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Any person who shall violate any provision within this chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty of $50, to be recovered in a civil action in the nature of a debt if not paid voluntarily within 72 hours after having been cited for the violation. Each day the violation shall continue to exist after the aforementioned 72 hours shall constitute a separate offense and shall be subject to a civil penalty of $10 per day, in addition to the original civil penalty of $50 for the violation. This provision is adopted pursuant to and in accordance with G.S. § 160A-175 and may be enforced by any one, all or a combination of the remedies authorized and prescribed thereunder.
(Prior Code, § 16-141) (Ord. passed 9-26-1989)