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§ 3-303 Powers and Duties of the Department of Licenses and Inspections.

(1) The Department of Licenses and Inspections shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) to transmit to the Department of Public Health for its recommendation all applications, plans and specifications for the construction, reconstruction, conversion, or alteration of any installation, equipment, or appurtenances and any equipment pertaining thereto that may produce air pollutions or an air pollution nuisance, and to request the Department of Public Health to make recommendations for the approval, disapproval, or modification of each application;

(b) to issue permits for applications which have been approved by the Department of Public Health;

(c) to issue licenses for operation where the Department of Public Health certifies that the installation and operation are in conformity with the provisions of this Title and the regulations adopted hereunder;

(d) to renew licenses, as required, upon payment of stipulated fees unless the Department of Public Health has filed a stop order;

(e) to revoke permits and licenses upon certification by the Department of Public Health that the installation or operation does not comply with the provisions of the application, that the installation or operation produces air pollution or emissions of air contaminants in excess of the standards established by this Title and the regulations, that orders for correction or abatement have not been effected, or that the installation or operation does not comply with this Title and the regulations;

(f) where the Department of Public Health has provided lists of uses or areas of the city where there are air pollution problems, no change in occupancy or use may be exercised unless prior approval for the same, under this Title, has been granted by the Department of Public Health.

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