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(a) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this Fire Prevention Code, including the Unified Fire Code adopted pursuant to Section 5.06 of the City Charter, or fails to comply therewith, or violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, for which no penalty is otherwise provided and for which no appeal has been taken, or fails to comply with such provision as affirmed or modified by the Code Official of the City or by a court of competent jurisdiction within the time fixed therein, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned not more than six months, or both, for each offense.
(b) The imposition of any one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all persons who violate any of the provisions of this Fire Prevention Code shall be required to correct or remedy such violation or defect within a reasonable time period. When not otherwise specified, a separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues.
(c) The application of the penalty provided in this section shall not be held to preclude other additional remedies as provided by law.
(Ord. 16-00. Passed 9-18-00.)