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Meeting Name: Code Compliance Hearing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/25/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall
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18-2561 11 Code ViolationsCase # 18-669 Banyan Tree Gallery and Cuban Leaf Cigar William Bell 310 Duval Street Sec. 58-68 Commercial Solid Waste Account Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Service: 6-22-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 25 June 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a commercial solid waste account for both businesses.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2563 12 Code ViolationsCase # 18-716 Zelma B. Dawson 2433 Linda Avenue Sec. 26-126 Clearing of property of debris and noxious material required Sec. 62-31 Maintenance of area between property line and adjacent paved roadway Officer Bonnita Badgett Certified Service: Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 8 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: The subject property is very unsightly with trash in the yard and overgrown. Count 2: The subject property between the property line and pavement has weeds and overgrown trees hanging over the city right of way. The fence is down in places onto city property, very unsightly and obstructing the city right of way.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2275 13 Code ViolationsCase # 18-244 Antonio Manuel Herce III Patricia Lee 635 United Street Front Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Wherden Charles Certified Service: 5-7-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 In compliance 30 Jul 2018; request dismissal Count 1: The renovation of this property shows that the window units were relocated to the walls of the home which are visible from the right of way without HARC approval. Count 2: The relocated window units to the wall required removal of a portion of the wall which did not have a building permit.Continuance  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.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2448 15 Code ViolationsCase # 18-633 Janice Isherwood 523 Elizabeth Street Sec. 26-32 Nuisances illustrated Officer Wherden Charles Posted: 6-21-2018 Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 Repeat Violation In compliance 24 Jul 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to remove substances that emit or cause foul, obnoxious, unhealthful or disagreeable odor or effluvia from the residence. This is a repeat violation Case# 17-869.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2636 16 Code ViolationsCase # 18-730 David Cunningham 428 Greene Street Sec. 110-292 Failure to achieve a compliance agreement Officer Wherden Charles Posted: 7-23-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Continued from 25 Jul 2018 Count 1: Failure to achieve compliance regarding a settlement agreement with Karen Demaria of Urban Forestry.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2453 17 Code ViolationsCase # 18-641 William Larose Key West Trim Works, Inc. 2750 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 18-150 Certificate of Competency required Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 6-1-2018 Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 In compliance 23 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: An unlicensed contractor doing electrical work without a permit. Count 2: Engaging in business without being a licensed contractor.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2564 18 Code ViolationsCase # 18-776 Gary Roberts 3308 Duck Avenue 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 Certified Service: 6-11-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Continued from 25 Jul 2018 for compliance Count 1: Advertising to be a contractor without a certificate of competency. Count 2: Failure to obtain the required license for the contracting of business in the City of Key West.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2565 19 Code ViolationsCase # 18-796 Frank Joseph 1612 Bertha Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-42 Construction site requirements Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 6-28-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 30 June 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Stop Work Order placed for newly installed fence posts for a new fence and pavers installed without the benefit of required permits. Count 2: Continuing work with a Stop Work Order posted without the benefit of required permits.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2566 110 Code ViolationsCase # 18-849 Child Life Society Chaim A. Wolkenfeld 1000 17th Street Sec. 110-292 Failure to achieve a compliance agreement Officer Sophia Doctoche Posted: 7-5-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 02 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to achieve compliance regarding a settlement agreement with Karen Demaria of Urban Forestry.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2579 111 Code ViolationsCase # 18-866 Zachary Humphries 14 D 10th Avenue Sec. 18-150 Certificate of competency required Sec. 66-87 Business tax receipt required Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Mail: 8-1-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Advertising to be a contractor without the required certificate of competency. Count 2: Holding himself out for business in the City of Key West without procuring a city business tax receipt.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2568 112 Code ViolationsCase # 18-899 Lance Andrew Harvey 1313 Eliza Street Sec. 122-237 Prohibited uses Officer Sophia Doctoche Certified Service: 7-11-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Settlement Agreement Count 1: Performing a car detailing business on the city right of way in a single-family residential zoned area.Violation Fine  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
