Buildings and Construction
15.02.110
Penalties
15.02.110 Penalties. Any person, firm or corporation, violating any of the provisions of this Title, or any notice or order issued under the authority of this Title, shall severally for each and every such violation, be punished for the first conviction by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars and/or up to six months in jail; for a second conviction based on a violation that occurs within two years of the date of the first conviction such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars and/or up to six months in jail; and upon a third or subsequent conviction based on a violation that occurs within two years of the date of the first conviction such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand five hundred dollars and/or up to six months in jail.
The imposition of a penalty for any violation or noncompliance shall not excuse any violation, permit a violation to continue, or excuse any obligation to remedy any violation.
The imposition of a penalty shall not prohibit any action by the Public Officer to enforce compliance, prevent a violation, or remedy a violation, nor shall it prohibit the Public Officer from imposing liens or assessments necessary to remedy a violation of this Title.
Each day that a violation occurs or is permitted to continue, shall constitute a separate offense.(Ord 2701, 2003 )