§ 41.11  ORDINANCE CIVIL FINE SCHEDULE.
   Violations of ordinances that are enforced by the city code enforcement officer and Board shall be subject to the following schedule of civil fines:
   (A)   If a citation for a violation of an ordinance is not contested by the person charged with the violation, the penalties set forth in this division and in accordance with the citation and the specific ordinance violated shall apply.
      (1)   Each section violated within a five year period, except for violations of the chronic nuisance ordinance as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20.
 
   Each Section Violated
First offense
$10
Second offense
$50
Third or higher offense
$100
 
      (2)   Each section violated within a five-year period of the chronic nuisance ordinance as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20.
 
First offense
$100
Second offense
$250
Third offense
$500
Fourth offense
$1,000
Fifth or higher offense
$5,000
 
   (B)   If the citation is contested and a hearing before the Code Enforcement Board is required, the following maximum penalties may be imposed at the discretion of the Code Enforcement Board:
      (1)   Each section violated within a five year period, except for violations of the chronic nuisance ordinance as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20.
 
Each Section Violated
First offense
$100
Second offense
$300
Third or higher offense
$1,000
 
      (2)   Each section violated within a five-year period of the chronic nuisance ordinance as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20.
 
First offense
$500
Second offense
$1,500
Third offense
$2,500
Fourth offense
$5,000
Fifth or higher offense
$10,000
 
   (C)   Each section of a code or ordinance violated shall be considered a separate finable offense. If two or more sections of a code or ordinance are violated, the fines shall be cumulative and be enforced under the same citation. Each day a violation exists shall be considered a separate offense. Additionally, multiple offenses, whether the same or different offenses, may be included on a single citation. Any recurring offense after the third offense shall be considered additional third offenses in the case of offenses other than those under the chronic nuisance ordinance, as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20. Any recurring offense after the fifth offense shall be considered additional fifth offenses in the case of offenses under the chronic nuisance ordinance, as set forth in §§ 92.15 through 92.20.
(Ord. 2016-14, passed 1-9-17)