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Meeting Name: Code Compliance Hearing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/19/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall
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18-2309 11 Code ViolationsCase # 18-280 Robert Janicki 1205 11th Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection FBC P2503.1 Inspections FBC 1612.4 Flood Hazard Construction Sec. 18-117 Acts declared unlawful Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Service: 5-18-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 Continued from 24 April 2019 for compliance Count 1: Building, electrical and plumbing work being done without the benefit of a permits. Count 2: Failure to request electrical inspection for work being done without the benefit of a permit. Count 3: Failure to request plumbing inspections for work being done without the benefit of a permit. Count 4:The new rear room in the main house, the tiki hut and shed shall comply to the ordinance for structures located in the flood hazard areas. Count 5: Cease using an unlicensed contractor.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3151 12 Code ViolationsCase # 18-996 Patricia Eables Joseph Crehan 313 Catherine Street 3 Sec. 74-206 Owner Responsibility Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Mail: 10-30-2018 Initial Hearing: 11-25-2018 In compliance 18 Dec 2085; Request dismissal Count 1: Past due sewer, solid waste and storm water bills.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-3154 13 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1736 Leo R. Rivas Jr Eugenia R. Rivas 3250 Duck Avenue Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Mail: 12-1-2018 Initial Hearing: 11-28-2018 In compliance 17 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Past due sewer, solid waste and storm water bill.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2114 14 Code ViolationsCase # 18-357 Bob Sunderman 922 Catherine Street Sec. 110-292 Failure to achieve a compliance agreement Officer Wherden Charles Certified Service: Initial Hearing: 4-25-2018 In compliance 21 Nov 2018; City request to vacate fines Count 1: For failure to come into compliance with the signed settlement agreement for violations Sec. 110-256 and 110-321. The payment of $500 and the planting of one coconut palm 8' tall has not been met.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
18-3052 15 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1009 Edward J Mccallum III Sharon S Mccallum 2617 Staples Avenue Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection - Request dismissal Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 10-29-2018 Initial Hearing: 11-28-2018 In compliance 15 Mar 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Replacement of a roof without the benefit of building permit. Count 2: Failure to obtain a final inspection.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3249 16 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1963 Mark Morales - Repeat for Counts 1 & 2 Julie Moore 1600 Josephine Street Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency required Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 1-8-2019 - Mark Morales Posted: 1-8-2019 - Julie Moore Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Continued from 30 Jan 2019 Count 1: Doing roof work without the benefit of a certificate of competency. Count 2: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt from the City of Key West.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3250 17 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1969 Gary the Carpenter Gary Burchfield - Registered Agent 1600 Josephine Street Sec. 18-117 Acts declared unlawful Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 11-16-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Obtaining permits for an unlicensed person to do roofing work.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3251 18 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1972 Mark Morales - Repeat for Counts 1 & 2 Julie Moore 824 Center Street Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency required Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 1-8-2019 - Mark Morales Posted: 1-8-2019 - Julie Moore Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Continued from 30 Jan 2019 Count 1: Doing roof work without the benefit of a certificate of competency. Count 2: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt from the City of Key West.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3252 19 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1974 Gary the Carpenter Gary Burchfield 516 Olivia Street Sec. 18-117 Acts declared unlawful Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 11-16-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Obtaining permits for an unlicensed person to do roofing work.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3255 110 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1979 Julie Moore Mark Morales - Repeat for Counts 1 & 2 516 Olivia Street Sec. 18-150 - Certificate of competency required Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 1-8-2019 - Julie Moore Posted: 1-8-2019 - Mark Morales Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Continued from 30 Jan 2019 Count 1: Doing roof work without the benefit of a certificate of competency. Count 2: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt from the City of Key West.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3256 111 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1980 Landscape Solutions of FL Keys, LLC Hanna Rabenseifner - Registered Agent 615 Angela Street Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency required Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 11-16-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 New Case Count 1: Building a deck without the benefit of a certificate of competency.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
18-3291 112 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1994 Gold Empire USA, LLC Nir Chen 407 Front Street C Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Sec. 18-705 Requirements of permit holder - Repeat Sec. 18-704 Requirements for obtaining permit Sec. 18-702 Permit required Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 12-11-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 New Case with Count 2 Repeat Violation Count 1: Operating without the required business tax receipt. Count 2: Several items displayed without the required posting of the price. This is a repeat count from Case# 17-1598. - Repeat Count 3: Failure to display the business name/address that must reflect the licenses application applied for as Gold Empire USA, LLC. Count 4: Failure to obtain the permit from the City of Key West before engaging in sales of cosmetics.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
