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Meeting Name: Code Compliance Hearing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/15/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Old City Hall
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15-8648 11 Code ViolationsCase # 15-837 Fred V & Eileen A Redmond 3314 Northside Drive 16 Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Sec. 90-365 Violations and penalties Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Service: 12-10-2015 Initial Hearing: 12-16-2015 Continuance granted to August 30, 2017 Count 1: Each rental unit requires a business tax receipt to rent non-transiently. Count 2: The second unit needs to be legalized as a residential unit.Continuance  Action details Not available
16-10638 12 Code ViolationsCase # 16-336 Kevin & Karen J Craig 620 Thomas Street 288 Sec. 18-601 License required Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations (d)(8) Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations (d)(9) Count(s) 4-9 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations (d)(9) Count(s) 10-17 Officer Peg Corbett Certified Service 11-29-2016 Initial Hearing: 12-21-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: The property was held out and rented on Nov 5 through Nov 13 and Nov 14 through Nov 20, 2016 without benefit of a transient rental business tax receipt. Count 2: The subject property is being rented transiently without a city, county or state license. The subject property does not have a medallion and has not had a fire inspection. Count 3: The property owner offered and executed a short term rental agreement with the mutual intent of the owner and tenant to sign a 30 day lease while noting that only 7 days of occViolation Fine  Action details Not available
16-10081 13 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1129 Key Cove Landing LLC Christopher Belland - Registered Agent 10 Key Cove Drive Sec. 18-601 License required - Repeat Violation Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Repeat Violation Officer Peg Corbett Certified Service: 8-12-2016 Initial Hearing: 8-31-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals on VRBO without a business tax receipt. City reserved the dates of 17 Sept 2016 through 23 Sept 2016 (6 nights) for $4,035.60. Count 2: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals without the requisite state and county licenses, fire inspection and medallion. Counts 3 - 8: Sec. 122-1371 (d) 9: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals when it is not permitted. Previous case was 15-249 where Mr. Belland signed a Settlement Agreement.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
16-10082 14 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1130 Key Cove Landing LLC Christopher Belland - Registered Agent 10 Key Cove Drive Sec. 18-601 License required - Repeat Violation Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Repeat Violation Officer Peg Corbett Certified Service: 8-12-2016 Initial Hearing: 8-31-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals on www.homeaway.com without a business tax receipt. City reserved the dates of 17 Sept 2016 through 23 Sept 2016 (6 nights) for $4,035.60. Count 2: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals without the requisite state and county licenses, fire inspection and medallion. Counts 3 - 8: Sec. 122-1371 (d) 9: For holding out/advertising for short term rentals when it is not permitted. Previous case was 15-249 where Mr. Belland signed a Settlement Agreement.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
16-10089 15 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1167 Key Cove Landing LLC Christopher Belland - Registered Agent 4 Key Cove Drive Sec. 18-601 License Required - Repeat Violation Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Repeat Violation Officer Peg Corbett Certified Service: 8-16-2016 Initial Hearing: 8-31-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Being held out/advertised on VRBO for short term rental without the required business tax receipt. City reserved the dates of 17- Sept 2016 through 23 Sept 2016 for $3,979.35. Mr. Belland was previously cited for the same charge and signed a Settlement Agreement for case number 15-249. Count 2: The property is being held out/advertised for short term rental without the requisite city, county and state licensing. The property does not have a transient medallion and has not been inspected by the Fire Department. Counts 3 - 8: Sec. 122-1371 (d) 9: The property is being held out/advertised for short term rental for six nights beginning 17 Sept 2016 for $3,979.35 without the benefit of a transient license.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
