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(a) In addition to any other remedies that may be available, a violation of this Article 23 may be punishable by an administrative fine, which may be assessed by an administrative citation issued by Public Works officials or employees designated in Section 38 of the Police Code. Administrative Code Chapter 100, "Procedures Governing the Imposition of Administrative Fines," as may be amended from time to time, is hereby incorporated and shall govern the procedure for the imposition, enforcement, collection, and administrative review of administrative citations issued to enforce this Article, except that the amount of the administrative fine shall be up to $1,000 per violation per day during the term of the violation.
(b) All monies received by the City in payment of administrative fines for violation of this Article 23 shall be deposited to the credit of Public Works to be used for the graffiti removal, abatement, education, and enforcement activities of the Department and other City departments, including the City Attorney's Office. Balances remaining from the fine collection at the close of any fiscal year shall have been deemed to have been provided for a specific purpose within the meaning of Section 9.113 of the Charter, and shall be carried forward and accumulated for the purposes recited in this subsection (b). The monies received through payment of such fines are hereby appropriated exclusively for those purposes.
(Added by Ord. 44-16 , File No. 160103, App. 4/8/2016, Eff. 5/8/2016)