§ 159.99  PENALTY.
   (A)   A violation of any of the provisions of this chapter shall subject the owner and responsible local agent to a civil penalty of $100. Civil penalties shall be levied on a per-registration basis and not on a per-rental-dwelling basis.
   (B)   Each day that a violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
   (C)   Before levying any civil penalty, the city must first provide written notice to the owner(s) and responsible local agent that a violation exists and provide 30 days from the date of the written notice for the owner or responsible local agent to correct the violation.
   (D)   The city may collect unpaid civil penalties in a civil action in the nature of debt.
   (E)   This chapter may be enforced by any appropriate equitable or other legal remedy permitted by law.
(Ord. passed 3-19-07)