18-3292 113 Code ViolationsCase # 18-2014 Mark Morales 1118 Petronia Street Sec. 18-150 Certificate of compentancy required - Repeat Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business - Repeat Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 12-21-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Continued from 30 Jan 2019 - Repeat Violations Count 1: Holding himself out as a contractor without a current certificate of competency. - Repeat. Count 2: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt with the City of Key West. - Repeat.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3293 114 Code ViolationsCase # 18-2016 Mark Morales 1120 Petronia Street Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency required - Repeat Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business. - Repeat Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 12-21-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 Continued from 30 Jan 2019 - Repeat Violations Count 1: Holding himself out as a contractor without the benefit of a certificate of competency. - Repeat. Count 2: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt with the City of Key West. - Repeat.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3048 115 Code ViolationsCase # 18-295 Renee R Spencer Fogarty Builders Christopher Fogarty 1405 12th Street Sec. 14-261 Failure to obtain - Dismissed Sec. 14-325 Permits required - Dismissed Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Dismissed Sec. 14-327 Mechanical inspection - Dismissed FBC 1612.4 Flood hazard construction Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection - Dismissed Officer Leonardo Hernandez Posted: 10-29-2018 Initial Hearing: 10-31-2018 In compliance 13 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain an electrical permit. - Dismissed Count 2: Failure to obtain a mechanical permit. - Dismissed Count 3: Failure to obtain required building permits. - Dismissed Count 4: Failure to obtain mechanical inspections for permit #18-1721. - Dismissed Count 5: Failure to obtain required inspection for Florida Building Code FBC 16512.4. Count 6: Failure to obtain required final electrical inspection. - DismissedDismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2709 116 Code ViolationsCases # 18-1113 & 18-30 Federal National Mortgage Association 2811 Staples Avenue Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - Required - Dismissed Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge FBC P2503.1 Inspections Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 8-6-2018 Initial Hearing: 8-29-2018 Continued from 19 Dec 2018 for compliance Count 1: For failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy for second unit. - Dismissed Count 2: For failure to obtain utility accounts for second unit. Count 3: For failure to obtain inspections for plumbing work. Count 4: For failure to obtain building permits for the kitchen, storage room, wall siding and ceiling work that was done. Count 5: For failure to obtain required business tax receipt to rent non-transiently.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3051 117 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1674 Tb36-Tb38 LLC Gregory K. Semmel Mario G. Mendoza III, P.A. - Registered Agent 1075 Duval Street Unit R15-R16 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - In compliance 2 Nov 2018; Request dismissal FBC P2503.1 Inspection Required Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Mail: 11-01-2018 - Tb36-Tb38 LLC Certified Mail: 10-22-2018 - Mario G. Mandoza III Initial Hearing: 11-28-2018 In compliance 28 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Interior renovations, demolition and drywall work being done without the benefit of building permits. Count 2: Plumbing inspection required for the after-the-fact plumbing permit obtained 10.16.2018.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-3247 118 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1857 Island-West Investment Corp Richard Charles Showers 1213 14th Street Lot 74 Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required or all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Mail: Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 21 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt for renting his trailer.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-880 119 Code ViolationsCase # 17-710 AIRBNB, Inc. Lawyers Incorporating Services 2710 3333 Duck Avenue J204 Sec. 122-1371 D (9) Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Counts 1 thru 7 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-16-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 Counts 1 - 7: During a routine investigation of the online website www.airbnb.com, the subject property was held out for short term rental without the benefit of a transient rental license. The subject property was advertised for 7 nights for the dates of 1 June 2017 through 8 June 2017.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-883 120 Code ViolationsCase # 17-724 AIRBNB, Inc. Lawyers Incorporating Services 2710 620 Thomas Street 165 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations. D (9) - Counts 1 thru 7 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-16-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 Counts 1 - 7: During routine investigation of the online website www.airbnb.com, the subject property held out for short term rental without benefit of a transient rental license. The subject property was advertised for 7 nights for the dates of 11 June 2017 through 18 June 2017.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-892 121 Code ViolationsCase # 17-745 AIRBNB, Inc. Lawyers Incorporating Services 2710 714 Thomas Street Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations. D (9) - Counts 1 thru 7 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-22-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 Counts 1-7: During a routine investigation of the online website www.airbnb.com, the subject property held out for short term rental without the benefit of a transient rental license. The subject property was advertised for 7 nights for the dates of 1 July 2017 through 8 July 2017 for a total of $1,638.00.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-893 122 Code ViolationsCase # 17-746 AIRBNB, Inc. - Registered Agent Brian Chesky - CP Lawyers Incorporating Services 2710 1207 Florida Street Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations (d) (9) - Counts 1 thru 4 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations (d) (9) - Count 5 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-22-2017 Certified Service: 1-5-2018 - Amended Notice of Hearing Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 AIRBNB, Inc.: Counts 1-4: During a routine investigation of the online website www.airbnb.com, the subject property held out for short term rental without the benefit of a transient rental license. The subject property was advertised for 4 nights for the dates of 1 July 2017 through 5 July 2017 for a total of $551.00. Count 5: For unlawful holding out or advertising of a transient rental by an owner, tenant, broker, realtor, agent or other representative of the owner if the property is not permitted.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-894 123 Code ViolationsCase # 17-751 AIRBNB, Inc. Lawyers Incorporating Services 2710 3312 Northside Drive 106 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations. D (9) - Counts 1 thru 7 Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-22-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 Counts 1-7: During a routine investigation of the online website www.airbnb.com, the subject property held out for short term rental without the benefit of a transient rental license. The subject property was advertised for 7 nights for the dates of 1 June 2017 through 8 June 2017 for a total of $808.00.