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1. District justices shall have initial jurisdiction in proceedings brought under this Section.
2. Any person, partnership or corporation who or which has violated the provisions of this Chapter upon being found liable therefore in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Township, shall pay a judgement of not more than $500 plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Township as a result thereof. No judgement shall commence or be imposed, levied or be payable until the date of the determination of a violation by the District Justice. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgement, the Township may enforce the judgement pursuant to the applicable rules of civil procedure.
3. Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate violation, unless the District Justice further determines that there was good faith basis for the party to have believed that there was no such violation until the fifth day following the date of the determination of a violation. In this event, there shall be deemed to have been only one violation by the District Justice and thereafter each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separation violation.
4. The Court of Common Pleas, upon petition, may grant an order of stay, upon cause shown, tolling the per them judgement pending a final adjudication of the violation and judgement.
5. Nothing contained in this Section shall be construed or interpreted to grant to any person or entity other than the Township right to commence any action for enforcement pursuant to this Section.