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(A) Misdemeanor. Any person who violates a provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to punishment as provided by G.S. § 14-4. Each day of a violation of this chapter shall be a separate offense.
(B) Financial penalties. In addition to criminal penalties for a violation of this chapter, the Board of County Commissioners may impose civil penalties for each day's continuation of the offense. The amount shall be limited to $500 per day. A penalty unpaid 30 days after the offender has been cited for violation of this chapter may be recovered in a civil action in the General Court of Justice.
(C) Other remedies. All appropriate remedies for relief authorized by G.S. § 153A-123, including orders for mandatory and prohibitory injunctions and for abatements, may be used to enforce this chapter.
(Ord. passed 7-16-12)