§ 9-3010.  Penalties.
   (1)   Any person who violates any provision of this Chapter or regulation adopted by the Department under this Chapter is subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) or more than three hundred dollars ($300) for each violation.
   (2)   If the Department finds that a person, corporation, partnership or other business entity is performing work on a sheet metal system without possessing a certificate or apprentice permit or employing properly certified or permitted persons as required by this Chapter, it shall issue a Cease Operations Order to prevent further work from being performed by any such person or entity. The Cease Operations Order shall remain in effect until appropriate action is taken to ensure full compliance with the requirements of this Chapter.
   (3)   Each day a person performs work on a sheet metal system without possessing a certificate or apprentice permit as required by this Chapter shall constitute a separate violation of this Chapter for which such person shall be liable. Each day a person, corporation, partnership or other business entity employs a person to perform work on a sheet metal system who does not have a certificate or apprentice permit in violation of this Chapter shall be a separate violation for which such person or entity shall be liable.
   (4)   The Department may, after providing notice and an opportunity to be heard, revoke or suspend a certificate or apprentice permit for any violation of this Chapter or regulation adopted by the Department under this Chapter or upon a finding of technical incompetence.
   (5)   The Department shall, after providing notice and an opportunity to be heard, suspend or revoke, for a period of not less than six months and not more than one year, applicable contractor licenses, issued by the Department to any person, corporation, partnership or other business entity that knowingly or recklessly performs work on sheet metal systems or employs persons to perform work on sheet metal systems without applicable certificates or permits required by this Chapter. If the person, corporation, partnership or other business entity does not possess a contractor license, the Department shall place a restriction on the commercial activity license of such person or entity prohibiting them from performing work on sheet metal systems for a period of not less than six months and not more than one year. 1160

 

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   Amended, Bill No. 110758 (approved December 21, 2011), effective May 1, 2012.