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(a) The Director of Public Health shall enforce Section 1009.1 hereof against violations by any of the following actions:
(1) Receiving complaints relating to violations of this Article;
(2) Acting upon complaints relating to violations of this Article by either:
(A) Serving notice requiring correction of any violation of this Article;
(B) Calling upon the City Attorney to maintain an action for injunction to enforce the provisions of this Article, to cause the correction of any such violation, and for assessment and recovery of a civil penalty for such violation.
(b) Any person who violates or refuses to comply with the provisions of this Article shall be liable for a civil penalty of $100, which penalty shall be assessed and recovered in a civil action brought in the name of the People of the City and County of San Francisco in any court of competent jurisdiction. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such. Any penalty assessed and recovered in an action brought pursuant to this paragraph shall be paid to the Treasurer of the City and County of San Francisco.
(c) Any person who violates or refuses to comply with the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of an infraction, and shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for every day such violation or refusal shall continue. Every violation is punishable by (1) a fine of at least $25 but not exceeding $100 for a first violation; (2) a fine of at least $100 but not exceeding $200 for a second violation within one year; (3) a fine of at least $200 but not exceeding $500 for each additional violation within one year.
(Added by Ord. 234-91, App. 6/18/91; amended by Ord. 20-97, App. 1/24/97)