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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> ORDINANCE 2015-06 <br /> AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 18.200 OF THE <br /> TRUCKEE MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING ISSUANCE OF ADMINISTRATIVE CITATIONS <br /> FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAND USE PERMIT CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL <br /> WHEREAS, in order to enforce its ordinances and the conditions of approval of land <br /> use permits it issues, the Town of Truckee needs to have a range of enforcement options that <br /> allow for the selection of an enforcement tool appropriate to the nature of a given violation; and <br /> WHEREAS, it is not currently clear whether the Truckee Municipal Code allows for the <br /> issuance of administrative citations to holders of land use permits who are in violation of permit <br /> conditions of approval; and <br /> WHEREAS, clarifying that administrative citations can be issued for land use permit <br /> violations will provide Town staff with enforcement options which are appropriate for first-time <br /> violators and which are simpler and less time-consuming to implement than existing remedies <br /> such as permit revocation proceedings, criminal prosecution, and initiation of litigation; <br /> The Town Council of the Town of Truckee Does Ordain as Follows: <br /> 111 <br /> Section 1. <br /> Paragraph A of Section 18.200.020 of the Truckee Municipal Code is hereby <br /> amended in its entirety to read as follows: <br /> A. Code Enforcement Director. The Town Code Enforcement Director shall <br /> be the person primarily responsible for enforcing the provisions of this <br /> Development Code and shall have the authority and immunity of a public <br /> officer and employee to issue citations (including administrative citations) <br /> whenever possessing reasonable cause to believe that the person to be <br /> cited has committed a violation of this Development Code, which <br /> constitutes an infraction or misdemeanor, or that the person to be cited is <br /> not in compliance with the conditions of a use permit issued to that <br /> person or to that person's predecessor in interest as the owner or <br /> operator of a land use requiring a use permit. The responsibilities of the <br /> Code Enforcement Director may also be carried out by the Code <br /> Enforcement Officer or the Department staff under the supervision of the <br /> Code Enforcement Director, who shall have the authority and immunity <br /> granted to the Code Enforcement Director herein. <br /> Section 2. <br /> ' Paragraph B of Section 18.200.070 of the Truckee Municipal Code is hereby <br /> renamed "Civil remedies, penalties, and administrative citations" and subparagraph 1 thereof is <br /> hereby amended to read as follows: <br />