§ 156.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   Except as provided in these regulations and lots of record established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, no building permit shall be Issued tor any now structure or change, improvement or alteration of any existing structure on any tract of land which does not comply with all of the provisions of this chapter.
   (B)   Except as provided in these regulations and lots of record established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, the city shall withhold all public improvements and utilities, including the maintenance of streets and the provision of sewage facilities and water service, from all tracts, lets or additions, the platting of which has not been officially approved by the Community Development Director, the Planning Commission, or City Council and for which a certificate of compliance has not been issued pursuant to these regulations.
   (C)   A violation of this chapter shall be deemed an offense and shall be punishable as provided in § 10.99 and in accordance with applicable state law. Any person, partnership or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter upon conviction thereof shall be punished as provided in § 10.99.
   (D)   The city may issue citations to suspected violators of this chapter, which citations shall state the violation that is alleged, the time of the observation of the offense, any correction of the violation which is sought, the time allowable for the accomplishment of the correction and the further action which will be taken to seek remedy should correction not be accomplished. The issuance of such citations does not preclude the filing of charges in district court, nor shall the issuance of such citations be a mandatory process precedent to the filing of charges in district court.
(Ord. 1573, passed 11-13-07)