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(a) The Executive Director or his or her designee may issue a citation imposing an administrative penalty in an amount of up to three times the applicable use fee under Section 57.5(c) of this Chapter 57 to any person that has violated this Chapter. The amount of such administrative penalty will be based on the impact of the violation on the community, the impact of the violation on the City, the amount of staff time needed to investigate and address such violations, and such other factors as justice may require.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (a), setting forth the amount of administrative fines, Administrative Code Chapter 100, “Procedures Governing the Imposition of Administrative Fines,” as may be amended from time to time, is hereby incorporated in its entirety and shall govern the procedure for imposition, enforcement, collection, and administrative review of administrative citations issued by the Executive Director or his or her designee to enforce this Chapter 57.
(c) If a film company did not enter into a use contract to engage in film production and is seeking a certification that the film was made in compliance with the laws of the jurisdiction where it was filmed, the film company will receive a certification of compliance upon payment of the administrative penalty, evidence of insurance as required by the City Risk Manager, if such insurance was in effect at the time of filming, and upon signing an agreement to hold the City harmless for any costs associated with any loss or claim attributable to any of the activities of the film production in connection with the filming.
(d) The Executive Director may require a film company seeking to engage in film production to pay any unpaid administrative fines imposed under this Section 57.9 prior to entering into any further use contracts.
(Added by Ord. 244-18, File No. 180518, App. 10/26/2018, Eff. 11/26/2018)
(Former Sec. 57.9 added by Ord. 464-88, App. 10/12/88; amended by Ord. 425-89, App. 11/21/89; Ord. 358-91, App. 10/2/91; repealed by Ord. 331-00, File No. 001967, App. 12/28/2000)
SEC. 57.10. [REPEALED.]
(Added by Ord. 464-88, App. 10/12/88; amended by Ord. 425-89, App. 11/21/89; Ord. 358-91, App. 10/2/91; repealed by Ord. 331-00, File No. 001967, App. 12/28/2000)