16-10090 16 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1169 Key Cove Landings LLC Christopher Belland - Registered Agent 4 Key Cove Drive Sec. 18-601 License Required - Repeat Violation Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Repeat Violation Officer Peg Corbett Certified Service: 8-16-2016 Initial Hearing: 8-31-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Being held out/advertised on www.homeaway.com for short term rental without the required business tax receipt. City reserved the dates of 17- Sept 2016 through 23 Sept 2016 for $4,016.35. The property is advertised with a four night minimun. Mr. Belland was previously cited for the same charge and signed a Settlement Agreement for case number 15-249. Count 2: The property is being held out/advertised for short term rental without the requisite city, county and state licensing. The property does not have a transient medallion and has not been inspected by the Fire Department. Counts 3 - 8: Sec. 122-1371 (d) 9: The property is being held out/advertised for short term rental for six nights beginning 17 Sept 2016 for $4,016.35 without the beViolation Fine  Action details Not available
2017-69 17 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1480 Billy D Busche 1607 Venetian Drive Sec. 108-677 Parking and storage of certain vehicles. Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 1-19-2017 Initial Hearing: 1-25-2017 In compliance February 15, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: All vehicles require current tags or to be stored in an enclosed building.Dismissed  Action details Not available
2017-107 18 Code ViolationsCase # 16-917 Phillip & Patsy Amsterdam - Property Owner 512 Caroline Street Sec. 18-601 License required. Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - Required. Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions. Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 12-15-2016 - Property Owner Certified Service: 12-15-2016 - Registered Agent Initial Hearing: 1-25-2017 Continuance granted to December 20, 2017 Count 1: This business is renting short term at least two illegal units without the required license. There are 8 actual units, one is allegedly employee housing but only 5 are recognized. Count 2: Required certificate of occupancy was never procured or issued for 3 units in question. Count 3: Required building permits were never procured or issued for the 3 units in question.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-108 19 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1028 Phillip & Patsy Amsterdam - Property Owner 511 Caroline Street Sec. 18-601 License required. Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - Required. Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions. Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 12-15-2016 - Property Owner Certified Service: 12-15-2016 - Registered Agent Initial Hearing: 1-25-2017 Continuance granted to December 20, 2017 Count 1: This business is renting short term 5 units without the required license. Count 2: Required certificate of occupancy was never procured or issued for 5 units in question. Count 3: Required building permits were never procured or issued for the 5 units in question.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-4 110 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1248 William D Letrick 1801 N Roosevelt Blvd King Fish Pier 39-41 Sec. 14-185 Compartmentation and flotation devices Officer Leonardo Hernandez Posted: 9-8-2016 Initial Hearing: 12-21-2016 In compliance March 10, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For failure to repair/secure the hull of the floating home that came loose exposing the floor joists and subfloor.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-237 111 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1430 Luz M Zapata 326 Virginia Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 1-6-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance March 16, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain a building permit for the deck. Count 2: For failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the deck.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-233 112 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1053 Greengo LLC Damian Vantriglia 830 Caroline Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 12-24-2016 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance December 29, 2016, request dismissal Count 1: The business tax receipt has been delinquent since 30 Sept 2015.Dismissed  Action details Not available
2017-235 113 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1156 Capital Bank Corporation c/o Corporation Service Company - Registered Agent 330 Whitehead Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 12-27-2016 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance February 8, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: The business tax receipt has been delinquent since 30 Sept 2015.Dismissed  Action details Not available
2017-239 114 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1552 Laney & Stephanie Caston 1901 South Roosevelt Boulevard S302 Sec. 18-601 License required Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings Sec. 122-1371 D(9) Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings - Counts 3 - 14 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 1-23-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 Continuance granted to December 20, 2017 Count 1: For holding the property out for short term rentals on VRBO.com for the dates of 15 Jan 2017 through 27 Jan 2017 without a transient rental license. Count 2: For holding the property out for short term rentals on VRBO.com for the dates of 15 Jan 2017 through 27 Jan 2017 without the benefit of the required city, county and state licensing, medallion and fire inspection. Counts 3 though 14: The subject property owner is holding out for transient rental for 12 nights for a total of $3,744.00.