§ 6.26.040  PENALTY.
   (A)   Notwithstanding any other provision of the Alhambra Municipal Code to the contrary, any person who causes, permits, suffers, or maintains a public nuisance, or any person who violates any provision of this chapter, or who fails to comply with any obligation or requirement of this chapter, is guilty of a misdemeanor offense punishable in accordance with Municipal Code § 1.12.010. The City Attorney/ City Prosecutor may at his or her discretion reduce a misdemeanor offense to an infraction pursuant to § 1.12.011. A criminal prosecution and/or civil litigation may be initiated without the commencement of the “nuisance abatement” procedures outlined in Article II of this chapter.
   (B)   Any person who causes, permits, suffers, or maintains a public nuisance, or any person who violates any provision of this chapter, or who fails to comply with any obligation or requirement of this chapter, shall alternatively be subject to an administrative penalty/ fine imposed in accordance with the provisions of Alhambra Municipal Code Chapter 1.13.
   (C)   Each person shall be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day, or part thereof, during which a violation of this chapter, or of any law or regulation referenced herein, is allowed, committed, continued, maintained or permitted by such person, and shall be punishable accordingly.
(Ord. 4667, passed 2-9-15)