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A. Regulations. The Director of the Department of Public Works may promulgate such regulations as are necessary for the proper administration and enforcement of this Part. The City may change, modify, repeal or amend any portion of said regulations at any time.
B. Enforcement. The authority of enforcement of this Part is under the jurisdiction of the City of Reading Department of Public Works. The Department of Public Works is hereby authorized to share enforcement of this provision with the Codes Enforcement Division as needed.
C. Prosecution of violations. Any person who shall violate a provision of this Part, or who shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or any notice to correct shall, upon conviction be guilty of a summary offense before any Magisterial District Judge. Such offense shall be one of strict liability. As part of the prosecution of such offense, the enforcing authority may seek as restitution any funds incurred by the City of Reading to correct a violation. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense. In addition, if the notice to construct, pave, curb, repave, recurb, keep in good repair or remove hazardous conditions is not complied within the time given, the authority with enforcement power shall institute the appropriate proceeding at law or in equity to restrain, correct or abate such violation. Nothing in this section shall preclude the City of Reading from charging against the property abutting the sidewalk by placement of lien thereon for any costs incurred by the City to correct such offense.
(1) Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000, plus costs, or in default of payment of said fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term of not to exceed 90 days.
(2) Any person who violates any provision of § 508-514 shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $1,000, plus costs, or in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Further, any such person shall forthwith remove or cause to be removed violation of § 508-514.