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Meeting Name: Code Compliance Hearing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/30/2017 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall
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2017-1066 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 December 20, 2017 Count 1: Failure to obtain the required business tax receipt for the second unit. Count 2: Failure to legalize second unit as a residential unit.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-863 12 Code ViolationsCase # 17-488 Messera Grace Estate C/O James Messera Kenneth Fagen - Dismissed 1409 Flagler Avenue Sec. 26-126 Clearing of property of debris and noxious material required Sec. 108-677 Parking and storage of certain vehicles - In compliance August 24, 2017; Dismissed Sec. 26-31 Offensive and nuisance conditions prohibited - In compliance May 11, 2017; Dismissed Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business - Dismissed Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 8-2-2017 - James Messera Initial Hearing: 6-28-2017 In compliance August 28, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to maintain the property to prevent unsanitary conditions and a breeding place for snakes, rodents and vermin. Count 2: Failure to have a valid license plate for a trailer on the property or to store the trailer in a completely enclosed building. Count 3: Failure to maintain all substances that may cause a foul odor in the neighborhood along with maintaining the growth of the lot. Count 4: Failure to have business tax receipts for the businesses CarpenDismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1067 13 Code ViolationsCase # 17-934 J.D. Hayden & Sons, LLC James Hayden 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 7-15-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 17, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew four business licenses that expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1070 14 Code ViolationsCase # 17-956 Arbortech Tree & Landscaping Spiegel & Utrera, P.A. - Registered Agent 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 7-12-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 24, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1071 15 Code ViolationsCase # 17-959 Tommy's Tile of Key West, LLC Thomas P. Lapp - Registered Agent 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 7-14-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance July 14, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1072 16 Code ViolationsCase # 17-968 Stump's Concrete Inc. Susan M. Corbin - Registered Agent 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 7-13-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 16, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1073 17 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1007 Southernmost Hotel/Hall Carrie Hall - Violator 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 24, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 30, 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1074 18 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1015 Island Advertising & Printing James E. Thornbrugh - Registered Agent 1107 Truman Avenue Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Repeat Violation Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 9-28-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance October 16, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2017. Repeat code violation is based on the Finding and Order from case# 16-688.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1077 19 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1056 Laura D. Thornbrugh James E. Thornbrugh 2014 Roosevelt Drive Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Repeat Violation Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 9-28-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 This case was rescheduled from 9-27-2017 due to Hurricane Irma Count 1: Failure to renew business license which was due 30 September 2016.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1079 110 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1060 Laura Thornbrugh James Thornbrugh 2016 Roosevelt Drive 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Repeat Violation Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 9-28-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 This case was rescheduled from 9-27-2017 due to Hurricane Irma Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1015 111 Code ViolationsCase# 17-1075 Peter Kendrick 1313 Petronia Street Sec. 74-131 Required where public sewer available Sec. 62-2 Obstructions Officer Sophia Doctoche Hand Served: 7-20-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 In compliance August 4, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to have proper sewer connection. Count 2: Plants located on City property are an obstruction to the sidewalk.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1122 112 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1495 Dennis P Saviano Mikus Berzins 2822 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 90-356 Building Permits Required FBC 1612.4 & ASCE 24-05 Unprotected Enclosed Below Design Flood Elevation Sec. 90-356 Building Permits Required Sec. 90-363 Certificate of Occupancy Sec.14-261 - 363 Failure to Obtain Electrical Permit Sec. 34-136 Manufactured Homes Officer Scott Fraser Certified Service: 8-15-2017 - Dennis P Saviano Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance October 30, 2017, fees pending Count 1: Install a commercial modular office structure without having applied nor received a building permit. Count 2: Install, or allow to be installed, an inhabitable structure being utilized as an office within a FEMA designated AE-8 flood zone, below the minimum required elevation deemed necessary for flood damage prevention. Count 3: Placed two unpermitted advertising signs upon a building all in addition to other commercial signs already affixed to the building without having first obtain a building permit. Count 4: Occupy a commercial modular office structure without having obtained a CeContinuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1123 113 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1707 Terence Schmida Joanna M Schmida Rev Trust DTD Walter G Schmida Rev Trust DTD 3301 Duck Avenue C FBC 1612.4 Flood Hazard Construction Sec. 90-356 Building Permit Required Sec. 90-363 Certificate of Occupancy Sec. 14-74 Nuisances - Dismissed FBC 1612.4 Flood Hazard Construction - Officer Scott Fraser Certified Service: 8-17-2017 - W. Schmida Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance 15 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Within FEMA designated AE-7 flood zone, interior space at ground level has been enclosed and said areas are actively being used for purposes other than the permitted uses for storage, parking or access to higher building levels. Count 2: Construct or allow to be constructed without the required building permits enclosed ground-floor areas for habitation. Count 3: Allowed occupancy of enclosed areas below the established flood level- constituting an unauthorized change of use from parking and storage to habitation; said enclosed areas not having been issued a certificate of occupancy, as required. Count 4: Front of property exits a dilapidateContinuance  Action details Video Video
