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A. Complaints: Whenever a violation of these regulations occurs, or is alleged to have occurred, any person may file a written complaint. Such complaint, stating fully the causes and basis thereof, shall be filed with the zoning administrator. The zoning administrator shall promptly record such complaint, immediately investigate and take action thereon as provided by these regulations.
B. Penalties For Violations:
1. Penalties: Violations of any of the provisions of this title or failure to comply with any of its requirements, or any of the requirements or conditions imposed by an agency, board, commission or the town commission, shall constitute a misdemeanor. Any person who violates these regulations or fails to comply with any of its requirements shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned for not more than six (6) months, or both, and in addition shall pay all costs and expenses involved in the case. Each day such violation continues shall be considered a separate offense and punishable as such.
2. Jointly Liable: The owner or tenant of any building, structure, premises, or part thereof, and an architect, builder, contractor, agent, or other person who commits, participates in, assists in, or maintains such violation may each be found guilty of a separate offense and suffer the penalties herein provided.
C. Other Proceedings To Correct Violations: If any structure is constructed, or altered, or any structure or land is used in violation of this title the proper authorities of the town may institute any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful action or use. Action may also be taken to prevent the occupancy of such structure or land and to cause the correction of such violation. (Ord. 131, 3-14-2002)