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(A) The violation of any provision of the code or other ordinance shall be punishable by a fine of $1,000 or imprisonment of six months, or both, as a general misdemeanor.
(B) Any violation of any provision of the code or other ordinance may, in the discretion of the city attorney, be prosecuted as:
(1) An infraction;
(2) A civil citation; or
(3) A civil injunction.
(C) Every violation that the city attorney prosecutes as an infraction shall be punishable as follows:
(1) A fine not exceeding $100 for a first violation of a code section or ordinance;
(2) A fine not exceeding $200 for a second violation of the same code section or ordinance within one year; and
(3) A fine not exceeding $500 for the third and every additional violation of the same code section or ordinance within one year.
(D) Each day that a violation of the code or other ordinance continues shall constitute a new and separate offense and may be prosecuted as such.
(E) No person shall cause, use, occupy or maintain any violation of any code section or any ordinance or to cause the same to be done.
(F) The city council finds and determines that any continuing violation of any code section or ordinance shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be summarily abated as such by the city manager.
(`64 Code, Sec. 1-10) (Ord. No. 1393, 1568, 1616, 2056, 2394, 2489)