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(A) If any person or entity violates a provision of this chapter, the violation shall be a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of $500 per violation, with each day representing a separate violation.
(B) If any person or entity violates a provision of this chapter, a civil penalty may be levied. For each violation, a civil fine of $500 may be levied per violation, with each day representing a separate violation. The penalties shall be enforced and subject to trial as established by Md. Code, Art. 66B, § 7.01(c), as amended, which is hereby included by reference.
(C) In addition, if any provision of this chapter is violated, the Garrett County Board of Commissioners or their designee may institute any appropriate action or proceeding to prevent the unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, conversion, maintenance or use, to restrain, correct or abate the violation, to prevent the occupancy of the building, structure or land, or to prevent any illegal act, conduct, business or use in or about the premises.
(Ord. —, passed 6-24-1997, eff. 7-1-1997)