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(a) Whoever violates any provision of this chapter for which no penalty is otherwise provided is guilty of creating a public health nuisance and subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment for a term not to exceed (180) days or both, at the discretion of the court.
(b) If the owner of a premises fails to comply with an abatement order within the time prescribed, the code official shall cause the nuisance condition to be removed and the cost of such removal shall be certified to the Lorain County Auditor, to be assessed against the said real property and made a lien upon it and collected as other taxes all under the authority of Ohio R.C. 3707.01 and/or 3707.02.
(Ord. 242-98. Passed 11-16-98.)