(a)   Recovery of Costs Incurred by City. Any user violating any of the provisions of this chapter, or who discharges or causes a discharge producing a deposit or obstruction, or causes damage to or impairs the City's sewage works shall be liable to the City for any expense, loss, or damage caused by such violation or discharge. The City shall bill the user for the costs incurred by the City for any cleaning, repair or replacement work caused by the violation or discharge. Refusal to pay the assessed costs shall constitute a violation of this chapter enforceable under the provisions of Section 925.28 .
   (b)   Falsifying Information. Any person who knowingly makes any false statement, representation or certification in any application record, report, plan or other document filed or required to be maintained pursuant to this chapter, or who falsifies, tampers with, or knowingly renders inaccurate any monitoring device or method required or authorized under this chapter, shall, upon conviction be punished by the imposition of a minimum civil penalty of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment for not more than six months, or both.
   (c)   Civil Penalty. Any user who is found to have violated an order of the Director or who has failed to comply with any provision of this chapter, and the regulations, or rules of the City, or orders of any court of competent jurisdiction, may be subjected to the imposition of a civil penalty. Except as otherwise provided, any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined a minimum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which offense occurs or continues. After the second conviction, the Director of Public Service shall discontinue the service of the sewerage and disposal system to the violator.
(Ord. 19-90. Passed 2-20-90.)