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-932 124 Code ViolationsCase # 17-866 AIRBNB, Inc Lawyers Inc Service - Registered Agent 721 Georgia Street A Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations. D (9) Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 11-15-2017 Amended Notice Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from 27 March 2019 Counts 1-7: The subject property was held out/advertised by the respondent for transient rental for 7 nights the dates of 19 June 2017 through 26 June 2017 for a total of $834.00Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1429 125 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1213 Erwin Mayer & Didier R Moritz - property owner 1300 15th Court Lot 77 Sec. 90-363 Certificate of Occupancy - required Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Edward Keane Certified Service: 11-16-2017 Initial Hearing: 12-20-2017 Continuance granted to 28 Aug 2019 for compliance Count 1: For failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy for the addition that was built. Count 2: For failure to pay impact fees related to utilities. Count 3: For failure to obtain building permits for the addition to the trailer and for the installed plumbing.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2958 126 Code ViolationsCase # 18-46 Jana Kopkova Kukal Vaclav 3304 Duck Avenue Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 09-25-2018 Initial Hearing: 10-31-2018 In compliance 17 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain required permits for the enclosed driveway and new roof.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2764 127 Code ViolationsCase # 18-595 Curtis A Skomp 410 Caroline Street Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 8-6-2018 Initial Hearing: 9-26-2018 In compliance 17 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain required HARC permit for approval of signage.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2562 128 Code ViolationsCase # 18-673 John Cameron Lara Schmidt 620 Thomas Street 178 Sec. 14-325 Permit required - Dismissed Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Dismissed Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts - Dismissed Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-28-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Continued from 29 Nov 2018 for compliance Count 1: Installation of the HVAC system without required permit. - Dismissed Count 2: The HVAC system was installed without required mechanical permit. - Dismissed Count 3: HVAC system was installed without certificate of appropriateness. - Dismissed Count 4: HVAC installed without required permits and inspections.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
18-2963 129 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1011 Bahama Gardens LTD Steven Justi - Registered Agent 712 Thomas Street Sec. 14-325 Permit required - In compliance 06 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - In compliance 06 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts - In compliance 06 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Sec. 14-262 Request for inspections Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 09-17-2018 Initial Hearing: 10-31-2018 In compliance 28 Jan 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain required permits for a new HVAC system installed in the rear side of the subject property. Count 2: Failure to obtain mechanical permit for the installation of a new HVAC system in the rear side of the subject property. Count 3: Failure to obtain the certificate of appropriateness from HARC for the new HVAC system. Count 4: Failure to obtain all required inspections for the new HVAC system.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3245 130 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1669 Island-West Investment Corp. Julian Jasmine Collins Hugh Morgan - Registered Agent 1213 14th Street 82 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Posted: 1-2-2019 - Julian Jasmine Collins Certified Mail: 11-19-2018 - Per USPS Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 25 Mar 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain permit for working on the roof. Count 2: Failure to obtain permit for framing of the residence. Count 3: Failure to obtain a permit for electric work. Count 4: Failure to obtain a permit for plumbing work done underneath the residence.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3257 131 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1697 Center Court Historic Inn & Cotts. LC Naomi Van Steelandt - Registered Agent 912 Center Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Mail: 11-20-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 27 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a Permanent Right-of-Way permit from the City of Key West Engineering Department for adding gravel to the City right of way.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3258 132 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1698 Center Court Historic Inn & Cotts. Lc Naomi Van Steelandt - Registered Agent 918 Center Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Mail: 11-20-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 27 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a Permanent Right-of-Way permit from the City of Key West Engineering Department for adding gravel to the City right of way.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-3259 133 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1699 Center Court Historic Inn & Cotts. Lc Naomi Van Steelandt - Registered Agent 915 Center Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Mail: 11-20-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 27 Dec 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a Permanent Right-of-Way permit from the City of Key West Engineering Department for adding gravel to the City right of way.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2567 134 Code ViolationsCase # 18-887 Donna Moody 1328 South Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Paul Navarro Certified Service: 11-2-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 13 Dec 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Two illegal units were built without the benefit of permits at the subject location. Count 2: Renting two illegal units without the benefit of a business tax receipt.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-3248 135 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1880 Tyler Buckheim 404 Petronia Street Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Paul A. Navarro Certified Mail: Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 15 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain an occupational license.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-3294 136 Code ViolationsCase # 18-1995 William McKinzie Estate Linda Freeman - Personal Representative 925 Whitehead Street Sec. 26-126 Clearing of property of debris and noxious material required Sec. 26-31 Offensive and nuisance conditions prohibited Officer Paul Navarro Certified Mail: 11-26-2018 Initial Hearing: 12-19-2018 In compliance 29 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to remove a bee hive on the side of the property. Count 2: Failure to remove a bee hive which is creating a hazardous condition.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-3190 137 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1283 Ted J McByrnett Estate Joseph Krygier 1007 Thomas Street Motion For Reconsideration of Mitigation Of FinesContinuance  Action details Video Video