§ 20.05.050  PENALTY; VIOLATIONS.
   (A)   General penalty; continuing violations.  Every act prohibited or declared unlawful and every failure to perform an act required by this code is a misdemeanor or an infraction as set forth in the said respective pertinent sections of this code and anyperson causing or permitting a violation of any such section of said code shall be subject to the penalties ascribed to each such section as set forth herein. Where silent as to whether a violation is a misdemeanor or infraction, the City Attorney may prosecute such violation as either a misdemeanor or infraction in his or her discretion.
   (B)   Violations including aiding, abetting, and concealing.  Every person who causes, aids, abets or conceals the fact of a violation of this code is guilty of violating this code.
   (C)   Enforcement by civil action.  In addition to the penalties provided herein, the said code may be enforced by civil action. Any condition existing in violation of this code is a public nuisance and may be summarily abated by the city.
(Ord. 4434, passed 10-28-02; Am. Ord. 4701, passed 11-28-16; Am. Ord. 4764, passed 12-9-19; Am. Ord. 4766, passed 12-9-19)