1480.99  PENALTY; EQUITABLE REMEDIES.
   (a)   Whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions and requirements of the International Property Maintenance Code, as adopted in Section 1480.01 or the Additional Provisions set forth in Section 1480.04 , or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or violates any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, may, severally, for each and every such violation and noncompliance, respectively, be subject to the Municipal civil infraction provisions of Chapter 1424 of this Building and Housing Code.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation or noncompliance occurs or continues.
   (b)   The application of the penalty provided in division (a) hereof shall not be held to prevent the forced removal of prohibited conditions by the City through any legal and/or equitable remedies.
   (c)   Whoever violates or fails to comply with any of the provisions and requirements of the International Property Maintenance Code, as adopted in Section 1480.01 , and/or the additional provisions set forth in Section 1480.04 , is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree and shall be punished by a maximum fine of five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or imprisonment for a maximum period of 60 days, or both, for each offense.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. Each subsequent violation of the same provision of the International Property Maintenance Code, as adopted in Section 1480.01 , and/or the additional provisions set forth in Section 1480.04, shall be a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall be punishable by a maximum fine of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and/or imprisonment for a maximum period of six months, or both.
(Ord. 97-10.  Passed 2-5-97; Ord. 04-56.  Passed 5-5-04; Ord. 06-14.  Passed 2-1-06; Ord. 15-109.  Passed 9-1-15; Ord. 18-92.  8-14-18.)