Any person who undertakes or causes an alteration, construction, demolition, or removal of any designated landmark or property within a designated historic district without a certificate of appropriateness shall be guilty of a quasi-criminal offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). Every day such violation shall continue to exist shall constitute a separate violation. The preservation commission may request that the city council institute an appropriate action or proceeding to enjoin, correct or abate any violation of this chapter. (Ord. 04-O-51, 10-19-2004)