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(a) Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter, including the provisions of the Ohio Fire Code, or fails to comply therewith, or violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or fails to comply with such an order as affirmed or modified by the Director of Public Safety or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within the time fixed therein, is severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, guilty of a minor misdemeanor and shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.00). The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time. When not otherwise specified, a separate offense shall be deemed committed each ten days that prohibited conditions are maintained.
(b) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.