Whenever the City Law Director is of the opinion that a junk yard is being operated or maintained in violation of any of the provisions of Ohio R.C. 4737.05 through 4737.12 and this chapter, he or she may apply in the name of the City to a court of competent jurisdiction alleging the violation complained of and requesting an injunction and other proper relief.  In such a case, the court may order such junk yard abated as a public nuisance or make such other order as may be proper.  Any action brought hereunder shall not be deemed a bar to criminal prosecution under this chapter.
(Ord. 90-224.  Passed 8-20-90.)