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(a) Any person in violation of any of the terms of this chapter, or who, being the owner or agent of the owner of any lot, tract, or parcel of land, shall suffer or permit another to erect, construct, reconstruct, alter, repair, convert, attach, or maintain any such facility, shall be deemed to have violated the provisions hereof and commits an unclassified misdemeanor each day during the period such violation continues and shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for each offense.
(b) If any utility installation is erected, constructed, reconstructed, altered, repaired, converted, attached, or maintained in violation of this chapter or of any regulations made pursuant hereto, the proper officer of the City, in addition to other remedies, may institute in the name of the City any appropriate action or proceeding, whether by legal process or otherwise, to prevent such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, maintenance, attachment, or use, to restrain, correct, or abate such violation, to prevent the use of such utility installation, and/or to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business, or use in or about such utility installation.
(c) The Public Works Department is authorized to make requests and to issue orders regarding utility installations in the right-of-way for the purpose of public safety and compliance with this chapter of the City of Centerville Municipal Code. The Public Works Department is also authorized to conduct visual and external inspections of utility installations in the right-of-way at any time and shall make efforts to coordinate with the provider responsible for a utility installation for any internal inspection of the relevant equipment.
(Ord. 16-18. Passed 5-21-18.)