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Question: Billings lived in a community that required


Billings lived in a community that required a building permit before any major alterations could be made to residential property. Billings refused to obtain the permit and proceeded to build a garage on her property.
a. Can the city agency responsible for enforcing the law issue an order to stop the construction?
b. Does it seem likely that the legislation requiring a building permit was intended to prevent construction?
c. Does it seem likely that an appeal to a regular court would be successful?
d. If Billings constructed the garage on her property without obtaining the permit but met all the requirements of the appropriate building codes in her city, could the administrative agency require that it be torn down?

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