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(a) Whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this Fire Code, or violates or fails to comply with any order made hereunder, or builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved by the City or in violation of a permit issued hereunder, or fails to comply with such an order or permit as affirmed or modified by a court of proper jurisdiction after appeal, shall, severally for each and every violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree and shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisoned not more than 60 days, or both.
(b) The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all persons are required to abate, remedy, or remove such violations or defects within a time period based on the seriousness of the hazard(s). When not otherwise specified, each ten-day period beyond the date of remedy that the prohibited condition(s) are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.
(c) The application of the penalty provided for in division (a) hereof shall not be held to prevent or preclude the enforced abatement, remedy or, removal of the hazardous conditions through other legal measures or actions.
(Ord. 66-08. Passed 5-12-08.)