§ 4-314  PENALTIES.
   It shall be unlawful and an offense for any person to violate or neglect to comply with any provisions hereof irrespective of whether or not the verbiage of each section hereof contains the specific language that the violation or neglect is unlawful and is an offense.  Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this article, or any of the provisions of a drilling and operating permit issued pursuant hereto, or any condition of the bond filed by the permittee pursuant to this article, or who shall neglect to comply with the terms hereof, shall be fined in a sum of not more than $100, plus court costs and the violation of each separate provision of this article, and of the permit, and of the bond, shall be considered a separate offense, and each day’s violation of each separate provision thereof shall be considered a separate offense.  In addition to the foregoing penalties, except as to termination of permits as provided for herein and cessation of operations as provided for herein, which termination or cessation shall be effective without any action by City Council and only with the notices provided for in those sections, it is further provided that the City Council at any regular or special session or meeting thereof, may, provided ten business days notice has been given to the permittee that revocation is to be considered at the meeting, revoke or suspend any permit issued under this article and under which drilling or producing operations are being conducted in the event the permittee thereof has violated any provision of the permit, the bond or this article.  In the event the permit be revoked, the permittee may make application to the City Manager or his or her designee for re-issuance of the permit, and the action of the city thereon shall be final.  Any continuing offense shall be considered a public nuisance, the remedies for which under law shall be in addition to those hereinbefore enumerated.
(Ord. 2991, passed 7-19-94)