10-21-1971; Ord. 463, passed 7-3-1975; Ord. 619, passed 6-20-1985; Ord. 677, passed 2-1-1990; Ord. 765, passed 1-16-1997)