SEC. 7-159.  PENALTIES.
   (A)   If a person or entity is served a notice to abate a nuisance or attractive nuisance pursuant to section 7-154(A) and fails to either abate the condition within ten days of the delivery of such notice, or in the case of service by mail and posting, within 15 days from the day of mailing or posting the notice, whichever is later or fails to file a timely appeal, such person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.  Each day that such nuisance or attractive nuisance exists beyond the time set forth in this chapter for abatement or appeal of the notice to abate such nuisance or attractive nuisance shall constitute a new and separate misdemeanor and may be charged as such.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any misdemeanor violation or failure to comply may, in the discretion of the city attorney, be prosecuted as an infraction.
   (B)   If a person or entity is served a notice to abate a nuisance or attractive nuisance pursuant to section 7-154(A) and files an appeal, such person shall comply with the decision of the appeal officer. If a person or entity fails to comply with a decision of the appeal officer that person or entity shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.  Each day that such person or entity fails to comply with the decision of the appeal officer shall constitute a new and separate misdemeanor and may be charged as such. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any misdemeanor violation or failure to comply may, in the discretion of the city attorney, be prosecuted as an infraction.
(`64 Code, Sec. 19-62.7)  (Ord. No. 2331, 2379; 2768)