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(A) No residential single-family property owner shall be subject to a penalty under this section. Except upon court order, no city employee shall enter a residential single-family private property for failure to remove or graffiti under § 3-3-13-3(B)(3). The penalty for violation of § 3-3-14-2(D) shall be as prescribed in the general penalty section of this code, § 1-1-2-3, which provides for a fine of not less than $50 for the first offense, or for each offense in the first continuous series of offenses, and a fine of not more than $2,500 for any second or subsequent offense or for each offense in any second or subsequent continuous series of offenses. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense and each day that a violation continues, after notice of the violation is given to the responsible party, shall constitute a separate offense.
(B) For the purposes of division (A) of this section, a violation shall be considered a second or subsequent violation whether it occurs on the same property as the first violation or on another property owned or occupied by the recipient. If a recipient fails or refuses to abate a violation within 30 days after the imposition of a fine as provided in division (A) of this section, such continued failure or refusal shall also be considered a second or subsequent violation and be subject to the general enforcement provisions established § 1-1-2-3 of this code.
(Ord. 4, 2018, passed 8-6-2018)