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(a) The Director may issue rules, regulations, and guidelines necessary or appropriate for the implementation and enforcement of this Article 1D.
(b) Violations of this Article 1D or of any rule or regulation issued under this Article shall be punishable by administrative fines imposed pursuant to administrative citations. Administrative Code Chapter 100 “Procedures Governing the Imposition of Administrative Fines,” as amended from time to time, is hereby incorporated and shall govern the issuance and enforcement of administrative citations, and collection and review of administrative fines, to enforce this Article and any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this Article, with the following qualifications and exceptions for purposes of this Article:
(3) A person who receives an administrative citation from the Director shall have 24 hours, or such greater time as deemed reasonable under the circumstances by the Director or an employee designated by the Director, to correct or otherwise remedy the violation prior to the imposition of administrative fines;
(4) The fine for any violation issued pursuant to this Article shall be paid to the Treasurer of the City and County of San Francisco and credited to the Public Health Environmental Health Code Compliance Fund, authorized by Administrative Code Section 10.100-193;
(5) The amount of the fine for violation of this Article 1D or of any rule or regulation issued under this Article shall be up to $500 for a first violation; up to $750 for a second violation within one year of the date of the first violation; and up to $1,000 for each additional violation within one year of the date of a second or subsequent violation;
(6) The Director may recover any costs and fees, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, for enforcement initiated through this Article 1D.
(Added by Ord. 55-18, File No. 171317, App. 4/13/2018, Eff. 5/14/2018)