18-2558 114 Code ViolationsCase # 18-269 Larry O Strom - President Nathan Eden ESQ Jack Niles Marino Construction Group, Inc 3500 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 90-356 Building permit required FBC 1612.4 Flood hazard construction & ASCE 24-05 Unprotected enclosed below design flood elevation - In compliance 8 Sept 2018; request dismissal Officer Scott Fraser Certified Service: 6-7-2018 - Jack Niles Certified Service: 6-20-2018 - Marino Construction Group, Inc Certified Service: 6-7-2018 - Larry O Strom Certified Service: 6-7-2018 - Nathan Eden ESQ Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 28 Sept 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Construct a non-residental steel-framed metal clad building absent the required building permits. Count 2: Within a FEMA delineated type AE-9 flood zone, allow the construction of a non-residental steel-framed metal clad building below the minimum flood safety elevation in the Special Flood Hazard Area.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1213 115 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1414 Stafford Family Trust 724 Olivia Street Sec. 90-363 Certificate of occupancy - required Sec. 90-356 Building permits required Sec. 58-61 Determination and levy of charge - Dismissed Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 8-24-2017 Initial Hearing: 9-27-2017 In compliance 21 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain a certificate of occupancy for the second unit. Count 2: For failure to obtain building permits to convert the second floor into another unit, adding a kitchen and converting the attic into a bedroom. Count 3: For failure to pay for the solid waste charges for the second unit.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2479 116 Code ViolationsCase # 17-885 Carolyn C. Helliesen Douglas A. Helliesen 1221 Laird Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 5-4-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 In compliance 16 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: After-the-fact permit application for upstairs walkway/porch has been in call back status since June 23, 2017 due to the property owners not providing the required supporting documentation.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2437 117 Code ViolationsCase # 18-155 Todd & Tonya Feit 3343 Flagler Avenue 33 Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 6-6-2018 Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 In compliance 23 July 2018, request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain a final inspection with approval for after-the-fact electrical permit to be closed out.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2439 118 Code ViolationsCase # 18-310 Carmar Transportation, Inc Margaret C. Scholl - Owner United Stated Corp. Agents, Inc. - Registered Agent 1300 White Street Sec. 78-126 Required Sec. 78-91 Required Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 6-5-2018 - Owner Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 In compliance 28 Aug 2018; Request dismissal Count 1: Failure to obtain required passenger vehicle for hire license. Count 2: Failure to obtain passenger vehicle for hire driver's permit.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2443 119 Code ViolationsCase # 18-536 Brugman Holdings LLC - Owner Thomas J Sireci, Jr - Registered Agent 10 Hilton Haven Drive C Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Director Jim Young Certified Service: 5-30-2018 - Owner Certified Service: 5-23-2018 - Registered Agent Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 Continued from 31 July 2019 for compliance Count 1: Failure to obtain an after-the-fact building permit for interior framing of shed and dock behind shed.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2471 120 Code ViolationsCase # 18-745 Ronit Berdugo - Violator Brian Behar, ESQ. - Registered Agent The Oaks Key West LLC - Property Owner 330 Julia Street Sec. 18-601 License required - Counts 1 through 36 Sec. 122-1371 Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Counts 37 through 72 Sec. 122-1371 D (9) Transient living accommodations in residential dwellings; regulations - Counts 73 through 108 Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 6-21-2018 - Registered Agent Posted: 6-28-2018 - Violator/Property Owner Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 Repeat Violations Settlement Agreement Counts 1 through 36: Subject property held out for short term rental without the benefit of a transient rental license. Counts 37 through 72: Subject property holding out/advertising for short term rental without the benefit of the required city, county and state licensing. Subject property does not have a transient medallion and has not been inspected by the City of Key West Fire Department. Counts 73 through 108: Subject property is holding out for transient rental for 27 nights the dates of 3 Jun Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2569 121 Code ViolationsCase # 18-910 Collage Beauty Aviv Shmuel - Registered Agent Maor Illouz - Authorized Person #1 Raziel Buchris - Authorized Person #2 211 Duval Street Company - Building Owner 211 Duval Street A Sec. 18-441 Required Officer Leonardo Hernandez Certified Service: 6-29-2018 - Registered Agent Certified Service: 6-29-2018 - Collage Beauty Certified Service: 6-29-2018 - Authorized Person #2 Certified Service: 6-29-2018 - Authorized Person #1 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Repeat Violation City request dismissal Count 1: Off-premise canvassing without required valid off-premise canvassing permit. This is a repeat violation - Case# 17-483 & 17-1554.