§ 154.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   (1)   This chapter shall be administered and enforced by the City Clerk-Treasurer. The City Administrator shall be authorized to undertake any function that this chapter assigns to the Zoning Officer or Zoning Administrator. The City Administrator may institute in the name of the City any appropriate actions or proceedings against a violator as provided by statute, charter or ordinance.
      (2)   Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than the maximum penalty for a misdemeanor under state law. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
      (3)   In the event of a violation or a threatened violation of this chapter, the City, in addition to other remedies, may institute appropriate actions or proceedings to prevent, restrain or abate the violations or threatened violations. Additionally, the City may issue a civil or administrative citation imposing a fine in the amount allowed. The civil or administrative fine may be enforced or collected by civil action.
(Ord. passed 3-20-2002, § 22)
   (B)   Any person who violates §§ 154.185 through 154.196 of this chapter when he or she performs an act thereby prohibited or declared unlawful, or fails to act when the failure is thereby prohibited or declared unlawful and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as for a misdemeanor, except as otherwise stated in specific provisions hereof.
(Ord. passed 3-20-2002, § 30.19)