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-232 115 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1008 Heather & David Dulinski 822 Thomas Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Sec. 90-358 Building permit time limitations Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 1-7-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance January 26, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For exceeding the scope of the fence permit - 6 foot fence permitted - built 7' 2" foot high fence. Count 2: For exceeding the scope of the certificate of appropriateness - 6 foot fence permitted - built 7' 2" foot high fence. Count 3: The building permit had expired in November - no inspections had been done.Dismissed  Action details Not available
16-10203 116 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1012 C. W. Dement 227 Duval Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits. professional plans. display of permits; address; exception Sec. 14-40 Permits in the historic districts Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 9-2-2016 Initial Hearing: 9-28-2016 In compliance February 15, 2017 - administrative fees still due Count 1: Failure to obtain building permit or remove the unpermitted structure. Count 2: Failure to obtain the required Certificate of Appropriateness or remove the unpermitted structure.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
2017-64 117 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1247 Stuart Kessler 1801 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 14-185 Compartmentation and flotation devices Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 12-28-2016 Initial Hearing: 1-25-2017 Continued from April 26, 2017 for compliance Count 1: Owner of the vessel was notified by the Dock Master that this vessel needs to be repaired and to secure the floating device. As of December 14, 2016, there has been no progress towards compliance.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-11 118 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1469 Kathryn Jarman 113 Petronia Street Sec. 6-2 Permit required; application; appeal; fees Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Jorge Lopez Hand Served: 12-31-2016 Posted: 1-13-2017 Initial Hearing: 12-21-2016 Continued from January 25, 2017 Count 1: For performing in front of 724 Duval Street without the required permit. Count 2: For failure to obtain a business tax receipt prior to performing during the Bahama Village Goombay Festival.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
2017-70 119 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1527 Steam Plant Condominium, LLC Christopher Belland - Registered Agent Icamco - Registered Agent 281 Trumbo Road Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions. Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 12-13-2016 - Icamco Certified Service: 12-12-2016 - Christoper Belland Initial Hearing: 1-25-2017 In compliance February 15, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: Installation of a fence without the benefit of required permits. Count 2: Fence installed without benefit of certificate of appropriateness.Dismissed  Action details Not available
2017-240 120 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1614 Erwin & Didier M Mayer - Property Owner Matelus & Marie M Pierre - Mobile Home Owner 1300 15th Court 03 Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy required - Count 1 Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge - Count 2 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Counts 3 - 4 Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business - Count 5 Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 1-26-2017 - Property Owner Certified Service: 1-23-2017 - Mobile Home Owner Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance April 3, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy for unit that is attached to the trailer. Count 2: For failure to pay impact fees related to utilities. Count 3: For failure to obtain a building permit for the new plumbing fixtures and piping. Count 4: For failure to obtain a building permit for the new electrical circuits or wiring. Count 5: For failure to obtain a business tax receipt to rent this unit.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-241 121 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1656 Key West Restorations, LLC Witschey, Witschey & Firestine Co., LPA Michael Herrera 1435 Flagler Avenue Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-42 Construction site requirements Sec. 1-15 General penalty Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 1-23-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance February 2, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain building permits and a licensed contractor to replace drywall. Count 2: For working over and removing a stop work order. Count 3: Penalty for removing the stop work order.