1043.99  PENALTY; LIABILITY FOR COSTS OF DAMAGES; ABATEMENT OF VIOLATIONS AS PUBLIC NUISANCES.
   (a)   Notwithstanding the penalties prescribed in these Codified Ordinances for civil or criminal violations, the City shall have the authority to seek or assess civil or criminal penalties in an amount of at least five hundred dollars ($500.00) a day for each violation by nondomestic users of pretreatment standards and requirements, unless limited to a lesser amount by Federal or State law.
   (b)   In addition to the penalty provided in subsection (a) hereof, whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable to the City for any expense, loss or damage occasioned to the City by reason of such violation or noncompliance, and recovery therefor may be had in an appropriate action in any court of competent jurisdiction.
   (c)   Any continued violation or noncompliance, after due notice as provided in Section 1043.14, shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be abated by a suit in equity by the City in any court of competent jurisdiction.  This remedy shall be in addition to those heretofore provided for.
   (d)   Any continued violation or noncompliance, after due notice as provided in Section 1043.14 shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be abated by a suit in equity by the City in any court of competent jurisdiction. This remedy shall be in addition to those heretofore provided for.
(Ord. 656.  Passed 9-15-97; Ord. 750.  Passed 1-12-04.)