§ 64-1-3. Powers and duties generally of the Building Official  

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  • The Building Official shall have such powers and duties as set forth in the VUSBC and the Code of the County of Fairfax. The powers and duties include but are not limited to the following:

    To order any owner/occupant in writing, except as outlined for emergencies as defined in the VUSBC and/or the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (VSFPC), to remove HVAC or other mechanical appliances, equipment or system from service when any such appliances, equipment or system within or on said premises shall be found dangerous to persons or property within the County or in case of failure to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. The Building Official shall have the authority to enforce a discontinuance of the same until such laws, rules and regulations have been complied with. (10-84-64; 2-94-64; 14-95-64; 17-98-64.)