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Failure to obtain a permit as stated in section 10-1-2 of this chapter shall be deemed to be a violation of the zoning ordinance. Upon due investigation, the city clerk may determine that a violation of the zoning ordinance exists. The city clerk shall notify the violator in writing of such violation.
A. If the violator fails after ten (10) days' notice to correct the violation:
1. The city of Carmi shall make application to the circuit court for injunction requiring conformance with this chapter or make such other order as the court deems necessary to secure compliance with this chapter;
2. Any person who violates this chapter shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense; and
3. A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day during or on which the violation occurs or continues.
4. The city of Carmi shall record a notice of violation on the title to the property.
The city of Carmi is authorized to issue an order requiring the suspension of the building project. The stop work order shall be in writing, indicate the reason for the issuance, and shall order the action, if necessary, to resolve the circumstances requiring the stop work order. (Ord. 1377, 8-6-2007)