Sec. 11-171. Enforcement.

 

Sec. 11-171. Enforcement.
 
(a) The building maintenance official and his authorized agents are hereby empowered to enforce all of the provisions of this division, to act pursuant to the authority contained herein and to perform all the duties required thereby. The building maintenance official may establish such administrative procedures as may be necessary for the administration and enforcement of this article.
 
(b) The provisions of this article shall not, in any way, alter the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants pursuant to the applicable provisions of Chapter 13 (Sections 55-217 et seq.) or Chapter 13.2 (Sections 55-248.2 et seq.) of Title 55 of the Code of Virginia.
 
(c) The provisions of this article shall not alter the duties or responsibilities of the inspections division to enforce the provisions of the uniform statewide building code.
 
(d) Appeals concerning the application of the rental property inspection program shall be heard by the board of building code appeals as provided in sections 11-141 through 11-151 of the city code. (Ord. of 10-28-03, O-03-177, eff. 10-1-03; Ord. No. O-05-032, 3-8-05)
 
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