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2432 122 Code ViolationsCase # 16-720 Trevor Cook Elizabeth Fuller 908 Packer Street Sec. 62-2 Obstructions Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 6-21-2018 Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 In compliance 8 April 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Fence was built over the property line and will either need to be demolished or a variance applied for.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1065 123 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 Continued from 31 July 2019 for status/compliance 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
18-2529 124 Code ViolationsCase # 16-1336 Douglas Whitman - Owner Suburban Propane 1317 Newton Street Sec. 14-31 Adopted construction codes Officer Beau Langford Certified Service: 5-30-2018 - Owner Certified Service: 5-30-2018 - Suburban Propane Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 8 Jun 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Failure to secure propane tank against buoyancy in a FEMA designated AE-6 flood zone.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2104 125 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1146 Jordan James & Sara Key 1309 Newton Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - In compliance 9 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts - In compliance 9 Nov 2018; Request dismissal Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection Director Jim Young Certified Service: 3-26-2018 Initial Hearing: 4-25-2018 In compliance 17 June 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: For failure to obtain a mechanical permit to install the A/C condenser on the roof. Count 2: For failure to obtain HARC approval for installation of the A/C condenser on the roof. Count 3: For failure to obtain an inspection for the A/C condenser.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2433 126 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1203 Michael Deegan Rev Trust Browning Family Irrevocable Trust Michael Leo Browning 1300 White Street Sec. 78-126 Required Sec. 78-91 Required Officer Jorge Lopez Posted: 7-2-2018 Initial Hearing: 6-27-2018 Continued from 28 Nov 2018 Count 1: Subject business owner has not renewed their vehicle for hire license. Count 2: The subject individual has not received their documented permit which is required to operate a passenger vehicle for hire within the city limits.Continuance  Action details Video Video
2017-1429 127 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1213 Erwin Mayer & Didier R Moritz - Dismissed Jean Lefils Bien - Mobile Home 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 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Amended Notice Officer Edward Keane Certified Service: 11-16-2017 Certified Service: 7-9-2019 - Amended - Tenant Certified Service: 7-15-2019 - Amended - Property Owner Initial Hearing: 12-20-2017 Continued from 28 August 2019 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. Count 4: For failure to obtain building permits for the addition to the trailer and for the installed plumbing.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2557 128 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1579 Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. Corporation Service Company - Registered Agent 2811 North Roosevelt Boulevard Sec. 26-192 Unreasonably excessive noise prohibited Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-15-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 28 Jan 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: Noise complaint was investigated and the noise emanating from the subject property on 8 Jan 2018 was 83.9 Decibels which exceeds the noise limitation of 77 Decibels. As of this date, the subject property has not scheduled a sound reading to check that the noise level is within the limits set forth by the ordinance.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2273 129 Code ViolationsCase # 18-185 Wild Sales II, Inc. Noam Zano - Registered Agent 291 Front Street 8 Sec. 114-103 Prohibited signs Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 5-7-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 In compliance 9 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Observed prohibited signs on the windows and on the exterior doors of this building.