§ 93.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   Any person violating any provision of this chapter for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be subject to § 10.99 of this code of ordinances.
   (B)   (1)   Criminal prosecution; penalty. A peace officer may issue a citation to any person who violates the provision of §§ 93.001 through 93.007 of this chapter. The City Building Official is authorized to issue citations in the same manner as a peace officer for violations of the Uniform Building Code. Officers of the Fire Department are authorized to issue a citation to any person who violates the provision of §§ 93.001 through 93.007 of this chapter and of the Uniform Fire Code. Criminal prosecution is in addition to and independent of the civil remedies provided in §§ 93.001 through 93.007 of this chapter. Any person convicted of violating any provision of §§ 93.001 through 93.007 of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $700 or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both, plus the costs of prosecution in either case.
      (2)   Separate offense. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense.
(1992 Code, § 1090:35)
   (C)   Any firm, person or corporation violating any provision of § 93.020 of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $200 or by imprisonment for a period of not more than 30 days.
(1992 Code, § 1020:05)
   (D)   (1)   Any person who shall commit, cause or create a nuisance, as defined in § 93.023, shall be guilty of a penal offense.
(1992 Code, § 1045:05)
      (2)   Any person, other than the person occupying such premises, who shall remove, injure, damage or deface the placard or sign referred to in § 93.023 of this chapter, shall be guilty of a penal offense.
(1992 Code, § 1045:10)
   (E)   Any person violating the provisions of § 93.024 of this chapter shall be guilty of a penal offense. Every day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense. Imposition of the penalty hereby provided shall not be construed as an abatement of any conditions declared to be a nuisance hereunder, nor shall it prevent the abatement thereof by such other means as may be available.
(1992 Code, § 1050:15)
   (F)   Any person violating § 93.025 of this chapter shall be guilty of a petty misdemeanor.
(1992 Code, § 1052:15)
   (G)   Every violation of § 93.026 of this chapter shall be a petty offense. Every separate day during which or any part of which such nuisance is continued shall be a separate offense.
(1992 Code, § 1055:15)
   (H)   (1)   If the owner or owners, occupants or occupant of the premises on which such nuisance, as prescribed in § 93.027 of this chapter shall be situated shall neglect or refuse to remove the same for the space of 24 hours after such notice shall have been given, he, she or they, on conviction thereof, shall be liable to pay a fine not exceeding $100 for each day he, she or they shall have permitted such nuisance to remain after notice thereof.
(1992 Code, § 1060:00)
      (2)   If any person or persons shall, after notice as provided in § 93.027 of this chapter, permit any such nuisance to remain which shall be dangerous or offensive or hurtful, it shall be lawful for the Police Department to remove and abate such nuisance and the person or persons permitting such nuisance to remain as last aforesaid shall, on conviction thereof, be liable to pay a fine not exceeding $300 and the expense of removing such nuisance; provided that, the Council may, at the time of the abatement of any such nuisance or at any time thereafter, direct an assessment to be made on the lot or lots or land from which such nuisance shall have been removed sufficient in amount to pay all the expenses of removing the same and, when such assessment shall have been levied and collected, it shall be a bar to the recovery of the same by any proceeding before any court having jurisdiction, but shall not prevent the recovery of any fine under § 93.027 of this chapter to which any person or persons may have become liable for creating such nuisance or suffering the same to remain after notice as aforesaid.
(1992 Code, § 1060:05)
   (I)   (1)   Enforcement duties. The City Police Department shall enforce the provisions of § 93.029 of this chapter.
      (2)   Criminal penalties. Every person who violates any provision of § 93.029 of this chapter is guilty of a penal offense.
(1992 Code, § 1080:05)
   (J)   Any person who shall neglect to cut and remove weeds, grass or other vegetation as directed in §§ 93.060 through 93.063 of this chapter, or who shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with the provisions of any notice herein provided, or who shall violate any of the provisions of §§ 93.060 through 93.063 of this chapter, or who shall resist or obstruct the Weed Inspector, or his or her employees, in the cutting and removal of weeds, grass and other vegetation shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a petty offense as provided in § 10.99 of this code of ordinances, and each day on which such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
(1992 Code, § 1065:20)
(Ord. 1137, passed 5-21-1996; Ord. 1183, passed 5-5-1998; Ord. 1212, passed 8-3-1999; Ord. 1331, passed 11-5-2003; Ord. 1282, passed 6-17-2002; Ord. 1459, passed 8-2-2010)