Ordinance No. 2013-11
ORDINANCE NO 2013-11
AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THE PROCUREMENT OF BUILDING PERMITS
The County Commissioners of Potter County, South Dakota do ordain as follows:
From and after the effective date of this ordinance, no person, partnership, corporation, legal entity or owner of real property shall, within Potter County, erect or construct, or commence the erection or construction of, or alter or commence the alteration of, any type of structure or building without first obtaining a building permit in accordance with the provisions and procedures set forth in this ordinance.
BUILDING OR STRUCTURE
The terms “building” and “structure” shall be defined as any house, building, outbuilding, grain bin and any attachment thereto, quonset, shop, shed or shelter, or any portion thereof.
SECTION THREE. PERMITS
Permits are necessary for any improvements on or to: (1) any structures/buildings in which the fair market value of the improvement exceeds Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000); (2) any structure or building, regardless of cost if additional land or area is required for it to be sited on; or (3) any improvement of any kind or nature upon real property that exceeds Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000).
APPLICATION FOR PERMITS
Application for a building permit shall be made to the Potter County Director of Equalization on forms prescribed and furnished by the Potter County Director of Equalization and shall be accompanied by a permit fee of $25.00. Each application for a building permit shall also be accompanied by specifications for the proposed construction or alteration as requested on the permit in a format approved by the Potter County Commissioners by resolution.
ISSUANCE OF PERMIT
If the application is approved by the Potter County Director of Equalization, the Potter County Director of Equalization shall issue the requested permit.
SECTION SIX. POSTING PERMIT
The sole purpose of the permit is to identify improvements to real property in Potter County, excluding all real property within the boundary of an existing municipality for the purposes of determining its taxable value, if any. Post of permit is not required.
No person, partnership, corporation, legal entity or owner shall acquire any vested right to construct, alter, or maintain any building by virtue of issuance of a building permit required by the terms of this ordinance, and shall abide by all other county, state and federal rules, ordinances or laws.
This ordinance shall become effective three (3) days after proper publication of the ordinance.
SECTION NINE. PENALTY
Any person or persons, firm, partnership, corporation legal entity or owner violating any provision of this ordinance shall, on conviction of the violation, pay a fine of $200, together with costs of prosecution.
Passed by the Potter County Commissioners on December 30, 2013.
First Reading: December 2, 2013
Second Reading: December 30, 2013
Potter County, South Dakota,
A Political Subdivision of the
State of South Dakota
By: Dean Maroney
Its Chairman Board of Commissioners
Ayes: Worth, Simon, Arbach and Maroney
Published once at the total approximate cost of $40.41