(a) If any member of an inspection department shall willfully fail to perform the
duties required of him by law, or willfully shall improperly issue a permit, or shall
give a certificate of compliance without first making the inspections required by
law, or willfully shall improperly give a certificate of compliance, he shall be guilty
of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
(b) A member of the inspection department shall not be in violation of this section
when the city, its inspection department, or one of the inspectors accepted a signed
written document of compliance with the North Carolina State Building Code or the
North Carolina Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings from a licensed
architect or licensed engineer in accordance with G.S. 160A-412(c).
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