2017-963 114 Code ViolationsCase # 17-961 John Allan Strong 3704 Eagle Avenue Flood Hazard Construction FBC 1612.4 Officer Scott Fraser Certified Service: 7-11-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 No violation; request dismissal Count 1: Within a FEMA designated type AE-7 flood zone, did construct, allow to be constructed or occupy an area under the main residence, below the established flood level, contrary to law, safety of its occupants and floodplain management requirements.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-519 115 Code ViolationsCase # 17-226 Robert Bowersox Trust 12/30/92 1212 Georgia 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: 3-31-2017 Initial Hearing: 4-26-2017 In compliance October 31, 2017, fees pending Count 1: For failure to obtain a building permit for the wooden deck prior to starting construction. Count 2: For failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the wooden deck prior to starting construction.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-913 116 Code ViolationsCase # 17-431 Jean Dieuveze Azard 1300 15th Court #12 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - - Dismissed Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 6-30-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from July 26, 2017 for compliance Count 1: Failure to obtain after-the-fact plumbing permit and to get final inspections for all open after-the-fact permits for the construction of a laundry room and a concrete slab for a portable plastic shed. - In Compliance July 7, 2017. - Dismissed Count 2: After-the-fact plumbing permit has yet to be paid for in full and the need for final inspections for after-the-fact plumbing and electrical permits.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
2017-974 117 Code ViolationsCase # 17-854 Ms. Maribel Perez - Property Owner - Dismissed Ms. Raquel Perez T/C - Property Co-Owner - Dismissed Ernesto Balmaceda - Violator 2930 Flagler Avenue Sec. 26-192 Unreasonably excessive noise prohibited. Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 7-14-2017 - Raquel Perez Certified Service: 7-13-2017 - Maribel Perez Certified Service: 7-26-2017 - Ernesto Balmaceda Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from July 26, 2017 Count 1: The subject property has been visited on June 6, June 18, and the weekend of July 2 & 3, 2017 regarding disturbing noise. The complainant has been suffering disturbing noise for quite a long time and defendants have made zero efforts to cease activity.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
2017-1065 118 Code ViolationsCase # 16-773 Brittany D Delgado Mark R Delgado Estate 2807 Seidenberg Avenue Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - Required Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: Posted: 8-10-2017 Posted: 7-10-2018 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance 31 December 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy for residential unit in the rear of the property. Count 2: Failure to have Utilities associated with the residential unit in the rear of the property. Count 3: Failure to have a non-transient business tax receipt for the residential unit in the rear of the property.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-884 119 Code ViolationsCase # 17-550 Hainalka Raffai 1221 Royal Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 permits in historic districts Officer Gerald L Leggett Certified Service: 6-24-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 In compliance July 28, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a building permit for a newly constructed "Cabana". Count 2: Failure to obtain a certificate of appropriateness for the structure recently constructed in the rear of the property.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1127 120 Code ViolationsCase # 17-869 Janice Isherwood 523 Elizabeth Street Sec. 26-126 Clearing property of debris and noxious material required - Repeat Sec. 26-31 Offensive and nuisance conditions prohibited Sec. 26-32 Nuisances illustrated Officer Gerald L. Leggett Posted: 8-16-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 Continued from August 30, 2017 for compliance Count 1: Failure to clean property of debris which tend to promote breeding of insects and rodents (debris and food containers left outside). Count 2: Failure to clean property of any substance which shall permit, cause or do any nuisance or contribute to the nuisance. Count 3: Failure to remove all substances which emit or cause foul, obnoxious, unhealthful or disagreeable odor or effluvia as it was determined that the presence of the odor was from cats defecating and urinating. Additionally, a large bee hive was observed on the side of the home.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-968 121 Code ViolationsCase # 17-978 Dominic Ip 1117 Fleming Street Sec. 18-117 Acts declared unlawful. - Repeat Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business - In compliance June 30, 2017; request dismissal Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - In compliance August 10, 2017; request dismissal Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts - In compliance August 4, 2017; request dismissal Officer Gerald L Leggett Posted: 7-13-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from July 26, 2017 Count 1: A licensed contractor is required to continue work within the scope observed performed as the subject property is being utilized as a rental property. Count 2: The subject property is being utilized as a rental property without an active business license. Count 3: A licensed contractor is required to apply for a building permit. Count 4: The subject property is in the historic district and will need a certificate of appropriateness.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
