§ 51.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   Violations. A violation of this chapter is a municipal civil infraction and is further declared to be a nuisance per se and subject to abatement as provided in this code and by state law.
   (B)   City costs. Upon failure of any person to store or dispose of garbage or refuse in the manner set forth in this chapter and when such improper storage or disposal creates or is likely to create nuisance by virtue of littering, odor, putrefaction, rodent or insect attraction, or broken or hazardous substances, the enforcing officer may take immediate steps to abate such nuisance. City costs shall include, but not be limited to, actual attorney fees and expense of removal and abatement.
   (C)   Penalties. Penalties for violations shall be as follows.
      (1)   Residential generation site. All violations of this chapter by owners or occupants of residential generation sites pertaining to waste collected or generated on the property of the residential generation site shall be municipal civil infractions and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine of $25.
      (2)   Waste haulers. Penalties for violations by waste haulers shall be municipal civil infractions as follows: all violations of this chapter by waste haulers shall be subject to sanctions as provided in § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.
   (D)   Each day separate offense. Every day that a violation occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
(Prior Code, § 2.9)  (Ord. 792, passed 3-19-2018)