1345.99  PENALTY.
   (a)     Any owner, tenant, or person in control of property who neglects or refuses to obey a proper order issued by the Zoning Administrator or a duly authorized representative, pursuant to this chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree. Each and every day's violation after the time specified in any notice provided for herein that such nuisance is permitted to exist shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense hereunder.
   (b)     It shall be an affirmative defense to the refusal or neglect to obey a proper order issued pursuant to this chapter that the person was willing to comply with the order but was financially unable to do so.
   (c)     Whoever violates the provisions of Section 1345.10 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree.
   (d)     No proceeding under this section may be maintained unless the Zoning administrator, the Chief Building Official and the Fire Chief (if required) shall unanimously find that a public nuisance as defined in this chapter exists and should be abated. 
(Ord. 106-2020.  Passed 9-21-20.)