2017-1075 122 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1019 Key West Restorations, LLC - Property Owner David L. Firestine/Incorporator Michael Herrera 1435 Flagler Avenue Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency - Required - Michael Herrera Count 1 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - David L. Firestine Count 2 Sec. 18-117 Acts declared unlawful - David L. Firestine Count 3 Officer Gerald L Leggett Certified Service: 8-1-2017 - Michael Herrera Certified Service: 8-7-2017 - David Firestine Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance 28 Feb 2018, request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain the required contractor's license to remove concrete from the house. Count 2: Failure to obtain required permits for the removal of concrete from the house. Count 3: Failure to hire a licensed contractor.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1064 123 Code ViolationsCase # 16-335 Eleanor J Miller-Laino 3735 Cindy Avenue Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - Required Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge Sec. 122-238 Dimensional requirements Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 7-17-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance 31 May 2018; request case to be closed Count 1: Failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy. Count 2: Failure to pay impact fees related to utilities. Count 3: This unit/structure is located in the rear side of the subject property in the setback. Count 4: Renovations including plumbing and electrical work done without the benefit of building permits.Continuance  Action details Video Video
16-10338 124 Code ViolationsCase # 16-939 R R Beason Jr Trust 12/18/2000 1603 Von Phister Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permit; address; exception Officer Jorge Lopez Officer Scott Fraser Certified Service: 10-5-2016 Initial Hearing: 10-19-2016 Continued from August 30, 2017 for status/compliance Count 1: For failure to obtain building permits for the interior and exterior renovations.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-862 125 Code ViolationsCase # 17-256 Meisel Holdings FL 1321 Simonton St, LLC. Erica Hughes-Steerling - Registered Agent 1321 Simonton Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-9-2017 Initial Hearing: 6-28-2017 In compliance August 15, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Chain link fence installed without required permits and inspections. Count 2: Failure to submit the corrections needed to process the HARC application.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-881 126 Code ViolationsCase # 17-720 Land 10031, LLC Frances Casey Lowe - RA 3700 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 26-192 Unreasonably excessive noise prohibited Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-26-2017 Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 In compliance December 19, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: The car wash is operating 24 hours daily and the neighbor suffers disturbing noise within the boundaries of his property.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-915 127 Code ViolationsCase # 17-811 Far Beauty LLC Aviv Shmuel - Registered Agent 218 Duval Street Sec. 18-415 Restrictions in historic districts - Repeat Officer Jorge Lopez Hand Served: 6-23-2017 Hand Served: 7-14-2017 - Amended Notice of Administrative Hearing Initial Hearing: 7-26-2017 Continued from July 26, 2017 Count 1: On June 7, 2017, Hovav Frank was observed actively off premise canvassing a passerby on the City right of way within the restricted area and was issued a civil citation. On May 27, 2017, Haim Kanelsky was observed actively off premise canvassing a passerby within the restricted area on the City right of way and was given a courtesy notice. On June 19, 2017, Hovav Frank was observed actively off premise canvassing in the restricted area on the City right of way.Violation Fine  Action details Video Video
2017-1069 128 Code ViolationsCase # 17-944 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Corporation Service Company - Registered Agent 905 Trinity Drive Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required for all holding themselves out to be engaged in business Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 8-4-2017 - Corporation Service Company Certified Service: 8-4-2017 - Dante Marrone Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 23, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a business tax receipt for the subject property currently being rented.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1068 129 Code ViolationsCase # 17-938 Omaira Urbay 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Demi R Vazquez Certified Service: 7-29-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 8, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1076 130 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1055 Mike Mongo 1300 White Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Demi R Vazquez Certified Service: 7-25-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 15, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which was due 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1078 131 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1057 Mashin Ahmed 712 Caroline Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties Officer Demi R Vazquez Certified Mail: 7-24-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 25, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license which expired 30 September 2016.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-1080 132 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1089 Christian Zuelch 411 Greene Street 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Counts 1 & 2 Officer Demi R Vazquez Certified Service: 7-24-2017 Initial Hearing: 8-30-2017 In compliance August 25, 2017; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to renew business license number 23137 (revocable license) which expired 30 September 2016. Count 2: Failure to renew business license number 23138 (retail/mailorder/wholesale license) which expired 30 September 2016Dismissed  Action details Video Video
2017-898 133 Code ViolationsCase # 17-767 Wendell Wall 1610 South Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions FBC 1612.4 Flood Hazard Construction & ASCE 24-05 Unprotected Enclosed Below Design Flood Elevation Officer Jim Young Posted: 6-7-2017 Initial Hearing: 6-28-2017 In compliance October 11, 2017, request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain building permits for a structure being built in the rear of the property. Count 2: Subject property being within a FEMA designated AE-7 flood zone without benefit of required building permits has demolished the interior, windows electrical and plumbing contrary to flood damage prevention provisions of the Florida Building Code. Said area being below the established minimum safe flood elevation for purposes other than storage and parking, contrary to the state building code.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-871 134 Code ViolationsSMA 17-02 Tropical Soup Corporation Joseph H. Walsh Pike Architects, Inc. Van D. Fischer, Esquire Mallory Square H17-03-0008 Continued from 31 Jan 2018Continuance  Action details Video Video