1242.99   VIOLATION AND PENALTY.
   (a)   Any owner or agent and any person or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this Zoning Code or fail to comply therewith or with any of the requirements thereof, or who shall erect, structurally alter, enlarge, rebuild, or move any building or buildings or any structure or put into use any lot or land in violation of any detailed statement or plan submitted hereunder, or who shall refuse reasonable opportunity to inspect any premises, shall be liable to a fine of not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00) or to imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or to both such fine and imprisonment.  Each and every day such violation continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct violation.
   (b)   The owner of any building or structure, lot or land or part thereof, where anything in violation of this Zoning Code shall be placed or shall exist, and any architect, builder, contractor, agent, person, or corporation employed in connection therewith and who assists in the commission of such violation, shall each be guilty of a separate violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall each be liable to the fine or imprisonment, or both, as specified in this section.
   (c)   Any property owner's failure to maintain a fence in proper repair or in a safe condition shall, after ten days written notice by the City requiring his or her abatement of the problem, result in action to be taken by the City to have said fence removed or repaired at the present property owner's expense, and such legal action as may be required to collect all expenses incurred by the City.
(Ord. 52.  Passed 6-16-97.)