1135.99  PENALTY.
   (a)    The first violation of the provisions of this Zoning Code or failure to comply with any of its requirements shall constitute a minor offense.  Upon conviction thereof any person may be fined $100.00.
   (b)    A second violation of a different type, of the provisions of this Zoning Code or failure to comply with any of its requirements shall constitute a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.  Upon conviction thereof any person may be fined not more than $250.00 or imprisoned for not more than thirty (30) days or both, and in addition shall pay all costs and expenses involved in the case.
   (c)   If the same violation occurs a second time within the same year the offense shall constitute a misdemeanor of the third degree and upon conviction the fine shall be not more than $500.00 or imprisonment for not more than sixty (60) days or both, and in addition the offender shall pay all costs and expenses involved in the case.  If the same violation occurs a third time within the same year the offense shall constitute a misdemeanor of the second degree and upon conviction the fine shall be not more than $750.00 or imprisonment for not more than ninety (90) days or both, and in addition the offender shall pay all costs and expenses involved in the case.
   (d)   Each day any such violation continues after receipt of a violation notice shall constitute a separate offense.  The owner or tenant of any building, structure, premises, or part thereof, and any architect, builder, contractor, agent or other person who commits, participates in, assists in, or maintains, such violation, may each be found guilty of a separate offense and suffer the penalties herein provided.  Nothing herein contained shall prevent the Municipality from taking such other lawful action as is necessary to prevent or remedy any violations.
(Ord. 05-08.  Passed 2-25-08.)