Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance - July 2022

Enforcement 16.1 General Provisions


16. Enforcement

16.1. General Provisions

16.1.1. Purpose A.

This Chapter establishes procedures through which the Town seeks to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Ordinance and obtain corrections for Ordinance violations. It also sets forth the remedies and penalties that apply to violations of this Ordinance.

16.1.2. Compliance Required A.

Compliance with all the procedures, standards, and other provisions of this Ordinance is required by all persons owning, developing, managing, using, or occupying land or structures in the Town and the ETJ.

16.2. Violations And Responsible Parties

16.2.1. Violations Generally A.

Failure To Comply with Ordinance, Term, or Condition of Approval Constitutes Ordinance Violation Any failure to comply with a standard, requirement, prohibition, or limitation imposed by this Ordinance, or the terms or conditions of any permit or other development approval or authorization granted in accordance with this Ordinance shall constitute a violation of this Ordinance punishable as provided in this chapter. B. Permits or Permit Approval Only Authorize Development Approved Permits or permit approvals issued by a decision-making body authorize only the use, arrangement, location, design, density or intensity, and development set forth in such permits or development approvals.

16.2.2. Specific Violations

It shall be a violation of this Ordinance to undertake any activity contrary to the provisions of this Ordinance, including but not limited to any act or omission, or failure to comply with any other provisions, procedures, or standards as required by this Ordinance.

16.2.3. Illegal Subdivisions/Sales of Land

It shall be a violation of this Ordinance to subdivide land contrary to the provisions of this Ordinance or transfer or sell of land by reference to, exhibition of, or any other use or a plat showing a subdivision of the land before the plat has been properly approved under the terms of this Ordinance and recorded in the office of the Wake County or Franklin County Register of Deeds, as appropriate.

16.2.4. Demolition by Neglect of Historic Properties

Demolition by Neglect of any designated historic landmark or property located within a locally designated historic district shall constitute a violation of this Ordinance. Owners of historic properties and structures shall have the responsibility to preserve those properties and structures against decay, deterioration, and structural defects and to correct conditions that would compromise those properties’ and structures’ long -term integrity.

Town of Wake Forest Unified Development Ordinance – July 19, 2022


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