§ 50.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to violate any provision of this chapter. Any person, firm or corporation violating this chapter shall subject the offender to a civil penalty in the amount of $50. Each day's continuing violation shall be a separate and distinct offense. The Village Manager or his or her designee shall notify either by telephone or letter the person, firm or corporation in violation, describing the offense, the section violated, the corrective action necessary and a reasonable time period for compliance. If the violation is not corrected within the required time, the Village Manager or his or her designee shall have the authority to issue a civil citation, on forms developed for that purpose, imposing the herein above-stated civil penalty of $50 for each separate offense. If corrective action is not taken or the penalty paid, the Village Manager shall forward the matter to the Village Attorney for further legal action. Such action could include, but not be limited to civil action, criminal prosecution and injunction as allowed by this section and state law.
   (B)   In addition to or in lieu of any remedies authorized above, violations of this section may be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or infraction in accordance with G.S. § 160A-175.
(1986 Code, § 12-2.13)  (Ord. 04-43, passed 11-30-2004)