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(A) Civil penalty. Any person found to be in violation of any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a civil violation, punishable by imposition of a civil sanction not less than $100 and not to exceed $500.
(B) Each day a separate violation. Each day a violation continues shall be considered a separate violation.
(C) Procedures. Hearings and appeals shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of procedure in civil traffic violation cases as set forth in the Arizona Revised Statues, Rules of Procedure in Civil Traffic Cases.
(D) Reinspections costs. In addition to any penalties or civil sanctions imposed by the court, the town may impose fees in an amount set separately by resolution approved by the Town Council for reinspection of the premises at the request of the property owner to determine whether the property has been brought into compliance after initiation of enforcement or prosecution of the provisions set forth in this title.
(E) Habitual offender. A person who commits a violation of this chapter after previously having been found responsible for committing two or more civil violations of this chapter within an 18-month period, whether by admission, by payment of the sanction, by default, or by judgment after hearing, shall be guilty of a class one misdemeanor. For purposes of calculating the 18-month period under this section, the dates of the commission of the offenses are the determining factor.
(F) Abatement. In addition to or separate from actions for civil offenses, violations of this chapter may be abated pursuant to the provisions set forth in Chapter 84, by injunctive or other equitable relief. The imposition of a penalty or civil sanction does not prevent abatement or equitable relief.
(Ord. 2019-864, passed 7-23-2019)