§ 154.999  PENALTY.
   (A)   (1)   No building permit shall be issued or construction shall be authorized by the county on lands where a subdivision plat is required to be approved and recorded as provided herein and no certificate of occupancy shall be issued until the compliance with this chapter and other applicable provisions regarding the use of any structure or land where a subdivision plat is required to be approved and recorded as provided herein has been made by the agent.
      (2)   The violation of any provision of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $500 or not more than $500 for each lot or parcel of land subdivided or transferred or sold in violation hereof. The county may, notwithstanding the imposition of any fine in accordance with this section, seek equitable relief to enjoin any violation of this chapter, in any court of competent jurisdiction.
   (B)   (1)   Whenever, upon inspection of any manufactured home, the Health Officer or Building Official finds that conditions exist which are in violation of any of the provisions of the State Industrialized Building and Manufactured Home Safety Regulations, the State Uniform Statewide Building Code, or the County Manufactured Home Ordinance, the Building Official shall give written notice to the owner, landowner, and/or permit holder that unless such conditions or practices are corrected within 30 days, such owner, landowner, or permit holder shall be deemed in violation of the appropriately referenced regulation, law, or code.
      (2)   Any person, persons, firm, or corporation which fails to comply with any or all of the requirements of the aforementioned codes or laws or directions of the Building Official shall be guilty of any offense and, upon conviction, shall pay a fine or not less that $25 nor more than $1,000. Each day during which any violation continues shall constitute a separate offense. In addition to the above penalties, all other actions are hereby reserved, including an action, in equity for the proper enforcement. The imposition of a fine or penalty for any violation or noncompliance shall not excuse the violation or noncompliance or permit it to continue; all such persons shall be required to correct, abate, or remedy such violations or noncompliance within a reasonable time. A reasonable compliance time should normally not exceed 30 days.
(Ord. passed 8-10-1989)