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(A) Any owner, agent, person or corporation who shall violate any provisions or requirements of this chapter or who shall fail to comply with any detailed statements or plan submitted hereunder, or who shall refuse reasonable opportunity to inspect any premises, shall be liable to a fine of not more than $500 or to imprisonment of not more than 90 days, or to both the fines and imprisonment. Each and every day the violation continues after a termination notice is received shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation.
(B) The owner of any building, structure or premises or part thereof, where any condition in violation of this chapter shall exist or shall be created, and who has assisted knowingly in the commission of the violation and any architect, builder, contractor, agent, person or corporation employed in connection therewith and who assists in the commission of the violation shall be guilty of a separate offense and upon conviction thereof shall be subject to a fine or not more than $500 and the costs of prosecution or, in default of the payment thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed 90 days for each offense, or by both the fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court, together with the costs of the prosecution.
(Ord. 161, passed 12-10-2001)