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23.61.080 ENFORCEMENT.

(a) Payment of the affordable housing commercial linkage fee is the obligation of the developer for a commercial development project. The City may institute any appropriate legal actions or proceedings necessary to ensure compliance herewith, including, but not limited to, actions to revoke, deny, or suspend any permit or development approval.

(b) The city attorney shall be authorized to enforce the provisions of this chapter and all affordable housing agreements, regulatory agreements, and all other covenants or restrictions placed on affordable units, by civil action and any other proceeding or method permitted by law.

(c) Failure of any official or agency to fulfill the requirements of this chapter shall not excuse any developer or owner from the requirements of this chapter. No permit, license, map, or other approval or entitlement for a commercial development shall be issued, including, without limitation, a final inspection or certificate of occupancy, until all applicable requirements of this chapter have been satisfied.

(d) The remedies provided for in this section shall be cumulative and not exclusive and shall not preclude the City from any other remedy or relief to which it otherwise would be entitled under law or equity.