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2274 130 Code ViolationsCase # 18-241 James Dick - New Owner Theresa Didato Cioffi - Removed Wilmington Trush Company - Removed 3222 Riviera Drive Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 122-238 Dimensional requirements Sec. 26-32 Nuisance illustrated - Dismissed Sec. 26-126 Clearing of property of debris and noxious material required - Dismissed Director Jim Young Certified Service: 6-15-2018 - Registered Agent Certified Service: 7-17-2018 - Theresa Cioffi - Amended Notice Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 Continued from 28 August 2019 Count 1: Observed the roof built in the setbacks and a detached dwelling that the city does not recognize which did not have the required permits and inspections. Count 2: The roof is located in the rear side of the subject property in the setbacks. Count 3: Observed the pool with stagnant water that is a breeding ground or feeding area for mosquitoes. - Dismissed. Count 4: Debris located on the driveway of this property which causes a nuisance or other unsightly or unsanitary condition. - Dismissed.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2276 131 Code ViolationsCase # 18-392 Silver KW, Inc. Alon Croitoru - Registered Agent 137 Duval Street 141 Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Sec. 114-103 Prohibited signs Sec. 2-939 Licenses Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-11-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 In compliance 27 Feb 2019; Request dismissal Count 1: New installation of rolling steel doors on the exterior of the building without the benefit of a permit. Count 2: The rolling steel doors and the hanging sign over the sidewalk were installed without the benefit of a certificate of appropriateness. Count 3: Multiple prohibited signs on the exterior of the building. Count 4: The sign hanging over the sidewalk does not have a revocable license.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2559 132 Code ViolationsCase # 18-420 La Grignote Inc. Joel Odou - Registered Agent 1211 Duval St Down Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 6-12-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 8 Aug 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Three signs were installed without the required building permits. Count 2: Eight signs at this location were installed without a certificate of appropriateness.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2271 133 Code ViolationsCase # 18-537 Bumble Bee Silver Co Vinod Alwani 201 William Street Sec. 66-102 Dates due and delinquent; penalties - Repeat Violation; In Compliance Sec. 102-282 Outdoor display of goods Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions - Dismissed Sec. 14-40 Permit in historic districts - Dismissed Sec. 2-939 Licenses - Dismissed Officer Jorge Lopez Certified Service: 4-13-2018 Initial Hearing: 5-30-2018 In compliance 25 Jul 2018; Request closure Count 1: The subject business owner has not renewed their license which expired 30 September 2017. This is a repeat violation case# 17-979 - In compliance; No fine imposed on 30 May 2018 for this count. Count 2: Observed merchandise located outside the store on the city's right of way. Count 3: Hanging sign installed without the required permit. Count 4: Hanging sign installed without obtaining a certificate of appropriateness. Count 5: Hanging sign installed without a revocable license.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2560 134 Code ViolationsCase # 18-668 Waterfront Brewery LLC. Joseph Walsh - Registered Agent 201 William Street Sec. 14-37 Building permits; professional plans; display of permits; address; exceptions Sec. 14-40 Permits in historic districts Sec. 14-262 Request for inspection Officer Jorge Lopez Posted: 7-18-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 26 Oct 2018; Pending administrative fees Count 1: Speakers and lights installed on the exterior of the building without obtaining required permits. Count 2: Speakers and lights installed on the exterior of the building without obtaining certificate of appropriateness. Count 3: Speakers and lights installed at the subject property without the required permits and inspections.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2562 135 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.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2570 136 Code ViolationsCase # 18-882 Alex's Auto Wrecking & Parts, Inc. Christine Rodriguez - Registered Agent 111 US 1 Sec. 70-706 New applications/renewals and issuance of non-consensual tow permit; fees Officer Paul Navarro Certified Service: 7-9-2018 - R/A Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 Continued from 25 Jul 2018 for compliance Count 1: Subject business has not submitted renewal of their non-consensual towing permit.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2567 137 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.Continuance  Action details Video Video
18-2625 138 Code ViolationsCase # 17-1603 Susan Lynn Williams Howanitz 809 Ashe Street Sec. 108-680 Recreational Vehicles/Boats Director Jim Young Certified Service: 6-28-2018 Initial Hearing: 7-25-2018 In compliance 17 July 2018; request dismissal Count 1: Having a boat on a trailer within plain view from the City right of way in the historic district.Dismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2492 139 Code ViolationsCase # 17-253 Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. Jeffery Baker, President 3415 Duck Avenue Director Jim Young Continued from 29 Aug 2018 for compliance of mitigation paymentDismissed  Action details Video Video
18-2588 140 Code ViolationsCase # 18-113 Richard A. Dostal 210 Truman AvenueDismissed  Action details Video Video