Any large family day-care home operated, conducted, or maintained contrary to the provisions of this chapter shall be and is hereby declared to be a public nuisance.  The city may, in addition to and in lieu of prosecuting a criminal action hereunder, commence an action at law or in equity in the name of the city in any court of competent jurisdiction against the permit holder to ensure compliance with the terms and provisions of this chapter.  All remedies prescribed herein shall be cumulative and the use of any one (1) or more remedies by the city shall not bar the use of any other remedy for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this chapter. (Ord. 853, passed 9-6-88; Am. Ord. 902, passed 4-2-91)