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-243 122 Code ViolationsCase # 17-52 J & C Inc. Juan C Betancur - Registered Agent 124 Duval Street Sec. 18-415 Restrictions in historic district Sec. 18-193 Custom work permit required; inspection; fee - Request dismissal Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Request dismissal Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 2-4-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Louis Lambardi, an employee of the subject business, was actively off premises canvassing on Duval Street on 12 Jan 2017 and also on 14 Jan 2017 and 15 Jan 2017 after being explained that this activity is prohibited. Count 2: The business is conducting custom work without the benefit of a custom wearing apparel license. Count 3: The business tax receipt has been delinquent since 30 Sept 2016.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-244 123 Code ViolationsCase # 17-79 Solana Village Condominium Association, Inc. ICAMCO, Inc. Peter Batty - Registered Agent 3314 Northside Drive Sec. 26-126 Clearing of property of debris and noxious material required Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 1-23-2017 Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 New Case Count 1: Responding to a complaint, conducted inspection and found a lot of garbage bags on the ground. There was a bad smell and there were a lot of flies due to the fact that the garbage bags were open. On 31 Aug 2016, Code had received the same complaint regarding unsanitary conditions.Violation Fine  Action details Not available
16-10351 124 Code ViolationsCase # 16-455 Donald R Lynch 820 Carstens Lane Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Counts 1 - 3 Sec. 102-152 Required for permits - Counts 4 - 5 Sec. 90-142 Historic Architectural Commission Design Guidelines adopted - Count 6 Officer Kenneth JW Waite Certified Service: 2-3-2017 - amended notice Posted: March 30, 2017 Initial Hearing: 10-19-2016 Continued from June 28, 2017 Count 1: For failure to obtain a building permit for the enclosure of the second story porch. Count 2: For failure to obtain a building permit for the exterior stairway. Count 3: For failure to obtain a building permit and inspections for the plumbing that was installed. Count 4: For failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the enclosure of the second story porch. Count 5: For failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the exterior stairway. Count 6: For failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the satellite dish that was installed.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-230 125 Code ViolationsCase # 16-948 Beauty Boutique & The Glam Squad, LLC Karrie P Bond 1920 Patterson Avenue Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Kenneth JW Waite Certified Service: Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance on March 27, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: The business tax receipt for Beauty Boutique & The Glam Squad has been delinquent since 30 Sept 2015Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-238 126 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1490 Poinciana Park Partners LLP - Property Owner Gabriele Ostrowicki, PA - Registered Agent Jean F Camille - Mobile Home Owner 1300 15th Court 28 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Kenneth JW Waite Certified Service: 1-13-2017 - Registered Agent Certified Service: 1-13-2017 - Mobile Home Owner Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 In compliance March 23, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain a building permit and a licensed contractor for the enclosed structure.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-12 127 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1523 KDA Group Inc. D'Or 24K KW Elidor Oz 291 Front Street Sec. 18-705 Requirements of permit holder Officer Kenneth JW Waite Hand Served: 11-4-2016 Initial Hearing: 12-21-2016 Continued from February 15, 2017 Repeat Violation Count 1: For failure to supply the customer a pre-written statement prior to applying lotion.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-91 128 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1644 Ronald Baecker 1111 Watson Street A Sec. 18-601 License required. - Count 1 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Count 2, and Counts 3 - 9 Officer Kenneth JW Waite Certified Service: Verified 2-16-17 via email - Amended notice Initial Hearing: 1-25-2016 Settlement Agreement Count 1: For being held out/advertised on AIRBNB.com from 2 May 2017 through 9 May 2017 for a total of $1,548.00 without the benefit a transient rental license. Count 2: The subject property is being rented transiently without the benefit of city, county and state license; transient medallion and fire inspection. Counts 3 - 9: For holding out for transient rental for 7 nights the dates of 2 May 2017 through 9 May 2017 for a total of $1,548.00 without the benefit of a transient license.Continuance  Action details Not available
2017-242 129 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1686 Soap Stories Tampa Bay Inc. - Registered Agent Incorporation Services LTD 617 Duval Street Sec. 18-441 Required Officer Kenneth JW Waite Certified Service: 2-13-2017 - Amended notice Initial Hearing: 2-15-2017 Settlement Agreement Count 1: On 21 Dec 2016, officer observed a male employee of Soap Stories Tampa Bay Inc. d.b.a Era Ageless, who is not in possession of an off premise canvassing license, applying cosmetics to a female on the sidewalk directly in front of 617 Duval Street.Continuance  Action details Video Video